Summer 2013 Highlights

Highlights from July 2013

UNA Summer Theatre performed HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY

July 12-14, 2013

UNA Summer Theatre’s production of Lost Highway was directed by two-time Tony-nominated director and co-author Randal Myler. This toe-tapping musical tribute showcased what Williams did best: performing. Lost Highway featured over 20 of Williams’ best loved songs.

For more information, visit the UNA Summer Theatre.

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Highlights from May 2013

World Press Freedom Day

May 3, 2013

While the First Amendment protects the rights of journalists in the United States to cover the news, this protection doesn't exist everywhere across the globe.  To date, 17 journalists have been killed worldwide covering the news.  The Communications Department led the UNA campus community in celebrating World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2012.

To read more about press freedom around the world, visit:
Reporters Without Borders
Freedom House

Communications Students Participate in UNA Storytelling Festival

May 17-18, 2013

Students enrolled in COM 480: Topics in Communications-Storytelling Seminar participated along with Dr. Bill Huddleston in the UNA Storytelling Festival.  For event details, visit the festival webpage.

Department of Communications Study Abroad in Tianjin, China

May Intersession: May 12-June 2, 2013


The UNA Department of Communications sponsored its first study-abroad course in China. A dozen communications students and two faculty members traveled to Tianjin, China, located 60 miles southeast of Beijing, during the May intersession.

Students participated in a wide range of activities while studying in China. To learn more about homestays, banquets, classes and sightseeing visit our Study Abroad page.

Note: The Tianjin UNA study-abroad group also included 10 theatre and 12 business students and their instructors.