CRDM at the NCSU Graduate Research Symposium

Again this year, CRDM students made a strong showing at the 7th annual NCSU Graduate Research Symposium. Giving poster presentations this year were: Jeff Swift, "Digital Demagoguery and the Virtue of Bias." Jeff's project examined demagoguery on online political websites. Valeska Redmond, "The Influence of Power in Upward Employee Dissent." Valeska's research looked at how …

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Our Graduate Teaching Assistants? Outstanding!

We're proud to count several CRDMers amongst the nominees for the 2011 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards. According to the North Carolina State University Graduate Student Association (or NCSUGSA for a mind-boggling initialism), The Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards serves as the primary university-level forum for recognizing exceptional contributions made by Graduate Teaching Assistants to the …

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AAA from the ACAAGS Honors CRDM

(that's a lot of letters) Last semester Freddi Hamilton ('06 cohort) won the Academic Achievement Award, a university-wide award given by the Association for the Concerns of African-American Graduate Students (ACAAGS).  She was recognized for her achievements in four arenas: her outstanding academic record, her excellence as a teacher, her important and innovative research, and …

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Dissertation Award, the Friendly Ghost

We've mentioned his dissertation in an earlier post, and now it seems it's worth mentioning again: Christian Casper has won the 2009-2010 CHASS Dissertation Award. A committee of graduate program directors evaluates all entries from CHASS (the College of Humanities and Social Sciences) doctoral programs, and ultimately chooses one dissertation project each year to honor …

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Top Paper Award at ECA Puts CRDM on the Map

(See what I did there?) Jordan Frith, a second year in the CRDM program, earned the "Top Paper" award in the Communication and Technology Interest Group at the Eastern Communication Association conference in Baltimore (April 22-25). Titled "Where are You Now? Location Aware Technologies and the Organizing Logics of Space," Jordan's paper addresses the issue of …

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Pair of Awards for a Pair of Second-Years

Two second-year CRDM students, David Gruber and Jason Kalin, won recognition at NC State's university-wide Graduate Student Research Symposium on Friday, March 11th. David won first place in the Social Sciences and Management category and Jason won second place in the Humanities and Design category. Their titles and abstracts follow below. Congrats to the both …

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NCSU @ NCA 2009

NC State brought a significant contingent to Chicago for the annual National Communication Association conference, and of the 36 presenters from NCSU, 14 were students in the CRDM program: Christopher Cummings, "The Public and Scary Science: Biotechnology to Synthetic Biology" Jacob A. Dickerson, "A Framework for the Rhetorical Examination of Digital Technologies Over Time" Jordan …

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