Dr. Amy Darnell

Associate Professor, Communication Studies

Photo of the Week, 28 September 2014

This screengrab from a education.yahoo.net helps to explain why a degree in Communication or Communications (there is a difference) is always a good investment. It may not be a ‘photo’ but it’s worth sharing.

Photo of the Week, 14 September 2014

I love football.  I really do.  As I went to meet a friend to watch the Cincinnati Bengals- Atlanta Falcons game, I wondered if it was wrong that I was excited for the game, given the NFL headlines regarding Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson.  The issues at hand go far beyond the field of play and my hope is that eventually, professional football can live up to the aspirations and adulation bestowed upon.. Read More

Photo of the Week, 10 August 2014

Thanks to the keen eye of a photographer, her shoes, and some random Columbia street art, here’s an image that evokes Bill Withers and all his voice conjures. [Image credit: Amy Enderle]

Photo of the Week, 20 July 2014

I sat at my computer unable to find the words to describe my outrage and frustration and sadness and grief over the children who have been fleeing the terror of their home countries to enter the United States. I have been sickened and disgusted by the rabid extremists who shout at vehicles containing these children, holding up signs that urge Americans ‘not to get diseases’ from these helpless children. Again, I find myself.. Read More

Photo of the Week, 6 July 2014

The statistics make a very strong case that Roger Federer is the greatest men’s tennis player of all time. 17 grand slam titles, the most of any open era player and three more than the next two men. 25 grand slam finals, the most of any open era player andfive more than the next man. 35 grand slam semi-finals, the most of any open era player and four more than the next man… Read More