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  • 05/19/2021 - The Department of Communication is pleased to share a virtual convocation video celebrating this year's graduates. Although we can't gather together in our usual way in Krannert's Great Hall, we want...

  • 12/18/2020 - Communication Majors Continue to Secure Internships During COVID-19: Director Kate Ditewig-Morris discusses the success of the Department’s Internship Program As a socially distanced fall semester...

  • 06/12/2020 - The recent killings of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Tony McDade, and Breonna Taylor by current and former police officers compel us both to condemn these specific acts as well as recognize and...

  • 06/09/2020 - The images in the media have been strong and often disturbing in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police. We process them through our biases, both conscious and...

  • 05/15/2020 - The Department of Communication is pleased to share a video celebrating this year's graduates. It features alumni speaker, Graham Grady (a CMN alumnus and partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister...

  • 04/17/2020 - The Department of Communication lost a beloved colleague and longtime teacher when Tom Costello passed away on April 15, 2020. Tom taught decades of University of Illinois students, and was...

  • 04/10/2020 - It may seem incredible in an age of polarized division, but Ned O’Gorman is making a proactive case for politics. His new book ...

  • 04/10/2020 - “Shelter in place” is now the norm in much of the country, thanks to COVID-19. As a result, connections once made face to face are now happening electronically in both work and personal lives. ...

  • 08/15/2019 - The University of Illinois Library celebrates the tenure and promotion of faculty by giving them the opportunity to select a book to be added to the Library collection in their honor. As the Library...

  • 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. Those competing messages make the devices a tricky subject for...

  • 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. The study found that "new graduates from the College of LAS...

  • 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 can present particular challenges. ...

  • 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. Over the years, the award has made it possible...

  • 04/01/2018 - 20 slides. 20 seconds each. 6 minutes and 40 seconds in total. 6 participants. 1 evening of storytelling, fun, and Pechakucha. The word, meaning “chit-chat”, is the name of a public speaking...