The Department of Communication Studies
Is Dedicated to Understanding and Enriching Human Interaction



Professor's Speaking for Institute for Women's Studies

Posted on Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 8:14pm

This semester, as part of UGA's Institute for Women's Studies "Friday Speaker Series," two professors from the Communication Department will be giving talks. These talks are free and open to the public. They are also First-Year Odyssey Approved Events.

On Friday, February 10th, in room...

Rhetoric, Sustainability, and Student Engagement on Campus

Posted on Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 9:23pm

This fall, students in Dr. Nicole Hurt’s Rhetoric, Sustainability, and Transformation course (COMM 3310) worked throughout the semester on a sustainability intervention project. Students were tasked to rhetorically intervene in a sustainability problem in our local community. Guided by course...

Review of applications to graduate program to begin January 3

Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 5:19pm

The Graduate Admissions Committee will begin reviewing applications on January 3. Offers of admission and assistanships will be made by January 11th, however applications will be accepted throughout the spring semester until we meet our admissions goal.

Any questions can be directed to...

Winner Crowned at the Bi-Annual Public Speaking Contest

Posted on Friday, December 2, 2016 - 12:01am

Recently, the communications department hosted its annual public speaking contest to much delight and fanfare. Over 100 students joined us to celebrate the eloquence, intellect, and acumen of some of the undergraduate population’s best public speakers. Dr. Roger Stahl, organizer of the event,...

Dr. Panetta Weighs In: Do Facts Matter?

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 6:15pm

Recently, the COMM department's own Dr. Ed Panetta was interviewed on the relevance of facts in debating.  His position asserts the relevance of factual claims and celebrates the breadth of knowledge held by students, while lamenting the decline in depth-based approaches to research and...