Communication

The Department of Communication's undergraduate and graduate academic programs embrace a common mission: to fortify the intellectual and social skills necessary for effective human communication. The focus is on oral, written, and mediated communication skills that are essential in both professional and personal lives.

Noteworthy

Stephanie Griffith '13: Survey of campus attitudes

Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Hochberg Women's Center resources led her to research campus climate as it relates to homophobia, LGBTQ issues.

Cristine Cox '11: Internships, workshops led her to nation's capital

Cristine Cox’s association with PwC began at an orientation program for international and multicultural students.

Renee Chapman ’11: assistant sports manager at U.S. Sports Camps

Renee, who majored in Communication, is responsible for marketing and social media for baseball, football, and softball.

Ads go negative

In this podcast, Communication Prof. Stanley Baran examines the proliferation of vitriolic campaign ads, how such ads set the agenda for media, and how damaging such ads are to effective democracy.