Faculty in the News

Faculty in the News

While the Department of Communication Studies is active in the classroom, we are also involved in scholarship and service. Listed below are the various venues in which our faculty have been featured in the news for their work.


Creighton Professor, high school students team up to "change the talk"

Dr. Amanda Holman spent years studying the most effective way to communicate with teens about sex, based on the adolescent perspective. Now she's teamed up with a group of high-school students, to share her findings with the public.

http://www.ketv.com/news/creighton-professor-high-school-students-team-up-to-change-the-talk/39692508

To watch the "Let's Change the Talk" PSA's or learn more about Holman's research, visit their website or Facebook page.


Dr. Chad McBride, Interviewed by Feintzeig, R. (2014, February 13). Workplace love: Good for business. The Wall Street Journal.


Dr. Samantha Senda-Cook, Interviewed by Bicak, C. (2013, August 28). Speech Experts Talk about the Rhetoric that Rises Above, Omaha World-Herald.


Nebraska Nexus was produced by the Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communications. Communication Studies faculty member, Dr. Jay Leighter, is a board member and Vice-President. Nebraska Nexus ran on NET in 2014, was featured by the Green Omaha Coalition and features many of the conversations the JISC team designed and facilitated. The Prairie Fire articles below reference the Nebraska Sustainability Leadership Workshop and Conversations Conferences on Nebraska Environment and Sustainability.

Leighter: January 2011 Prairie Fire Article

Leighter: February 2011 Prairie Fire Article

Leighter: May 2011 Prairie Fire Article

Leighter: 2013 Waste Cap Nebraska Summit Speaker

Nebraska Nexus explores five critical resources and, water, energy, food, and materials and the pressures on them from the global forces of population growth, population migration, climate change and human consumption. How can we both develop and conserve these resources to respond to global pressures and also maintain a high quality of life for future generations? What public policy decisions need to be made? How can design play a significant role in a sustainable future? These and many other questions are among those addressed in Nebraska Nexus: Resources, Conservation and Change.


Dr. Chad McBride, Interviewed by Mastre, B. (2012, May 15). Are you purposefully disconnected? WOWT, Omaha, NE.

Dr. Chad McBride, Interviewed by Dold, K. (2012, April). Work husband: Married 9 to 5. Women's Health, 9(3), 106-110. 

Dr. Chad McBride, Interviewed by Keedle, J. (2011, November 14). Work life: Polygamy in the work place. TheTimes Union (Hearst Newspapers). 

Dr. Chad McBride, Interviewed by Q 92.9 FM (Morning Show). Do you have a work spouse?

Dr. Chad McBride, Interviewed by Dorsett, K. (2011, March 8). Are you married to your co-worker? Chicago Tribune. 

Dr. Chad McBride, Interviewed by GIE Media's Snow Magazine (2011, February 16). Business management: Signs you might have a 'work spouse'

Dr. Chad McBride, Interviewed by Dorsett, K. (2011, February 16). Signs you might have a work spouse. CNN.com

Dr. Chad McBride, Interviewed by Mastre, B. (2010, November 4). Has social media killed social skills? WOWT, Omaha, NE. Interviewed as expert on impact of technology on interpersonal interactions and relationships.