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Thursday, Oct. 9th, 5PM in Swain 01A The Hollywood Internship Program is a summer study & work opportunity that provides a great way to apply classroom learning to the specific career goals of interest to the selected Communication Studies students.It also serves as an industry immersion experience. Interns benefit from gaining practical skills in state-of-the-art […]...
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The UNC Writing for the Screen and Stage Program presents the fourth annual Long Story Shorts One Act Play Festival on Friday, October 3rd and Saturday, October 4th at 8PM in the Swain Hall, Studio Six black box theatre. Eight short plays written by members of the WSS Minor’s graduating class will be presented as […]...
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Mark Robinson, Director of Media Production, and Ted Singdahlsen, are the members of LASOHALO  and released another album yesterday. Available on iTunes, Spotify, BandCamp and coming soon to Amazon. Engaging in cultural critique while layering post punk samples, LASOHALO creates a contemporary vision of music, sound and sample manipulation. One listener describes this album as […]...
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The UNC Communication Studies Department is happy to announce the hire of award-winning documentary filmmaker Julia Haslett as assistant professor. “As Department Chair, I am so pleased to announce Professor Haslett’s appointment. Not only does she bring a wealth of teaching and administrative experience to her new position teaching documentary production here at Carolina; she […]...
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http://itineration.org/meantime   Tim Ballingall reviews In the Meantime: Temporality and Cultural Politics Author(s) or Editors Sarah Sharma Publisher: Duke University Press Paperback Cost $19.40(U.S.) Video: http://vimeo.com/101077834 Below is a transcript of the above video. You may also click here for a PDF version of this transcript. In our current era of global capitalism and digital […]...
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THE USES AND ABUSES OF SOCIAL MEDIA (click for audio)   On this edition of the program host Doug Bernard talks with Andrew Borene, Attorney at Steptoe & Johnson and an adviser for the Truman National Security Project Defense Council, and Cori Dauber, Professor of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina and author […]...
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http://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/communication-breakdown.html Communication Breakdown: Interpersonal Skills in the Digital Age By Jamar Ramos At any given point in your day someone is trying to communicate with you. You may be using the Internet for research or fun and see an ad (or two, or three). Maybe you get a number of emails informing you of deals […]...
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Through teaching, research and service, the Department of Communication Studies: 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 Studies includes 25 faculty, 50 graduate students and over 750 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 Studies 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.