Kimberlee Perez Comm Professor recognized for teaching strengths campus-wide and at the college level
Aug 27, 2019

Assistant Professor Kimberlee Pérez, Ph.D., has been recognized for her work from both colleagues and students with two big teaching awards from UMass in 2019. Pérez was awarded the 2019 Outstanding Teaching Award from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences last spring. This award celebrates exceptional teaching, mentoring and curriculum development efforts. She says she was honored to be recognized by both fellow faculty and her students.

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Burcu Baykurt Researcher brings expertise on social and cultural implications of digital technologies
Aug 19, 2019

Burcu Baykurt, Ph.D., assistant professor of urban futures and communication, joins the UMass Department Communication in fall 2019. Baykurt’s work focuses on infrastructures, governance and inequalities. Her current book project is an ethnographic account of test-bed urbanism, in which residents and public officials partner with technology companies to build the “smart city” in urban centers long plagued by divides.

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Staff Opening: Advisor
Aug 15, 2019
The Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst invites applications for an Advisor.
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UMass Welcomes Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS) to Campus for its 2019 Summer Conference
Jul 30, 2019

For the first time in the organization’s history, the 2019 Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS) Summer Institute was held on the East Coast. The Integrative Learning Center at UMass Amherst opened its doors to the group dedicated to advancing Chicana/Latinx and Native American women students, academics, and activists.

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