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.
Filmmaker Anne Makepeace to visit UNI October 6-9
Award-winning filmmaker Anne Makepeace will visit the University of Northern Iowa October 6-9, 2013 as part of the William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series. Makepeace will host screenings of four of her award-winning films, as well as visit...
Comm Major Harrison Postler is Commencement Speaker; More than 100 Communication Majors Graduate
Harrison Postler, a senior communication major and an award-winning member of UNI's Forensics team, gave the student address at the Spring 2013 commencement in the McLeod Center on May 11. Postler was one of 110 graduates granted a BA from the Department of...
Speech Team Repeats Top 10 Finish at Nationals
This weekend, the University of Northern Iowa Speech team competed at the American Forensics Association-National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET) in Hutchinson, Kansas. This is the most selective and competitive collegiate national speech tournament....