The Department of Communication

News & Announcements

  • Professor Angela G. Ray to give 28th Annual Fisher Lecture.

    Professor Angela G. Ray, a renowned communication scholar with a specialty in studying the history of the Clionan Debating Society in the antebellum United States, will present the Department of Communication’s 28th annual B. Aubrey Fisher Memorial Lecture, titled “A Green Oasis in the History of My Life”: Race and the Culture of Debating in Antebellum Charleston, South Carolina on Thursday, October 2nd at 7:30 p.m. in Room 1110 of the Language and Communication Building (LNCO). The event is free and open to the public.

  • Prof. Choi publishes book and receives research grant

    Department of Communication associate professor Suhi Choi has published a book, "Embattled Memories: Contested meanings in Korean War Memorials."

  • Prof. Gehl explores socializing and surveillance in new book

    Department of Communication assistant professor Robert Gehl has published a new book, "Reverse Engineering Social Media: Software, Culture and Political Economy in New Media Capitalism," which explores the mix of socializing and surveillance.

  • Katie Hunt receives national award for sustainable food initiatives

    Katie Hunt, doctoral student with the Department of Communication, recently received the Green Champion Student Award for her work with the U's Dining Services.

  • Conflict Resolution Certificate program still accepting applications

    The Conflict Resolution Graduate Certificate Program is still accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year, set to begin in the last week of August.


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The Department of Communication at the University of Utah is a top department in the field of communication, with an award-winning faculty, outstanding doctoral, master's, and undergraduate programs, and state-of-the-art facilities.

It is highly ranked in critical theory, cultural studies, ecology, law, popular culture, race and ethnicity, and rhetoric (ComAnalytics).

With five cutting-edge research areas—critical/cultural studies; environmental, science, and health communication; interpersonal and organizational communication; media and technology; and rhetoric—the Department is committed to excellence across the full range of communication research and teaching, offering top-notch Ph.D., M.A., M.S., B.A., and B.S. degrees, as well as three undergraduate sequences and three post-baccalaureate certificate programs.

Last Updated: 8/15/14