News

Sep 4, 2014

Prof. Leda Cooks has been selected to receive the 2014 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award. The Ehrlich Award is given annually to recognize one senior faculty member in the nation for exemplary leadership in advancing students’ civic learning, supporting community engagement, and contributing to the public good. For more information, click here.

Jun 30, 2014

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!

May 4, 2014

See the full list of our award-winning undergraduates for 2014!

Communication majors received a range of prestigious awards from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences in 2014:

Apr 28, 2014

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.

Mar 27, 2014

Ph.D. candidate Mike Alvarez has just been awarded a prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. He is the first Communication student nationwide to receive one of these highly competitive fellowships. The announcement, Mike's bio, and the bios of the other awardees are available here.

Mar 13, 2014

Prof. Lisa Henderson's 2013 book Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production is a finalist for the annual Lambda Literary Awards—known as Lammys—in the LGBT Studies category. Click here for more information.

Feb 1, 2014

Rosana Urbaez '14, a Communication-Psychology double major from Lawrence, MA, was recently awarded the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences' West End House Scholarship. Read her compelling story here.

Dec 17, 2013

Prof. Seth Goldman is among the winners of a national competition for young investigators. He has been awarded a data collection grant through the Time-Sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences (TESS) program, a National Science Foundation initiative that provides funding for experiments to be carried out with large nationally representative samples of Americans. His project, "The Victim Paradox: How Portrayals of Suffering Affect Attitudes about Gay People and Gay Rights," will examine the impact of different media narratives on the attitudes of both heterosexual and gay Americans.

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