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COMM Presents 2021 Departmental Awards

May 07, 2021 Communication

Faculty and graduate students receive awards for research, teaching, and service.

COMM Graduates Fourth Highest Number of Majors at Maryland

May 01, 2021 Communication

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

Maryland Today

Short Film, Big Impact

April 30, 2021 Communication, School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

Two Terps get Oscars shout-out for contributions to Best Animated Short.

Communication Professor Elected to Top Leadership Post in International Organization

April 22, 2021 Communication

Linda Aldoory is the newly elected vice president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Grant Will Expand Black Digital Studies at UMD

April 14, 2021 Communication

UMD Assistant Professor of Communication Catherine Knight Steele is among the researchers on a new $4.8 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Ph.D. Candidates Secure Tenure-Track Jobs

April 07, 2021 Communication

Four doctoral candidates in the Department of Communication have accepted new tenure-track positions.

Steele is Co-PI on $4.8 Million Grant from Mellon

April 02, 2021 Communication

COMM Professor to lead the Maryland component of this multi-institutional digital futures collaborative.

Communication Professor Receives Jefferson Science Fellowship at State Department

March 05, 2021 Communication

Erich Sommerfeldt will take an advisory role with the U.S. Department of State.

Washington Post

Time to Double or Upgrade Masks as Coronavirus Variants Emerge, Experts Say

January 29, 2021 Communication

Better face coverings are needed to curb more-transmissible strains as vaccine rollout is underway, they say.