Professor Chris Segrin Leads a Study on the High Price of Overparenting
Helicopter Parenting—It's Worse Than You Think The independence of young American adults just took a great leap backwards. It was precipitated by the advance of their parents into new territory, a province once deemed innocuous enough for their offspring to navigate by themselves—getting into graduate school.   Read the full story here:
Tue, 02/18/2014 - 11:25am
Understanding the How-To of Effective Communication in Small Groups
Understanding the How-To of Effective Communication in Small Groups By La Monica Everett-Haynes and Rachel Baughman, University Communications | June 19, 2013 UA researcher Joseph Bonito is investigating the communication habits of decision-making groups, including North American Quitline staff members and youth involved in Lego robotics teams, to advance what is known about small group communication. READ MORE AT: Read more
Thu, 06/20/2013 - 10:45am
Professor Chris Segrin discusses the ways in which bedside manner can affect the health of patients.
Nonverbal Communication and Health
Wed, 05/22/2013 - 4:44pm
Study Abroad
Have you been thinking about studying abroad? The Arizona in Italy FALL program offers 12 upper division units (four courses) in Communication for direct credit from English speaking UA instructors. No prerequisites. There are SIX courses from which to choose. The deadline to apply is Monday April 15th. More information is available at these links: [COMM Dept. study abroad page] [Application for fall, due April 15, 2013, can be... Read more
Tue, 04/09/2013 - 8:08am
Dr. Kate Kenski & Dr. Paul Wright share their insight with the Chigaco Tribune
Dr. Kate Kenski, of the University of Arizona's Department of Communication, and Dr. Paul Wright, of Indiana University (as well as a Ph.D. graduate of the U of A), share their insight about public opinion and pornography with the Chicago Tribune.  See the full story here:  A touch of scandal in Villa Park Experts say pornography use is common, but that doesn't help candidates who get caught
Tue, 04/02/2013 - 5:42pm
Professor Segrin in the Arizona Daily Wildcat
Dr. Segrin comments in the Arizona Daily Wildcat on the negative effects of overparenting.  
Mon, 04/01/2013 - 2:00pm
Professor Chris Segrin sheds light on some of the negative effects of overparenting:
Chris Segrin discusses the adverse effects of overparenting, also known as helicopter parenting.  Click the link to view the article on UA NEWS:
Wed, 03/20/2013 - 3:48pm
Assistant Professor, Maggie Pitts, and Professor Chris Segrin Discuss Research Trends on Positive Communication
Maggie Pitts & Chris Segrin discuss research trends on Positive Communication in the Arizona Daily Wildcat... View the article at the link below:
Fri, 03/08/2013 - 1:40pm
Study Abroad in Orvieto, Italy
Arizona in Italy (Orvieto) is a UA Faculty led program with courses available in Communication, Classics, Archaeology, Art History, Greek, Latin and Italian. The curriculum is open to undergraduate and graduate students. Students from all majors are welcome to attend. Classes are direct UA credit and can satisfy the foreign language requirement as well as Tier II general education credits.  Interested in Studying Abroad in Italy?  View our power point presentation to learn more.  Summer 2013... Read more
Tue, 02/05/2013 - 12:24pm
Dream Careers
If you weren’t able to make it to the summer internship discussion with Dream Careers on Wednesday, you can still schedule a time to meet with them by phone by clicking here ( Also, here is an application code you can use to apply to the program without paying the application fee (ER2013). This is the link to learn more about Dream Careers (
Fri, 02/01/2013 - 3:51pm


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