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.
Comm Studies MA Graduate is Finalist on The Apprentice Asia
Dussadee Oeawpanich, a 2002 graduate of the Communication Studies masters of arts program and native of Thailand, is one of 12 finalists in the first season of The Apprentice Asia. In her introductory video on the program's web site, Dussadee says "I am...
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...