When Touch is out of Reach - a conversation with Drs. Kory Floyd, Mary-Frances O'Connor

Professor of Communication and author of The Loneliness Cure, Dr. Kory Floyd joins Professor of Psychology Dr. Mary-Frances O'Connor at a fireside chat earlier this summer to talk about the need for contact and connection. 

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Katherine "Kat" McGee - SBS Outstanding Research Award Recipient

Katherine “Kat” McGee, an Honors student who is graduating with a 4.0 GPA in Communication and Computer Science and a minor in Studio Art, is the recipient of the SBS Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award for spring 2022.

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05/12/2022 - 2:50pm

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Regents' Cup U of A Coaches

Ted McLoof, Debate Coach, and Diana Leonard, Storytelling Coach

The University of Arizona has a lot to be proud of after a sweep at the Regents' Cup Speech and Debate competition on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at Northern Arizona University. Storytelling coach and Communication instructor Diana Leonard, at right in the photo, was filled with glee as her students won first, second, and tied for third place at the event.

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05/03/2022 - 2:18pm

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Taylor Roney receives Certificate in International & Intercultural Communication

Taylor Roney, a senior, has received a Certificate in International and Intercultural Communication. Congratulations on this accomplishment, Taylor! The certificate serves as recognition of having received a concentration of coursework in the area of intercultural communication in an international context.

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Communication Tuition Scholarship - apply by May 31, 2022

Extra! Extra! This tuition-only scholarship will be awarded to an Arizona resident and one non-resident student; awardees can be either incoming freshmen or transfer students. The award is renewable for up to 8 semester for incoming freshmen, and up to four semester for transfer students who continue to meet the eligibility requirements, which include:

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04/20/2022 - 8:59am

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Department unveils DEI statement, committee, resources

The Department of Communication has created a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee and a page has been created that includes a statement, difinitions, brief entries by each committee member, and resources. In time the page will include research, activities, and relevant articles and information. 

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04/19/2022 - 4:54pm

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Colloquium featuring Kristina Scharp, PhD: "How Communication Processes Address Inequity and Stigma: The Importance of Remaking, Resistance, and Resilience"

Abstract: So many people experience inequity and stigma throughout their lifetime. Yet, it can be difficult to understand these perspectives when they do not mirror our own. Perspective-taking can be even more difficult when it’s unclear where stigma and inequity originate. During this colloquium, Dr. Kristina M. Scharp discusses how the communicative processes of remaking, resistance, and resilience can help us better understand inequity and stigma.

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Fri, 10/22/2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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