Welcome to Communication Studies!
The Department of Communication Studies is diverse and dynamic, and you can find us in our state-of-the-art facilities in Lang Hall.
We are dedicated to providing our students with a variety of experiences inside and outside of the classroom that will help them prepare for a career in a communication-related field.
Our mission is:
- to assist students in becoming informed, responsible, creative, and critical communicators
- to enhance student knowledge of, and skill in, the construction, interpretation, and distribution of communication in diverse cultural and global communities
- to promote theoretical understanding and professional/personal practice of effective and ethical human communication between and within a broad range of contexts and communities.
KCAU-TV Meteorologist Fred Hexom Returns to UNI
KCAU-TV (Sioux City) Chief Meteorologist Fred Hexom (Electronic Media, 1999) returned to the UNI campus in October as part of the 9th Annual Fast Forward conference. He shared his story with students in a workshop titled "From Mild to Wild: Weather...
UNI Forensics Team Posts Multiple Victories
At the midterm break, the Debate and Speech squads of the UNI Forensics team had collected an impressive number of wins, finishes, and individual awards. Below are the finishes of September and October, through the midterm, as reported by Director of...
Media Research Innovator Dick Haynes to Deliver Keynote at Fast Forward 9
Dick Haynes, senior vice president of research at Frank N. Magid Associates, Inc., will be the keynote speaker at the ninth annual Fast Forward Electronic Media Workshop on Friday, Oct. 18 at UNI. Since he joined the firm in 1979, Haynes has been instrumental...