Dr. Holli Seitz assists with NSF award to research brain development
Holli Seitz, an assistant professor within Mississippi State University’s Department of Communication, and Principal Investigator Andrew Lawton, an assistant professor in MSU’s Department of Biological Sciences, recently received over $870,000 to fund research on brain development.
Dr. Holli Seitz co-authors article in The Journal of Rural Health
Together with an interdisciplinary team of MSU researchers, Department of Communication faculty member Dr. Holli Seitz co-authored a recent journal article on research to inform family-based approaches to prevent prescription opioid misuse. Results include specific examples of predisposing, reinforcing, and enabling factors that influence whether family members engage in prevention behaviors. This work is part of the PROMISE Initiative (PReventing Opioid Misuse In the SouthEast).
Dr. Holli Seitz publishes article in Journal of Human Sciences and Extension
An article by Dr. Holli Seitz and colleagues, “Evaluation of a Health Education Intervention for Rural Preschool and Kindergarten Children in the Southeastern United States: A Cluster Randomized Trial,” was recently published in the Journal of Human Sciences and Extension. The article reports on the evaluation of a five-year project, funded by the National Institutes of Health, that involved the development and testing of an integrated health education curriculum for young children.
Dr. Melanie Loehwing appointed to National Communication Association's IDEA Strategic Plan Task Force
Dr. Melanie Loehwing has been appointed to the National Communication Association's IDEA Strategic Plan Task Force, a 10-member committee charged with producing a strategic plan for inclusion, diversity, equity, and access for the organization.
Christie Jones Lawrence Chairs 4th Annual Mississippi University for Woman Alumni Association BLUE event, Navigating Career Success
Christie Jones Lawrence chaired the 1st virtual MUWAA BLUE (Building Leadership Understanding & Education) event on Feb. 4th using an innovative, virtual conferencing platform.
Christie Jones Lawrence presents Recruiting, Retaining & Developing Staff training for Mississippi Alliance of Nonprofits & Philanthropy
Dr. Holli Seitz presents work, "Development and pretesting of prescription opioid misuse prevention messages: Results and implications for practice," at National Communication Association convention
CNN picks up article by Communication Instructor Cheryl Chambers
You wear your mask, keep 6 feet between yourself and others and are committed to safety. But the measures that help minimize your risk of Covid-19 can also have an impact on your interactions with others.
Dr. Pete Smith has article accepted for publication in Mississippi Quarterly: The Journal of Southern Cultures
Dr. Pete Smith's article, "To Be Up and Doing": Journalist Kate Markham Power's Crusade Journalism and Case Against Woman Suffrage in Post-Civil War Mississippi, will be published in a 2021 issue of Mississippi Quarterly: The Journal of Southern Cultures.
Dr. Holli Seitz receives funding from MSU Office of Research and Economic Development Undergraduate Research Program Award
Dr. Holli Seitz has received funding from the MSU Office of Research and Economic Development Undergraduate Research Program Award for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Dr. Holli Seitz organizes inaugural Mississippi Science Communication Summit
MSU brought together scientists, staff, and graduate students from five Mississippi Universities for the inaugural Mississippi Science Communication Summit, a science communication workshop organized by Dr. Holli Seitz.