Prof. Emily West has been named an Institute for Social Science Research Scholar for the 2013-2014 academic year. She was competitively selected to participate in a series of seminars and workshops on grant writing and submission. Her year as ISSR Scholar will facilitate the submission of her ongoing work on US health care policy and consumer subjectivity for consideration for external funding.

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Prof. Emily West was recently interviewed about her greeting card research on WHYY, public radio for the greater Philadelphia area. For more information and to hear a recording of the program, click here.

ISI Announces Fellows for 2013-14 Seminar, "Emancipation"

Prof. Mari Castañeda was recently interviewed about the book 'Mothers in Academia', by Inside Higher Ed. For more information and to read the interview, please click here

The Department of Communication has two faculty positions open. Please click here for further details. 

The Communication Department is offering a range of undergraduate courses during the second summer session, which begins July 7.  The list includes some of our most popular and in-demand courses, and all will be presented online through Continuing & Professional Education.  For more information, please click here.

Prof. Donal Carbaugh will deliver the keynote address at a National Communication Association preconference that will celebrate the 25th anniversary of his groundbreaking book, Talking American: Cultural Discourses on Donahue. The day-long preconference will take place on Nov. 20 in Washington, DC. For more information, click here.

Communication alums Adam Polanger '05, Jeff Bielat '11, Elyse Landolfi '10, Jillian Eldredge '11, Steve Laddin '09, and Richie Carvill '11 are among the UMass Amherst graduates who recently formed an entertainment-industry networking group in the greater Los Angeles area. To learn more about this group and its activities, click here.