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COMM Doctoral Student Authors New Book about Political Ads

Montgomery authors first book on horror framing and the presidential political commercials of the 21st century.

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COMM Seeks Applicants for Two Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Department will hire two new faculty in Communication Science and in Public Relations

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COMM Graduates Fourth Highest Number of Majors at Maryland

Department is the largest major in the College of Arts & Humanities.

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The Department of Communication is committed to producing innovative and influential scholarship, service to the discipline and community, and leadership in the discipline and profession of communication. The Department of Communication’s mission is to provide quality undergraduate and graduate student education that prepares B.A., M.A., M.P.S., and Ph.D. students to successfully enter their chosen careers in communication and related fields through our educational leadership in communication research, theory, and practice. The Department achieves this mission through the pursuit of Communication for the public good.

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