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Aug 15, 2019
The Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst invites applications for an Advisor.
 
Jul 30, 2019

For the first time in the organization’s history, the 2019 Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS) Summer Institute was held on the East Coast. The Integrative Learning Center at UMass Amherst opened its doors to the group dedicated to advancing Chicana/Latinx and Native American women students, academics, and activists.

May 2, 2019

Jaclyn Nicholson is a Commonwealth Honors College student from Gardner who received dual degrees in marketing and communication in 2019, along with a certificate in media literacy.

Nicholson is among a total of ten members of the graduating class who will be honored as 21st Century Leaders at Undergraduate Commencement.

Devon Greyson
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.

Read more about the work.

Marty Norden
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.

Sut Jhally, Ph.D.
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.

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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