Professor Della Pollock, the Jackson Center for Saving and Making History, and the Northside Neighborhood of Chapel Hill were featured in the UNC Spotlights — “Northside’s Future Takes Shape” (May 23, 2016; originally printed in April’s University Gazette; written by Patty Courtright)   For a 2013 piece about Professor Pollock’s work in the classroom and the community, […]...
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Courses being offered include: COMM 113 COMM 120 COMM 130 COMM 140 COMM 160 COMM 170 COMM 171 COMM 223 COMM 224 COMM 318 COMM 450 COMM 521     Log-in to Connect Carolina for a full list of offerings for Maymester, Summer Session I and Summer Session II 2016.  ...
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The Cage of Sand Thursday, May 19, 2016 5 o’clock p.m. The Carolina Theater, Durham, NC ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ Professor Edward Rankus is to premiere a new video work, The Cage of Sand, on Thursday, May 19, 2016, 5:00 p.m. at The Carolina Theater in Durham. Moogfest is an annual, multi-day music, art and technology festival.  Rankus’ […]...
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  photo: Mitch Capel (L), Sonny Kelly (R)       The News & Observer “Actors bring Civil War stories to life” At the end of their performance, Capel and Kelly stripped off their soldier’s jackets and stood as the students and staff members who’d crowded into the long, narrow room applauded. No one seemed […]...
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Congrats to our graduates! We’ll be celebrating their achievement tomorrow at the Department of Communication’s commencement ceremony in the Dean E. Smith Center. For more details, visit our Facebook Event Page...
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Earlier this month, the University of North Carolina hosted competitors for the second annual ACC Debate Championship. Building upon a longstanding tradition of debate between ACC schools, this year’s tournament featured teams from ten ACC schools, including Boston College, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Miami, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Pitt, Virginia and returning champions Wake […]...
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COMM Performance Studies alum Elliot Darrow ’15 was interviewed for an article on poetry slam, featured in the Wall Street Journal: Poetry is Art, but Poetry Slams are Sport, Bound by Pages of Rules April 8, 2016 watch a video of Darrow’s poem...
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Congratulations to Professor Renee Alexander Craft, chosen as one of eight faculty members, nationwide, to receive the 2016 Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship. Alexander Craft, who holds a joint appointment in the department of communication and the curriculum in global studies, was awarded the fellowship to expand her project Digital Portobelo. The project focuses on the […]...
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Of the five students from UNC-CH who were selected as recipients of the 2016 Burch Fellowship, to pursue unique and self-initiated proposed experiences anywhere off Carolina’s campus, two hail from the COMM department: Sarah K. Adams is a double major in music and communication Prakash Kadiri is pursuing an interdisciplinary major, with a focus on film production, […]...
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Through teaching, research and service, the Department of Communication: addresses the many ways communication functions to create, sustain, and transform personal life, social relations, political institutions, economic organizations, and cultural and aesthetic conventions in society; promotes competencies required for various modes of mediated and non-mediated communication; and develops skills for analyzing, interpreting and critiquing communication
problems and questions.

The Department of Communication includes 30 faculty, 50 graduate students and over 800 undergraduate majors. The Department and personnel are recognized for significant contributions to the profession and to the University, state, and nation.

The Department of Communication supports the University’s core values encouraging diversity and equal educational and employment opportunities throughout the University community. These values are articulated in the University’s non-discrimination policy and by the office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.