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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Featuring student films ! Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is FREE  ...
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Courses being offered include: COMM 113 COMM 120 COMM 130 COMM 140 COMM 170 COMM 318 COMM 450 (prereq waived!)   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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  COMM professor, Tony Perucci, has been selected by Carolina Performing Arts (CPA) as their 2016-17 Curatorial Fellow. Of Professor Perucci Jane Thrailkill, UNC professor of English and CPA’s Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Scholar, says: I am thrilled that Tony will be our next Curatorial Fellow.  His work brings together performance and politics in exciting […]...
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“Each year, APPLES presents the APPLES Service-Learning Awards to celebrate those who sustain service-learning at UNC. Four individuals, Luis Acosta, Sarah Dempsey, Alexandra Zagbayou and Mae B. McLendon, and one community partner, Farmer Foodshare, were recognized at the annual APPLES Service-Learning Award Brunch for their on-going efforts to connect academic and service-based pursuits through their […]...
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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.