News

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 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.

Prof. Mari Castañeda was among the participants on a panel devoted to Colin Beavan's No Impact Man, this year's Common Read book. For more information about Beavan's visit, click here.

The Communication Department has said goodbye to Machmer Hall and South College and has moved to the brand-new Integrative Learning Center (ILC).  Located due north of the campus pond, the ILC is a state-of-the-art academic building and now houses the Communication, Journalism, and Linguistics Departments and the Interdepartmental Film Studies Program. Check out COMM alumna Elaine Nord's clickable photos of our new home!