03/15/2019 - The Department of Communication ranked number one among Liberal Arts and Sciences majors in a new study by the Illini Success Initiative.
03/15/2019 - E-cigarettes get teenagers hooked on nicotine. Or they aid cigarette smokers seeking to quit. Or they may be harmful in other ways.
10/29/2018 - Although it is clear that the assembling groups with diverse perspectives and talents can provide opportunities for insight and efficient work, working in groups
09/07/2018 - JungHwan Yang's work helps us understand how people access and respond to political information, and he employs various computational and statistical methods to examine these important topics.
04/02/2018 - The Ruth Anne Clark Graduate Student Scholar Award Fund was established to honor Professor Clark's 40 years of distinguished service to the department.
04/01/2018 - 20 slides. 20 seconds each. 6 minutes and 40 seconds in total. 6 participants. 1 evening of storytelling, fun, and Pechakucha.
10/25/2017 - The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences recently named Communication alumni Nancy Greenwalt (BA '89) a recipient of the 2017 LAS Humanitarian Award.
10/16/2017 - You’ve seen the heartwarming images of U.S. military service members returning home from overseas deployments, but what happens in the aftermath? How do military families communicate during the potentially challenging transition to a new normal?
09/04/2017 - The Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the are
08/29/2017 - Professor Travis Dixon studies how stereotypes influence and affect audiences of media content.
08/29/2017 - Professor Robert McChesney has published numerous books on the relationship between media and politics, and how those relationships influence public discourse in democratic societies.
08/23/2017 - The Health Communication: Barriers, Breakthroughs, and Best Practices (HCB3) Conference took place on March 1-3.
01/18/2017 - Franklin Roosevelt’s first inaugural gave us “nothing to fear but fear itself.” John F. Kennedy’s gave us “ask not what your country can do for you …” But those are among the few inaugurals long-remembered in history. So how important are these speeches in setting a tone or direction that carries through?