School of Communication

School of Communication News

  • Noam Chomsky

    Linguist, activist Chomsky visits campus

    Chomsky, age 83, spoke to students on a range of issues, including foreign policy and the media as well as the presidential election that was to take place the next day.

  • John Anderson

    Becoming Robert Frost

    Instead of lecturing about a historical figure, Communication Studies Associate Professor and Interim Chair John Anderson embodies the figure by reenacting pivotal moments in American history. 

  • Peter Rojas

    Gizmodo's Rojas discusses online marketing, journalism

    Co-creator of Gizmodo and Engadget Peter Rojas recently met with students to discuss the interaction of content, data, and ecommerce in online marketing and journalism

  • Public speaking is topic of Emersonian's new film

    Brian Weidling will come to campus Monday, October 22, to screen Speak at 7:00 pm in the Bright Family Screening Room.

  • Aaron Snipe

    Foreign Service official gives insight into career

    Aaron Snipe ’94 returned to his alma mater October 10 to speak with communication students. 

  • Kat Grosso

    How to get a job in politics

    About once a year, Kathryn Grosso ’05 comes back to campus for a whirlwind tour: she visits her former teacher, Associate Professor Gregory Payne, and then gives informal talks to aspiring, young politicos. 


    Creator of AFLAC Duck ads kicks off speakers series

    Creator of the famous jingle “I Don’t Wanna Grow Up; I’m a Toys ‘R’ Us Kid” Linda Kaplan Thaler will deliver a talk on Wednesday, October 17, at the Bill Bordy Auditorium and Theater from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.

  • Cathryn Cushner Edelstein

    Edelstein gives talk on teaching public speaking

    Communication Studies Scholar-in-Residence Cathryn Cushner Edelstein addressed an audience of linguists, researchers, and teachers who specialize in teaching and studying pronunciation at the PSLLT Conference.