Undergraduate Daniel Rodriguez recognized for Outstanding Mentorship

March 29, 2017
Daniel Rodriguez

Undergraduate student Daniel Rodriguez recently received the Susan M. Hartmann Mentoring and Leadership Award. This award is presented annually to a faculty member, regular staff member or student within The Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences who has demonstrated outstanding mentoring and/or leadership on behalf of women or other historically underrepresented groups at the university.

“I could not be more humbled, honored and surprised by this award,” Rodriguez said.

Undergraduate Student Sarah Mikati Receives Board of Trustees Award

February 17, 2017
Sarah Mikati

Sarah Mikati, fourth-year honors journalism, Middle East studies and French major, recently received The Ohio State University Board of Trustees Student Recognition Award for her achievements throughout her undergraduate career.

“Winning this award is definitely an honor,” Mikati said. “I’ve always been an ambitious student and set high standards and goals for myself, but with Ohio State being as big as it is, I never expected to be recognized.”

Joseph Bayer Receives Mattox Award for Research

January 25, 2017
Joseph Bayer

Joseph Bayer, assistant professor, was recently awarded the Sarah Evans Mattox Faculty Research award. This endowment provides support on a competitive basis for a faculty member's research. Specifically, this award is given to a highly productive, innovative faculty member who conducts research on the impact of media on public opinion and/or society. A committee of three professors were appointed by Director Dan McDonald to select this year's winner. 

Zheng (Joyce) Wang Wins ASCoR McQuail Award

December 3, 2016
Joyce Wang

Dr. Zheng (Joyce) Wang is the recepient of the 2016 ASCoR McQuail Award. This award is given annually to the best article advancing communication theory published in peer-reviewed journals in the previous two years. The award recipient is chosen by an international committee. 

Wang is invited to Amsterdam, Netherlands, to give the annual McQuail lecture in December and will be a McQuail Honorary Fellow in the Amsterdam School of Communication Research.