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Activities and Events

Dissertation Presentation. Instructor-student Classroom Interactions: An Experimental Study of Language, Sex-differences, and Student Perceptions of Instructors. Carl Brown.  Wednesday, June 15th 1:30-2:00 In the Speaking Center (Cook Library).

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The Communication Studies Department announces the retirements of Dr. Keith Erickson and Dr. Charles H. Tardy. Erickson joined the USM faculty in 1986 and served as chair for 14 years. Tardy was appointed in 1979 and served the last 16 years as chair.   Dr. Wendy Atkins-Sayre becomes chair on July 1. 

The department invites students, fiends and colleagues to a reception for Dr. Tardy on Thursday, June 23, from 1:30-3 p.m.  The reception will be in the Liberal Arts Building (map) Room 209. Brief comments will be made at 2 p.m. 

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