Students in COMM 3411: Small Group Communication get the chance to learn beyond the classroom, enabling them to explore challenging issues and generate innovative ideas and solutions outside of the academic setting.
The skills senior Laura Cantor has developed through her time in the communication studies department have prepared to assist in faculty research, as well as work in Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies.
New assistant professor Kate Lockwood Harris’ research looks at the complex relationship between violence and communication. One of the central questions Harris is dissecting is how colleges respond to sexual violence in the context of Title IX.
Professor Mark Pedelty’s Environmental Communication course provides students a unique learning opportunity to explore environmental issues and learn how best to communicate about them. “I want students to engage beyond the confines of the classroom and take a more hands-on approach to learning. It’s a different narrative when you get out there,” Pedelty says.