Dream Careers, with internship programs in 11 cities around the world (e.g., New York, LA, San Francisco, London and Boston), will be on campus on Wednesday January 30, 2013 recruiting for over 250 companies in industries such as PR, marketing, advertising, event planning and much more. Their representatives will be hosting a table in front of McClelland Hall from 9:00am-3:00pm on Wednesday January 30, 2013. You can sign up for a 15-minute, one-on-one interview with them by clicking here, or... Read more
Wed, 01/30/2013 - 10:32am
Study Abroad Applications Due Oct. 15th
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. For more information, view the Orvieto presentation link on the front page of the Communication Department... Read more
Fri, 09/07/2012 - 2:50pm
Dr. Jay Hmielowski joins Communication Faculty in Fall 2012
We are pleased to announce Dr. Jay Hmielowski (Ph. D. 2011, The Ohio State University) will be joining us this Fall as an Assistant Professor.  Dr. Hmielowski’s major areas of interest are environmental communication, science communication and political communication. Specifically, he is interested in how different types of messages or the combination of conflicting messages affect the structure of people’s attitudes, and how the complexity of people’s attitudes influences a variety of outcome... Read more
Fri, 08/03/2012 - 2:34pm
Communication Major Summer Application Deadline Approaching
The summer application period for new majors being admitted this fall will conclude this coming Friday, July 13th.  Applicaitons must be submitted to the main office, Communication Room 211, by 3pm.  The mailing address is:  Department of Communication 1103 E. University Blvd, Room 211 Tucson, AZ  85721-0025 Please note: No late applications will be accepted.  The next application period will open up at the beginning of the Fall semester for a Spring 2013 admission.
Wed, 07/11/2012 - 11:55am
Applications open May 1st for the new Accelerated Master's Program in Communication
Did you know that you can earn your MA in Communication with just one additional year of coursework?  It’s true starting this Fall.  The Accelerated MA Program (AMP) in Communication allows students who qualify to complete 12 credits of graduate level coursework during the fourth year of their undergraduate program -- and count those credits toward *both* their BA and MA.  After just one additional year of graduate courses, students in the AMP graduate from the UofA with both a BA and MA. In... Read more
Mon, 04/30/2012 - 10:23am
STUDY ABROAD: Orivieto Spring 2012 Classes
Study abroad in Orvieto, Italy!  The Arizona in Italy Program works in collaboration with the University of Arizona and is an institution fully accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca - MIUR).    Study Abroad Applications for Spring 2012 are due October 15, 2011.                                                                                Please visit for information on... Read more
Wed, 08/24/2011 - 9:59am
UA Student Works Ahead of Her Class
Natalie Nevárez, a UA student who intends to pursue a graduate degree in affective neuroscience, has had much success in achieving her college education. She started college at age 13 and, by 19, had earned a bachelor's degree from the UA.  Read the full story at:
Wed, 04/20/2011 - 2:52pm
Dr. Kate Kenski Receives the International Communication Association's Outstanding Book Award
Kate Kenski's book "The Obama Victory: How Media, Money, and Message Shaped the 2008 Election" (co-authored with Bruce Hardy and Kathleen Jamieson, Oxford University Press) has been selected to receive the International Communication Association's Outstanding Book Award for 2011.
Fri, 04/15/2011 - 11:08am
Dr. Maggie Pitts to Join Faculty
We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Maggie Pitts will be joining us in the Fall as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Pitts conducts naturalistic investigations into patterns and processes of lifespan transitions with a specific focus on the “everyday” communication people use to negotiate those transitions. Contributing to her work in this area, she has authored articles and book chapters on issues such as ageism and ageist language (Journal of Social Issues), rapport development among researchers... Read more
Wed, 05/12/2010 - 9:14am
Communication Stars in New National Rankings
In Fall 2010, the National Research Council released its rankings of research programs in many disciplines, including communication. While the rankings were surrounded by controversy and some ambiguity, they revealed a rather impressive story about our department.  Relative to communication departments, we ranked approximately 10th in the USA (out of 83 programs). Within the UA, we ranked either 2nd or 3rd relative to every other UA department on an overall measure of quality of program... Read more
Wed, 05/12/2010 - 9:07am


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