Congratulations to the following students for being named Center Graduate Student Fellows for 2019-20
Huixin Deng, PhD student, School of Communication, Lei Sun, PhD student, School of Education and Human Development for their project: Understanding Chinese international students’ perceptions, attitudes, and behavioral intentions toward flu shot on U.S. college campuses. Faculty advisor: Michelle Seelig
Bingjing Mao, PhD student, School of Communication, Shiyun Tian, PhD student, School of Communication for their project: Adding hope to alleviate guilt: The effect of mixed emotional appeals on decreasing texting while driving. Faculty advisors: Nick Carcioppolo, Tyler Harrison
The Center for Communication, Culture, and Change funds student led interdisciplinary research projects that address pressing social, environmental, and health issues with an emphasis in South Florida, the Caribbean, Central and South America regions.
Interdisciplinary teams led by School of Communication graduate students are eligible to apply for this award.
A total of $5,000 is available for this award with an expected range of $500-$1,000. In truly exceptional cases, an award in excess of $1,000 can be made. The funding will become available immediately after award decisions are made and must be spent by the end of the academic year.
Evaluation of proposals will be based on the following criteria:
Proposals that include the following criteria will be evaluated more favorably:
By accepting this award, the student fellow agrees to the following: