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.

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    Payne, students visit Kazakhstan

    A group of Communication Studies students accompanied Associate Professor Gregory Payne on a trip this month to Kazakhstan, where he spoke with media professionals about crisis communication situations.

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    Students connect with NYC alumni

    More than 50 undergraduates trekked to the Big Apple on March 15 for the annual New York Connection trip, which provided opportunities for current students to meet alumni who share their career paths.

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    Communication in the big data age

    Executives of successful start-ups discuss what today's students should know in the age of big data.

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    Radio minor available for students this fall

    A new interdisciplinary Radio minor is being offered in the fall 2012 semester through the School of Communication, and is now open for enrollment.

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    Romney press secretary visits Emerson

    Rick Gorka, the former press secretary for Republican Mitt Romney during his recent presidential campaign, stopped by an Emerson class Thursday, February 21, in one of his first public speaking appearances since he quit the campaign after a media firestorm last summer.

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    Diplomat-in-training shares experience

    Kerry Velez ’12 is pursuing her calling to work as a foreign diplomat after a 10-week internship at the U.S. Embassy in Australia last summer.

  • Kimball weighs in on politics on NPR, interim senate pick on NECN

    Communication Studies Scholar-in-Residence and Republican strategist Spencer Kimball spoke to NPR about how changing demographics in the U.S. will affect future elections. 

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    Engagement Game Lab featured on Salem Patch

    Emerson’s Engagement Game Lab, headed up by VMA Assistant Professor Eric Gordon, launches "What's the Point?" on January 28.