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The Department of Communication encourages submissions to recognize students, faculty and staff for their achievement in communication. Please submit recognitions here.


Megan Foster

Accepted as one of the six incoming Townsend Fellows as part of the Southern Futures program.

Michael Palm

Guest Appearance on the Three Count Records Podcast – Revival in Vinyl with Professor Michael Palm

William Brown & Cosmic Rays Film Festival

Recognized by Edward Rankus

Article published in INDY Week – Exploring the Frontier of Moving Images with Sabine Gruffat and Bill Brown

Avi Santo

Department Chair, Avi Santo received a $10,000 internal grant from UNC to co-develop an initiative with colleagues at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute and the STEM Innovation for Inclusion in Early Education Center (STEMIE) that teaches social-emotional learning and leadership skills to kids with disabilities through STEM play. The project is called Resilient Robots: Teaching social emotional learning to children with disabilities through STEM playing. He is in collaboration with Dr. Aysenil Belger, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Megan Vinh, Senior Technical Assistance Specialist and Principal Investigator, STEMIE, and Dr. Jessica Amsbary, Research Investigator and Technical Assistance Specialist, STEMIE. The grant is funded through the Tar Heel Bus Tour program.

Aaron Shapiro

Research article published in the Journal of Cultural Economy – “Platform Sabotage”

Kelly Errera

Recognized by Dahlia Boyles

Please join me in congratulating first-year Ph.D. student Kelly Errera for her SECOND publication! Her peer-reviewed article, “Public Memory: The Politics of Remembering and Forgetting” is live in Southern Communication Journal:
Congratulations, Kelly – you are an academic rockstar!

Mark Robinson

X-mas release of an album: Angel Technology experimental audio/music album
Mixed and Produced by Mark Robinson and Ted Singdahlsen (non-UNC affiliate) under the “band” name: LASOHALO

Angel Technology album cover

Dr. Michael D. Acosta

Published screenwriting text book, UNC Press 1/15/23 : Sixteen Weeks to Fade Out.

The cover of Sixteen Weeks to Fade Out. A Practical Guide to Screenwriting. Man sitting at desk writing a script.

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