Human communication

Scripps to induct Dr. David Descutner into the Ohio Communications Hall of Fame on March 21

Dr. David Descutner Dr. David Descutner, who joined the Ohio University faculty in 1979 and served in many ways until his final retirement in December 2017, was chosen by the Scripps College of Communication at the University of Ohio as the next member of the Ohio Communications Hall of Fame. He will be inducted Monday, […]

Academic journal

Lance Freeman: Penn onboards professor from Knowledge University

Lance Freeman: Penn onboards professor from Knowledge University On February 15, Wendell Pritchett, acting president of the University of Pennsylvania, and Beth Winkelstein, acting vice president, announced the appointment of Lance Freeman as the 29th Penn University Integrates Knowledge Professor at the University. of Pennsylvania. Dr. Freeman, one of the world’s foremost experts on urban […]

Human technology

Developing Public Interest Technology by enga

When it comes to designing and developing socio-technical systems, the public interest is not always a priority. A human-centered approach that includes public input is needed to develop lasting solutions. “You don’t build for the public, you build with them,” said Katina Michael, a professor at Arizona State University in School for the Future of […]

Human communication

Communication skills predict who emerges as a team leader at work

BUFFALO, NY — If you want to be seen as a leader, work on your public speaking skills — according to a new study from the University at Buffalo School of Management, which found that strong communication skills reliably predict the emergence of leadership in teams. The article, forthcoming in the Journal of Applied Psychology, […]

Academic journal

SCSU Seeks Public Funding for Student Center and Dormitory Rehab |

South Carolina State University is asking lawmakers for its share of the state’s projected $1 billion surplus so the university can, among other things, add a student center and fully rehabilitate Truth Hall. Acting SC State President Alexander Conyers reported at a Feb. 3 meeting of the university’s board of trustees that he and his […]

Academic journal

$150,000 grant expands Framingham State’s digital humanities offerings

Framingham State University has received a second grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) totaling $146,785 that will be used to expand race inquiry programs through the Digital Program University Humanities. Funds from the latest grant will provide a series of workshops and institutes focused on using digital humanities tools to explore issues […]

Human technology

Hooded Honors College students for the 2021 fall semester

[ad_1] Friday, January 7, 2022 Media contact: Jordan Bishop | Communication specialist | 405-744-9782 | [email protected] Oklahoma State University Honors College celebrated its fall graduates with a balaclava ceremony on Dec. 10 in the Students Union Ballroom. Fifty-four honors graduates were invited to the ceremony, of which 25 were Honors College diploma candidates. To earn […]

Human technology

Peatlands, banks and bubble barriers: five major projects to protect nature | Biodiversity

[ad_1] 1. Save the prairies The common names of Glade Clover, Cream Clover, and Porter’s Goldenrod may evoke the tumultuous colors of a blossoming summer meadow, but these particular plants are also discreetly hidden away in a conservation seed bank that , it is hoped, will secure the future of North America. grassland plant populations. […]

Academic journal

Albuquerque photographer Bill Tondreau assembles masterpieces

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: The Journal continues the monthly series “From the Studio” with Kathaleen Roberts as she takes a close look at an artist. “Sandia Fantasia”, by Bill Tondreau. (Courtesy of Sumner & Dene) Bill Tondreau’s Oscar sits wrapped in Target towels in a gym bag tucked away in his Northeast Heights closet. “I’m not […]

Human communication

United Studios of People Can Fly

[ad_1] Game development is something that takes years to complete and thousands and thousands of human hours to create. Sometimes gamers can fall into the trap of thinking that a person or studio is responsible for creating the video game experiences they enjoy and love, but that just isn’t the case. Often times, various studios […]

Academic journal

Academic freedom allows SUCs to ban red books from their libraries

[ad_1] “Law and logic are on my side. “ Last week, a comment in another newspaper argued that the recent decision by three state universities to ban subversive books from their respective libraries is not an exercise of academic freedom, but a violation of rights. freedom of expression and expression of their students. I absolutely […]

Human communication

Microsoft: How COVID-19 Remote Work Impacts Innovation

[ad_1] A study of the technology use of more than 61,000 Microsoft employees in the United States examined the impact of the enterprise scale shift to remote work on communication and collaboration. He revealed that people are less interconnected, which could negatively impact innovation. He also found that the work week had grown longer, but […]

Academic journal

Schuiling appointed interim president of the NMU | News, Sports, Jobs

[ad_1] Kia Jane Richmond, right, a professor in the English department at Northern Michigan University, participates with some of her colleagues in what she called an “information picket” outside the Northern Center on Friday, where the NMU’s board of directors held its meeting that morning. . Faculty and administration disagreed over a faculty contract. (Diary […]

Human communication

EPA plan update details human and climate damage to wetlands

[ad_1] Patsy Pond in the Croatan National Forest in Carteret County. Photo: Mark Hibbs Despite a steady decline in the number of permits issued for anthropogenic impacts on wetlands in North Carolina over the past 30 years, tens of thousands of wetlands in the state’s coastal plain have been destroyed by climate change. and unauthorized […]

Human communication

Pair of historic alumni land in same air group

[ad_1] Left to right, Mallory Cave, BSA ’09, Alaska Airlines First Officer B737, Laurél Davis, BSA ’19, Horizon Air Pilot Development Student, and Khady Ndiaye, Hoirzon Air E175 First Officer, earlier this year. Photo provided by Alaska Airlines. When Mallory Cave, then Mallory Pollard, BSA ’09, graduated from Ohio University, she became the first black […]

Human communication

NMSU researcher explores the ‘dark side’ of social media influence on political participation

[ad_1] Do Americans care more about what we think we know rather than the real facts? New Mexico State University (NMSU) Communication Studies Professor Recently Published Study Shows The Influence Of Social Media On Public Engagement Is Shaking Traditional Belief About Voter Participation . The study highlights an increased political participation of uninformed voters, seen […]

Human language

First-generation student reconnects with Serbian roots, advocates for queer migrants

[ad_1] 25 August 2021 The Melikian Center Institute of Critical Languages, in its 30th year of offering summer courses in less taught languages, is raising funds to support the future of one of its programs. The institute offers a year of language learning condensed into a few weeks of intensive teaching, providing access to languages […]

Human technology

Building ethical AI products can give businesses a competitive edge

[ad_1] A Ubtech Walker X robot plays Chinese chess during the 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) at the Shanghai World Expo Center on July 8, 2021 in Shanghai, China. VCG | VCG via Getty Images SINGAPORE – Ensuring that AI-based products and services are ethical and trustworthy could become a competitive advantage for businesses, […]

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Breaking the Old Boys’ Club: Tackling Systemic Bias in Academic Science

[ad_1] Your browser does not support the audio element. Last year’s social justice uprising sparked many conversations about how marginalized groups are often excluded. It’s not always because of conscious prejudices: Often, integrated systems and cultures limit opportunities for women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and others. It’s a conversation that has been burning in […]