Communication Studies

Department of Communication Studies News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news for the Department of Communication Studies. For College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

  • Global Communication

    Expert in global communication advises Emersonians

    Joachim Kuss, director of communications for Zeiss Vision Care, is visiting Emerson for a week and will be an invited lecturer in several graduate and undergraduate classes in Communication Studies and Marketing.

  • Vincent Raynauld

    Raynauld on CBC Radio on family history in elections

    Vincent Raynauld, assistant professor in Communication Studies, participated in an August 19 discussion on CBC Radio in Canada about the history of politicians mentioning their family histories in their campaigns.

  • StartUp Institute Program Team

    Emerson to Host Startup Institute’s Talent Expo

    On Thursday, August 13, more than 40 individuals who recently completed Startup Institute’s eight-week course geared toward entrepreneurial-minded professionals, will have 60 seconds each to “pitch” themselves to an audience of Boston-area founders, company leadership, and hiring managers. Presentations will take place from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Paramount Center, including time for networking after the pitches.

  • Taylor Smith '15

    Smith '15 becoming teacher in Iraq

    Taylor Smith ’15 said her recent decision to work abroad was not a surprise to anyone, but eyebrows were raised when she revealed the location. She’s moving to Iraq to become a teacher at an international school.

  • ADA logo

    Emerson celebrating 25th ADA anniversary

    Emerson’s Disabilities Services Office and FACE Lab will be hosting informational tables at the 25th anniversary celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on Boston Common on Wednesday, July 22, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. 

  • Charles Beard Program

    Boston teens take summer courses at Emerson

    A group of Boston Public Schools students are taking courses in conflict resolution, creative writing, and theater at Emerson July 6–17 as part of the College’s 10th annual Charles Beard Arts and Communication Exploration Program.

  • Cathryn Cushner Edelstein

    Edelstein publishes article on intercultural learning

    Cathryn Cushner Edelstein, senior scholar-in-residence in Communication Studies, authored an academic article that was published on June 30 in Global Partners in Education Journal about a unique intercultural learning experience she instituted at Emerson. 

  • Vincent Raynauld

    $62k grant studies social media for political action

    Vincent Raynauld, assistant professor in Communication Studies, has been awarded a $62,000 grant by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) for a research project titled The #Idlenomore Factor: Characterizing Twitter’s Effect on Canadian Aboriginal Civic Engagement.

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