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Devon Greyson Comm Professor Awarded Research Fellowship to study Cannabis Use Decision-Making in Pregnancy
Mar 6, 2019

Devon Greyson, assistant professor of health communication, has been named a Center for Research on Families (CRF) Research Scholar for 2019-20. Greyson's research project focuses on understanding cannabis use decisions in pregnancy and lactation using a longitudinal, qualitative approach.

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Marty Norden Comm Professor Publishes New Book on Early Woman Filmmaker
Feb 28, 2019

Professor Marty Norden has just published an anthology on Lois Weber, one of the film world's first great screenwriter-directors. The book contains more than 60 primary documents, including interviews with Weber, newspaper articles that she wrote and the text of a speech she gave.

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Sut Jhally, Ph.D. World renowned scholar is the new chair of the Department of Communication
Jan 17, 2019

Professor Sut Jhally is the new chair of the UMass Amherst Department of Communication. Jhally is the founder of Media Education Foundation and an award-winning teacher, and author of numerous books and articles on media.

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Comm Alums Share Lessons Learned with Current Students
Nov 16, 2018

UMass Alumni joined current Department of Communication students in the ILC Hub for the annual Career Alumni Networking Night. Students and faculty had the opportunity to listen and talk to alums from a variety of career stages about their experiences while at UMass and their lives after graduation.

Four alums returned to campus for the event. One of them, Ruthchneidy Benjamin ‘17, came all the way from New York. Benjamin now works as a marketing specialist for WebMD Health Services in New York City. She advised students that connections can be made anywhere.

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