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UMass Amherst Dept of Communication Transitions to Online Learning after Spring Break
Mar 13, 2020

In response to heightened concerns about the spread of coronavirus and Governor Charlie Baker’s declaration of a state of emergency, the university will transition to online learning on March 23 at the conclusion of spring break. The measure aligns with public health recommendations to reduce population density and enable social distancing measures to mitigate the spread of the virus.

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Seth K. Goldman New Research by Seth K. Goldman Cited in Vox Podcast
Feb 28, 2020

New research by Seth K. Goldman, associate professor of communication, was recently cited in the Vox podcast, “The Weeds.” The podcast cited a paper Goldman co-authored, published in “The Journal of Politics” in January which examines how and why white Americans living near black Americans adopt more negative racial attitudes.

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Communication Annual Lecture Series
Feb 18, 2020

The Inaugural Communication Annual Lecture will be the talk “Post-Disciplinarity and Public Scholarship in Communication Studies” by Silvio Waisbord, Ph.D. It will take place on Friday, February 28 at 12:30 p.m. in the Integrative Learning Center Communication Hub on the third floor.

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Shimpach Edits Book on Global Television
Jan 30, 2020

Shawn Shimpach, associate professor and director of the Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival, has edited a new collection of scholarly television studies, “The Routledge Companion to Global Television.” The volume is now available in hardback and e-book versions.

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