Grad student Leah Scolere, Chair Katherine McComas, undergrad Joon Lee & Dean Kathryn Boor at the ribbon cutting ceremony


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Hang Lu and Katherine McComas publish new article

May 17, 2016
New publication from grad student Hang Lu and Katherine McComas et al.: "A One Health Message about Bats Increases Intentions to Follow Public Health Guidance on Bat Rabies," PLOS ONE, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156205.

Jon Schuldt Named Associate Editor of Journal

May 16, 2016
Congrats to Prof. Jon Schuldt, who was named an associate editor of the journal, Environmental Communication.