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COM Week 2017 features distinguished researchers and alumni

Communication Week is a signature event for Missouri State University’s Department of Communication. It focuses on highlighting communication teaching and research, as well as bringing together students, alumni and community members to network. This year, the week-long event themed “Make Your Missouri Statement” will take place on campus from Feb. 21-24. Dr. Shawn Wahl, Missouri […]

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Political discussions can be civil, says professor

As a young child, Dr. Elizabeth Dudash-Buskirk learned about politics handing out fliers for family members running for office or joining her father at political rallies. Now an associate professor of socio-political communication at Missouri State University, she teaches about political messages, commentary, debates and so much more. She’s shares about the shifts in the […]

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Victims, offenders meet face to face to move past crime

Through the Center for Dispute Resolution’s Restorative Justice Programs, Professor Dr. Charlene Berquist hopes to offer victims, offenders and other at-risk youths the opportunity to build the skills needed to pull themselves out of a justice system that may swallow them up.

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Maroon Minute recognizes the communication program

At the Oct. 31 football game, the Maroon Minute honored the communication department. The department of communication was recently named a top program in the region by claiming the 2015 Outstanding Undergraduate Communication Program Award from the Central States Communication Association.

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