News, Awards & Events

The Department, faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students receive numerous awards, grants, and fellowships, and are engaged in a variety of local, national and international activities.

The News & Awards column provides the most recent three news and awards entries.   Click on the links for full details. For information about prior News and a full list of Department, Faculty and Student Awards, click on the News Archive or the Awards Archive on the left menu bar.

The Department of Communication is involved in and presents a diverse set of events throughout the year. The Events column lists brief summaries of the most recent three upcoming events; click on the links for full details, or the Events Archive for current and past events and the Annual Events for our yearly activities. We hope to see you at the next event!


Check out the most recent news, awards, and events.  Select an entry to get more details (including photos).  Click on the Events Calendar for a view of scheduled events.  For prior entries, plase go to the News, Awards, or Events Archives on the left.

Announcements

The University of California, Santa Barbara NSF-sponsored Interdisciplinary Graduate Education...

Eric Zackrison, David Seibold, Ronald E. Rice's paper. "Organizational coordination and...

Fowler, C., Gasiorek, J., and Giles, H. "Introducing the communicative ecology model of successful aging" was selected as the Top Paper in the Communication Aging Division, to be presented at the National Communication Association, Chicago, October 2014.

  • Qinglan Li URCA Presentation

Qinglan Li takes first place for her poster project titled "Gender Differences in Online Shopping"

Professor Cynthia Stohl is the UCSB graduation commencement speaker for the 9:00 ceremony on Sunday, June 15.

Teaching and research are both essential duties of Senate faculty members, and the Committee on Distinguished Teaching believes that excellence in teaching and excellence in creative and scholarly work go hand-in-hand.

The Department of Communication Student Communication Association, advised by Professor Anna Laura Jansma, held its annual Internship Mixer on Tuesday evening, February 25, 2014, in Corwin Pavilion.

Rachel Cansler, a Communication Major working on her senior honors thesis 2013-2014, was awarded the Al Wyner Scholarship for Undergraduate Research.

The Media Neuroscience Lab puts hard science into traditional communication methodology.

Events

Celebrate the many accomplishments of our undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff!

  1. June 6, 2014 - 4:30pm

See and hear this year's Senior Honors Students present and discuss their year-long thesis research.

  1. June 6, 2014 - 2:00pm

Professor Caughlin studies interpersonal communication in close relationships, such as marriages and families.

  1. May 30, 2014 - 3:30pm

Sandi W. Smith is Director of the Health and Risk Communication Center and Professor in the Department of Communication at Michigan State University.

  1. May 16, 2014 - 3:30pm

Dr. Soliz studies communication and intergroup processes primarily in personal and family relationships, with a current emphasis on multiethnic families, interfaith families, and grandparent-grandchild relationships.

  1. May 2, 2014 - 3:30pm

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