Melissa Parks Serves as a Fellow at the Taft-Nicholson Environmental Humanities Education Center

This past spring, Melissa Parks was named the inaugural field…

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NCA 2018 Health Communication Preconference

See below for information about the program, “Welcome to the…

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Science History Institute Museum

The Museum inside the Science History Institute is open to…

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Sites in Old Town Philadelphia

I loved wandering around Old Town. Above is an installation…

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Trip to the Science History Institute in Philadelphia

Earlier this year, I won a travel grant to visit…

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Medical Rhetoric in the Archives–a 2019 RSA Summer Seminar

Next summer, the amazing Jordynn Jack and I will be…

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Health Rhetoric and Social Justice 2018

On September 27, 2018 at the CU Boulder campus I’ll…

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My Favorite Source for Finding Great Books to Read

By the Book If only all book reviews were written…

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Benjamin Mann heads to the Rhetoric Society of America Conference in Minneapolis

Ben presented two papers in the City of Lakes, and…

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The first issue of the new journal, Rhetoric of Health & Medicine, is hot off the press!

Click here to check out the issue’s compelling introduction by…

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Book Riot’s 100 Must-Read Books About the History of Medicine

Check out number #56–woot, woot!

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I was interviewed for two podcasts that focus on reproductive health and infertility

The first is called Waiting for Babies, and you can…

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End of the Year Department Party

Photos courtesy of one of our department’s amazing undergraduates, Diego…

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The Chemical Rhetoric Group Goes to Riverdance!

Melissa Parks and I attended a Riverdance 20th Anniversary Tour…

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The ART of Infertility and One More Shot film screening

The ART of Infertility art exhibit visited Salt Lake City…

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Ben Mann publishes two articles!

Chemical Rhetoric Group member and Ph.D. student Benjamin W. Mann…

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Madison Krall Throws Her Hat With Mary Tyler Moore!

Over the holiday break, Madison Krall found her way to…

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Review of Infertility is Published in Bulletin of the History of Medicine

Richardson_2017_Review of Infertility_Bulletin of the History of Medicine The author…

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Anyone Else Compulsively Take Photos of Their Completed To-Do Lists?

No?  Just me then?

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Maud May Babcock Plaque Featured in Downtown SLC

Founder of the Department of Speech at the University of…

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Presenting Blake Scott with the Health Communication Division’s Distinguished Book Award at NCA 2017!

I had the great honor of presenting Blake Scott with…

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Winter Break Reading

All of these are outstanding. Two of them I bought…

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The 2017 Winans-Wichelns Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Public Address

Posing, above, with all of the 2017 awardees (including two…

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More Scenes from Our Fall Writing Retreat

Madison kept smiling under a pile of articles. We caught…

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2017 Park City Writing Retreat Preview

At the beginning of this week, the Chemical Rhetoric Group…

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Keynote Address at the 2017 Rhetoric of Health and Medicine Symposium

Last week I headed to the University of Cincinnati for…

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The 2017 Alta Argumentation Conference at Snowbird Resort is in the Books!

Professor Robert Asen gave the keynote address entitled, “Disavowing networks,…

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Chemical Rhetoric has some great summer lab meetings!

Kourtney Maison, Ben Mann, Melissa Parks, and I brainstormed and…

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The Conference Schedule is Up for the Alta Argumentation Conference, July 20-23

http://2017.altaconference.org/ I can’t wait to see you there!!

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Robin with an E

I found this article today where the author writes that…

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Chemical Rhetoric goes to ICA in San Diego

The International Communication Association Conference in San Diego included fun,…

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Dr. Cara Finnegan wins the Rhetorical and Communication Theory Faculty Mentorship Award!!

Here Dr. Cara Finnegan–winner of the 2017 Rhetorical and Communication…

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Chemical Rhetoric Group introduces new logos

     

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Melissa Parks and Allison Blumling enjoy opening night at Sundance Film Festival

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New book published!

  In 2016, I published my second book, Infertility: Tracing…

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Book 2 – Almost Done

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2015 New Investigator Award at NCA

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The 2015 Karl Wallace Memorial Award

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Top Paper in Association for the Rhetoric of Science, Technology, and Medicine at NCA

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2015 NCA Doctoral Honors Seminar: Faculty Mentor in the Rhetoric Group

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Virgil D. Aldrich Faculty Fellowship

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The incredible Angela Ray visits Utah as the B. Aubrey Fischer Memorial Lecturer

Dr. Ray’s engaging B. Aubrey Fisher Memorial Lecture was entitled…

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Rhetoric Writing Retreat 2014

In October 2014, I hosted a rhetoric writing retreat in…

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The 2014 Canyon Social

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Dinner at NCA

 

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2014 URC Faculty Fellowship

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Attending the Dale E. Brashers Mini-Poster Session at NCA

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Utah Rhetoric Films a Music Video

   

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Illinois Rhetoric Alums in a Photobooth

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Top Paper in Public Address at NCA

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Enhancing Research in the Humanities and Arts Grant ($30,000)

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First book published!

In 2010, I published Dirty Words: The Rhetoric of Public…

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Transcendent Persona Research featured in Communication Theory

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On CBS Sunday Morning talking about Amelia Earhart

    http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/the-lost-journey-of-amelia-earhart/  

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At the Health Communication Conference in China

   

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Summers in Red Lodge, MT

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Celebrating a great seminar with hats

  Following a wonderful seminar on rhetorical history, one of…

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Research grant to fund interviews with sex educators

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The 2007 Wrage-Baskerville Award in Public Address

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RSA in Memphis

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2001 AFA-NIET: Ryan, Robin, and Jake

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