Matthew Lapierre Joins Communication Faculty

Communication Increases Media Faculty

The Department of Communication welcomes Dr. Matthew Lapierre!  Matt Lapierre received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania where his dissertation explored links between children's cognitive/affective development and their responses to persuasive communication.  Prior to graduate school, Matt studied math and philosophy as an undergraduate at the University of Massachusetts,  he then worked as an AmeriCorps*VISTA in rural Montana, a counselor with mentally-ill children, and at the Oregon Social Learning Center aiding in research on divorced families.

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08/24/2015 - 11:10am

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Professor Kory Floyd Joins Communication Faculty this Fall

The Department of Communication is pleased to announce the addition of Professor, Kory Floyd, this fall.  His research focuses on the communication of affection in close relationships and its effects on stress and physiological functioning. He has written 12 books and over 100 scientific papers and book chapters, and he is the current editor of Communication Monographs. His work has been recognized with both the Charles H. Woolbert award and the Bernard J.

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07/22/2015 - 5:02pm

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UA Vice President of Athletics Greg Byrne speaks to COMM 314 Professional Creative Communication class

On Monday, April 13 at 8:00am UA Vice President of Athletics Greg Byrne spoke to Dr. Ed Ackerley's COMM 314 (Professional Creative Communication) class held in McClelland Hall.  Mr.

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04/20/2015 - 3:36pm

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Dr. Jennifer Stevens Aubrey's Findings on the Impact of MTV's "16 and Pregnant".

Recent headlines stated that the MTV show "16 and Pregnant" may have led to a decrease in teenage pregnancy, but a new study led by University of Arizona researcher Jennifer Stevens Aubrey presents a different depiction of the show's impact on teenagers.  Read the full article here:

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03/27/2014 - 9:31am

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Professor Chris Segrin Leads a Study on the High Price of Overparenting

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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.  

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02/18/2014 - 11:16am

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Communication Major Summer Applications Due by 3pm on July 12th

Summer applications for the Communication major are due in the main office, room 211 on Friday, July 12th no later than 3pm.  These applications will be for a fall 2013 admission to the program. 

The next application period will open on August 26th and close on September 20th for a spring admission to the program.  For information on how to apply, please visit

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Fri, 07/12/2013 - 3:00pm


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