In an age in which "multitasking" is often cited as a core competency for employees, organizational communication researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have begun to better understand the nuances of how different individuals accomplish multiple tasks.
Small groups of workers can use communication tactics to agitate for democracy, transparency and fighting spirit within their unions, according to the new book "We ARE the Union: Democratic Unionism and Dissent at Boeing" (University of Illinois Press, 2011) by Dana Cloud, associate professor of communication at The University of Texas at Austin.
When creating public health campaigns researchers and public policy makers should include messages to combat the perception that low health literacy equates to low intelligence, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
Managing Communication Around Cancer Diagnosis Gives Patients Sense of Control in an Otherwise Uncontrollable Situation
Asserting control over how to communicate — or not communicate — about their illness helps cancer patients overcome feelings of helplessness in a traumatic situation, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
The Texas Program in Sports and Media at The University of Texas at Austin has awarded five faculty fellowships, totaling $25,000, to College of Communication research teams investigating a range of issues related to the cultural intersection of sports and media.
Seven faculty members have been named to the prestigious Academy of Distinguished Teachers at The University of Texas at Austin, Steven W. Leslie, executive vice president and provost, has announced.
As the Tea Party movement tries to gain clout, Democrats struggle to hold onto power and Texans focus on a gubernatorial race, faculty experts at The University of Texas at Austin are offering analysis of next month's historic mid-term elections.
University of Texas at Austin researchers together with collaborating Portuguese researchers have received six grants totaling about $1.5 million U.S. ($1.2 million Euros) from the Science and Technology Foundation of Portugal (FCT) to expand the presence of advanced digital media through educational and research exchange.
"The Handbook of Family Communication," edited by Anita Vangelisti, the Jesse H. Jones Centennial Professor in Communication at The University of Texas at Austin, has received the Distinguished Book Award from the Family Communication Division of the National Communication Association (NCA).
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss the illness from the importance of screening to how people use communication strategies to cope with major illnesses.