Kraft Receives AEJMC Award

July 19, 2020
Nicole Kraft headshot

Dr. Nicole Kraft, associate professor of clinical communication, was named AEJMC's 2020 Outstanding Woman in Journalism and Mass Communication Education.

The award is presented by the Commission on the Status of Women from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Education. It recognizes a woman who has represented women well through personal excellence and high standards in journalism and mass communication education.

Wang Receives $398K Grant

April 27, 2020
Joyce Wang

Professor Joyce Wang has been awarded a $398,638 grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to develop applications of quantum probability theory to better understand and design human-machine communication networks.

Over the next three years, Wang will investigate how the structure of communication networks and information flows can impact communication effects.

Congratulations, professor Wang!

School of Comm 2020 Awards

April 25, 2020
Mike Slater, Director of the School of Communication


The School of Communication is proud to honor more than 40 students with awards and scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year. We sincerely regret that we were not able to celebrate this achievement with students and their families in person, but it does not make the honors any less of an achievement. The School is greatly honored by students' outstanding hard work, personally and academically.

See below for a complete list of award winners.


Holt Receives Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching

April 3, 2020
Lanier Holt

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr. Lanier Holt, who received the Alumni Award for Distinguished teaching, Ohio State’s most prestigious teaching award. Ten selections from Ohio State’s 3,000 faculty members are made each year.

During a Zoom faculty meeting, Holt was surprised by Provost Bruce McPheron, Vice Provost for Academic Policy and Faculty Resources Heather Malone, Arts and Sciences Executive Dean Gretchen Ritter, and Social and Behavioral Sciences Divisional Dean Morton O’Kelly.

Wang Named Huber Faculty Fellow

March 13, 2020
Joyce Wang

Professor Zheng Joyce Wang has been named a Joan N. Huber Faculty Fellow for 2020. Wang will receive the title, recognition and a cash award to further her research for the next three years.

Each year, Ohio State Social and Behavioral Sciences awards up to three fellowships to full professors nominated by department chairs and school directors. Fellows are recognized for their excellence in scholarship and are chosen by the Divisional Dean and other Social and Behavioral Sciences chairs and directors.