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.
Academy Award Nominee Lucy Walker to visit UNI for Documentary Film Series
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Documentary filmmaker and two-time Academy Award nominee Lucy Walker will visit the University of Northern Iowa April 7 and 8 to screen five of her works. Walker will screen and discuss the following films, all in Lang Hall Auditorium:...
Anelia Dimitrova Receives 9 Iowa Newspaper Association Awards
Anelia Dimitrova, Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Journalism, won nine Iowa Newspaper Awards at the the INA 2014 Convention and Trade Show held Feb. 6-7 in Des Moines. Dimitrova, who has taught at UNI since 1995, is also executive editor at...
Katelyn Santy Wins Outstanding Master's Thesis Award
Communication Studies MA graduate Katelyn Santy won the 2014 Outstanding Master's Thesis Award from the University of Northern Iowa Graduate College. Santy's thesis, "Where Loyalties Lie: A Study of Workplace Dissent Through the Lens of Loyalty," received the...