- White people surveyed in a recent study indicated they would be more likely to confront those who post racist content on social media if their objective were to defend the norms for political discussions rather than to change the person’s prejudiced beliefs. Communication professors... Read full story White people more likely to confront authors of racist online posts to set discussion rules
- Charee Thompson and Gabriella Tscholl have earned undergraduate teaching awards from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. The two were among just 14 instructors and advisors selected by the College as recipients of the extremely competitive awards. “We are proud to have such an... Read full story Two instructors earn College of LAS undergraduate teaching awards
- Couples with differing political views and identities face unique challenges in their consumption of news, which can create significant stress on their relationship, communication professor Emily Van Duyn found in a recent study. Read full story News media trigger conflict for romantic couples with differing political views
Critical skills for your future
A degree in communication opens doors to a variety of private and public sector careers because employers and advanced degree programs value effective communicators.
The Communication major prepares 21st century students to become critical thinkers, avid consumers of information, and effective problem solvers in both their personal and professional lives.