News

Apr 11, 2015

The Communication Student Showcase and Awards ceremony recently took place in the Communication ILC "Hub," with students winning awards in such categories as Civic Engagement, Research, Writing, Audio-Visual, and Speech & Performance. For a complete list of winners, the winning entries, and photos of the event, please click here.

Mar 23, 2015

The Communication Department will offer a wide range of undergraduate courses during the summer, the first session of which begins May 18. They include many of our most popular and in-demand classes, and all will be presented online through Continuing & Professional Education. For the complete list and registration info, please click here.

Mar 19, 2015

Prof. Claudio Moreira has won a College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award for 2015. He is one of only two such recipients across the College. Please click here for more information.

Mar 18, 2015

Prof. Leda Cooks has been named an ISSR (Institute for Social Science Research) Scholar for the 2015-16 academic year. One of only three SBS faculty to be so honored, she will collaborate with the Caring Health Center in Springfield on a project designed to better understand health care experiences. Her research plans are discussed in more detail here.

Mar 10, 2015

UnityFirst.com, an award-winning national distributor of diversity-related e-news to corporations and diverse communities, has announced that it will recognize Prof. Demetria Shabazz as a 2015 Woman Who Leads by Example in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The announcement officially came in the March 28 issue, devoted to International Women's History Month.

Mar 6, 2015

Communication alum Kyung-wha Kang (MA '81, PhD '84) recently traveled to Cameroon and the Central African Republic in her role as United Nations Deputy Humanitarian Chief. Read more about her important work here.

Feb 6, 2015

Prof. Mari Castañeda has been appointed as the first Chancellor's Leadership Fellow and will develop and implement a "Preparing Future Faculty" program at UMass Amherst. Please click here for the full story.

Dec 29, 2014

April Tidlund, the Communication Department's undergraduate program secretary and scheduling officer, has retired after almost 50 years of service to UMass Amherst. She has enriched the lives of her many colleagues during those years, and she has always gone the extra mile for the countless students who have sought her help. Please click here for a downloadable photo of our beloved April.

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