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Comm Professor Wins Book Award
Dec 1, 2016

Comm Associate Professor Briankle Chang, Ph.D., has received the award for the Edited Book of the Year for his bookPhilosophy of Communication. The award was presented at the National Communication Association's (NCA) annual convention in Philadelphia in November.

 

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Staff Opening: Academic Advisor
Nov 16, 2016

The Department of Communication in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) at UMass Amherst, is accepting applications for a Professional Academic Advisor.

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Castañeda Named Faculty Fellow of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Nov 4, 2016

Mari Castañeda, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Communication Department, has been selected as a 2016-2017 faculty fellow of the Television Academy Foundation, the charitable arm of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

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Social Media and the Refugee Crisis
Nov 4, 2016

Claire Wardle, Ph.D., research director at the Tow Center, recently visited the Communication Department and gave a talk at the Integrative Learning Center 3rd floor Hub, about the use of social media in broadcasting the refugee crisis. The Tow Center for Digital Journalism is based at Columbia University. Wardle’s knowledge of the refugee crisis comes from her work for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva as a Senior Social Media Officer.

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