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Making Vinyl 2024 Conference graphic

Making Vinyl Nashville 2024: Three Shades of Green

This story by Michael Palm was an article written for Making Vinyl, a premier platform dedicated to the global resurgence of vinyl records.   Making Vinyl 2024 was the first I attended since 2019 in Los Angeles. The 2010s had … Read more

2024 Department of Communication Commencement Images

Commencement Gallery

2024 Department of Communication Commencement Gallery Photos by COMM Major Violet Worzella

2024 Student Awards

2024 Department of Communication Student Award Recipients Gallery Awards List Special Initiative Award Presented to Bryce Ross by Torin Monahan Lucia Morgan Award Presented to Cris McFarland by Kumi Silva The NC Television, Inc. Award Presented to Joey Richards and Dafna … Read more

Students posed with Professor Michael Waltman


The Department of Communication’s inaugural “COMM Day” Photos by Junior COMM Major Jing Chen

Areas of Study


Interpersonal & Organizational Communication

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Media & Technology Studies and Production

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Performance Studies

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Rhetorical Studies

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Specialized Concentration in Communication

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Major in Cultural Studies

Learn more about the Major in Cultural Studies

New Media Track

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Writing for the Screen and Stage Minor

Learn more about the Writing for the Screen and Stage Minor