Doctoral

Dr. Weiting Tao Awarded Grant Funding from the Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication

Assistant Professor Dr. Weiting Tao from the University of Miami School of Communication's Department of Strategic Communication was recently awarded funding in the form of a grant from the Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication at Penn State University. Tao’s project, Employee Prosocial Engagement in CSR through Empowerment in Decision Making, was awarded $10,000 by the center as part of their 2016-2017 Joint Faculty-Practitioner Grant. According to Tao, “The purpose of this project is to examine how companies can motivate employees’ prosocial behavior through corporate social responsibility [...]

2019-12-17T19:27:39-05:00April 22, 2016|Doctoral, Public Relations|

Building Community Foundations: Career Advancement at the School of Communication

The blustery winds and threatening rain didn’t prevent students from attending the School of Communication’s Recruitment Pavilion, the first career fair organized by the Stein Family Office of Career Services, featuring companies companies tailored specifically to SoC industries. Toppel’s annual networking mixer, the Communication Meet-Up, followed the event, allowing students and recruiters to interact on a more personal level.  “We wanted to build on it [Meet-Up] and really foster the relationships with our local partners to build a community between our students and the recruiters” says Career Services and Internships Coordinator Kebrina Maharaj who [...]

A Special Message for Supporters of the SoC

This past year, alumni, parents, and friends of the University of Miami have invested their time and money to help make extraordinary enhancements in the lives our students. Watch this special report produced by our very own School of Communication students at our UMTV studios.

Four Decades of Giving: A Model Alumna’s Unwavering Support of the U

Twenty-three years after graduating the University of Miami, the ties that drew School of Communication alumna, Jeanne Wolf A.B. ’61, to her alma mater ran deep. That spring of 1984, she established the Jeanne Wolf Scholarship Fund — an award to help make a UM education accessible to a deserving School of Communication student. Her generosity did not go unreciprocated. The very first recipient of her scholarship, Michael Robin, graduated in 1985 and went on to produce some of Hollywood’s biggest television hits, such as Nip/Tuck and The Closer. Her [...]

SoC Student and Faculty Member Take Part in the Ninth Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change

Seventy-six students from 20 countries on five continents came together with three major global partners in Salzburg, Austria this month with one shared goal: to discover how digital media can tackle issues of both local and global concern.  The international cohort of the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change, together with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre and Global Voices, and led by academic, development and media experts, sought to develop innovative media tools to better understand media literacy and address challenges [...]

Brigadier General William Salamanca Presents on the Topic of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Director of Protection and Special Services for the Colombian National Police, Brigadier General William Salamanca, spoke at the University of Miami School of Communication’s Shoma Hall on April 2. His presentation “Prevention, Intervention, and Action: The Colombian National Police and the Security of Children” discussed Colombia’s efforts to stop and prevent abuse of its children. Salamanca shared the national police’s success working to ensure the protection of children, including a service started in 2006 that designated 5,000 specialized police to children’s safety and prevention of abuse, including violence, sexual abuse [...]

2019-12-16T18:47:23-05:00April 3, 2015|Doctoral|

Prevention, Intervention, and Action: The Colombian National Police and the Security of Children

Brigadier General William Salamanca, Director of Protection and Special Services (DIPRO) for the Colombian National Police (CNP), will visit the University of Miami School of Communication’s Shoma Hall on April 2 at 1 p.m. to present on the issue of commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). His presentation, titled Prevention, Intervention, and Action: The Colombian National Police and the Security of Children will highlight CNP’s existing effort and the organization’s introduction of creative methods to tackle critical societal issues that affect the country’s most vulnerable – its children.  The presentation [...]

2019-12-16T18:48:21-05:00March 25, 2015|Doctoral, Interactive Media|

The Colombian National Police and the Security of Children

The Center for Communication, Culture and Change is proud to host Brigadier General William Salamanca, Director of Protection and Special Services (DIPRO) for the Colombian National Police on April 2 at 1 p.m. in Shoma Hall, CIB 3053, at the School of Communication. General Salamanca will speak about the work that the Colombian National Police have done to address the commercial sexual exploitation of children in his home country of Colombia. Working with Assistant Professor Lien Tran and Doctoral Candidate Jessica Wendorf of the School of Communication at the University [...]

A Conversation with Ron Meyer, Vice Chairman of NBCUniversal

Ron Meyer, one of the most influential executives in Hollywood, is coming to the School of Communication on Monday, October 13 at 10:00 AM (Shoma Hall - CIB 3053). Ron Meyer is Vice Chairman of NBCUniversal. He provides strategic guidance and counsel on all aspects of the company, including its valuable portfolio of film and television assets, as well as the global theme park businesses.He was promoted in September, 2013 after serving as President and Chief Operating Officer of Universal Studios since 1995.Prior to joining Universal Studios, Mr. Meyer was [...]

Places & Spaces: Mapping Science Exhibit To Open On Sept. 4

Join the University of Miami for the launch of the Places & Spaces: Mapping Science exhibit and a semester-long celebration of science, art, and data visualization from 6 to 8 p.m. on September 4 at Stanley and Jewell Glasgow Hall at UM’s School of Architecture. Katy Börner, Victor H. Yngve Professor of Information Science in the Department of Information and Library Science, School of Informatics and Computing at the University of Indiana and curator of the international Places & Spaces exhibit, will deliver the keynote talk. A reception will follow the event.  RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/pseopen More information on Places & [...]