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The Communication Building is now open from Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. COMM's main office (211) is open from Monday-Friday 8:30am-4pm. You can reach the Communication Department Monday-Friday 8am-5pm by email to

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2020-2021 Graduate Scholarship & Award Winners
Communication Graduate Director Jennifer Stevens Aubrey presented graduate student awards at the department's Fall Zoom Orientation. The awardees were chosen by the Graduate Admissions Committee based on their performance during the 2019-2020 academic year. Congratulations to the following: Eunjoo Choi (top left photo) - Ed Donnerstein Media Research Scholarship Amanda R. Cooper (top middle-left photo) - Margaret Hickey Award Kaylin Duncan (top middle-right photo) - Teaching Award Alice Fanari... Read more
Fri, 01/08/2021 - 12:26pm
PRSSA Club Wins Certificate of Excellence, Advisor Wins Award
Congratulations to the UArizona PRSSA Chapter for winning a Certificate of Excellence from the PRSA of Southern Arizona Chapter for their promotional campaign on the Brenna Ilana Berger Scholarship and their advisor Carolyn Smith Casertano for receiving the PR Professional of the Year award!
Fri, 01/08/2021 - 11:50am
Amanda R. Cooper receives Master's Thesis Award at NCA 2020
Amanda Cooper, doctoral student, received the Communication and Aging Division of the National Communication Association Master’s Thesis Award on her thesis titled, “Turbulence and Transformation: Caregiving Spouses’ Use of Communication in Managing and Sustaining Relationship Across the Prolonged Transition of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias”.
Fri, 01/08/2021 - 11:27am
Kory Floyd Wins Prestigious Mark L. Knapp Award in Interpersonal Communication
Wed, 09/09/2020 - 1:20pm
UArizona Communication Ranked #20 Globally, #15 in the U.S.
The University of Arizona's Department of Communication was ranked No. 20 globally and No. 15 in the U.S. in the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities. Our department offers studies leading to B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. It has approximately 30 graduate students and 1000 undergraduate majors. The department's strong commitment to quality teaching and research has earned its faculty and graduate students numerous teaching awards and a ranking as one of the top doctoral programs in the... Read more
Thu, 07/23/2020 - 2:27pm
Resources available to Students
The Advising Resource Center has a complied a list of resources for students to utilize. 
Wed, 05/13/2020 - 1:05pm
2020-2021 Scholarship & Award Winners
Undergraduate Students We are proud to announce the recipients of the coming academic year’s awards and we send each one a hearty congratulations! They are: Ashley Chau (top left photo) – Recipient of the Brenna Ilana Berger Memorial Scholarship Jasmine Harris (top right photo) – Recipient of the Brenna Ilana Berger Memorial Scholarship Jade Salmon (bottom left photo) – Recipient of the David A. Williams Undergraduate Scholarship Tiana Case (bottom middle photo) – Recipient of the Marcy... Read more
Mon, 04/27/2020 - 6:56pm
Can a teen's self-image addiction turn deadly?
Jennifer Stevens Aubrey featured on KGUN9 “It didn’t take long before Hannah says her obsession with self-image started distracting her from school, preventing her from getting a good night's sleep, and hindering her ability to make meaningful relationships… Professor Stevens Aubrey believes these behavior patterns can prove to be very negative for the youth.” Read more here: With an emphasis on gender and child... Read more
Fri, 01/17/2020 - 9:37am
Recipients of 2019-2020 Brenna Ilana Berger Scholarship
This year’s undergraduate student recipients of the Brenna Ilana Berger Memorial Scholarship are Jade Salmon and Ryan Bravin. Jade is a senior who in addition to majoring in Communication, is also majoring in Psychology and French and is involved in communication research as a member of Professor Jennifer Stevens Aubrey's research team studying media.  Jade's name frequently appears on the Dean's List for academic achievement at the end of each semester.  Ryan is a senior majoring in... Read more
Thu, 12/19/2019 - 5:38pm
Meet the new Public Relations faculty!
UArizona Communication's launch of the Public Relations minor has been long awaited by students of all areas who wish to bridge communication and the business world. To support that minor a number of new Public Relations courses had to be developed. With a new curriculum comes the need for new faculty members with a high level of experience and expertise in the area of Public Relations. In August of 2019, we welcomed four such faculty into our growing Communication Department here at UArizona.... Read more
Thu, 12/19/2019 - 5:01pm


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