News

Sep 24, 2015

The Department of Communication in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) at UMass Amherst is accepting applications for a Professional Academic Advisor. This position is a 43 week appointment. For the full position announcement including required qualifications and application instructions, please click here.

Sep 10, 2015

Pasquale Corso, ’17, recipient of the Connor Internship Award, spent his summer interning at WPRI, a news station in East Providence, RI. Read his story here.

Jun 25, 2015

The Communication Department is offering a range of undergraduate courses during the second summer session, which begins July 6.  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.

Jun 18, 2015

Prof. Seth Goldman and his colleague Diana Mutz have won the Frank Luther Mott-Kappa Tau Alpha Research Award for their 2014 book The Obama Effect: How the 2008 Campaign Changed White Racial Attitudes. The award is given to the best research-based book in journalism or mass communication published each year. To read more, please click here.

Jun 8, 2015

Vinnie Malhotra, ’97, has a story to tell. Inspired by his Communication filmmaking class, Vinnie has gone on to produce some of today’s most important documentaries as the senior vice president of development and acquisitions at CNN in Los Angeles. To view a brief video about Vinnie and his work, please click here.

Apr 22, 2015

Debra Madigan, who has served the Communication Department faithfully and well for 35 years, has been awarded a College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Outstanding Staff Award. She is one of only two staff members across all departments in the College to receive this recognition. Read more about Debra and her well-deserved award by clicking here.

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.

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