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Faculty receives Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity award

Olga Vasquez is a recipient of UCSD’s 2013-14 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity Award. This award recognized Prof. Vasquez for her work and “for exemplifying the UC San Diego Principles of Community.”

Undergrad awarded Student Veteran of the Year

Communication undergraduate student, Richard Gilbert, honored as student veteran with the 14th annual Veteran of the Year presented by the UC San Diego Veterans Association along with the dedication of the campus’s new Student Veterans Resource Center (SVRC).

ICA Awards Faculty Member and Alumna

Faculty member Dan Hallin has won the Edwin C. Baker Award for research on media, markets and democracy, which is given by the Philisophy, Theory and Critique and the Media Law and Policy Divisions of the ICA. Alumna Sarah Banet-Weiser ('95), has been awarded the ICA Outstanding Book Award.


Alumni Ricardo Guthrie ('06) has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure at Northern Arizona University, Ethnic Studies Program.

Alumna Stephanie (Sam) Martin offered a position as an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Southern Methodist University.

Congratulations to Thomas Conner, who was awarded a student research fellowship in conjunction with Science for the People: The 1970s and Today, a conference to be held at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in April 2014.

Congratulations to Andy Rice on the successful defense of his dissertation, Indexical Embodiments: Sensory Cinema and/as Historical Reenactment.

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Spring 2014 Talks

Susan Crawford
Retaining Government Power to Make Economic Policy for Internet Access: The Role of the First Amendment
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
6:00 PM, UCSD Multipurpose Room, Student Services Center

Sasha Abramsky
The American Way of Poverty
Friday, April 18, 2014
12:30-2PM, TMCA 127
(Note location of talk, not at MCC)

Chris Kelty
Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
12:30-2PM, MCC201

Senior Thesis Presentations

Communication Honors Program
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
12:30-2PM, MCC201

Eric Stanley
The Afterlives of Social Death: Legal Violence and Trans Resistance
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
12:30-2PM, MCC201

Chandra Mukerji
Wednesday, June 6, 2014
12:30-2PM, MCC201