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 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 Announcement Archive, the Awards Archive, or the Event 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 upcoming events; click on the links for full details, or go to the Event 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 Announcement, Awards, or Event Archives on the left.

Announcements

Ronald E. Rice Wins the International Communication Association’s Steven H. Chaffee...

Dr. Linda Putnam has been honored with the 2015 UCSB Faculty Research Lectureship Award.  This...

As of 2/23/2015, UCSB Comm Graduate Student Accomplishments, 2014-2015

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Kam, J. A., Figueroa-Caballero, A., & Basinger, E. D. (May, 2015). Constructing a measure of...

Congratulations to Sarah Randall, an undergraduate in our department and a Lambda Pi Eta officer...

Directed by our faculty member Dr. Debra Lieberman, the newly established Center for Digital...

Events

Annual Department of Communication Awards Ceremony; see...

  1. June 5, 2015 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm

Senior Honors students will present their Theses.  See...

  1. June 5, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Professor Matthew C. Nisbet, Northeastern University Presents Engaging the Public on...

  1. May 15, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Sustainable Science Communication Conference

What are effective ways of communicating about sustainability and environmental science?

  1. May 13, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  2. May 14, 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

All UCSB Communication alumni are invited to join us for wine and hors d’oeuvres in UCSB’s UCen Corwin Pavilion immediately after our 7th annual Communication Career Day.

  1. April 25, 2015 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Join us on April 25, 2015, 1:00-3:30pm, UCen Corwin Pavilion, for our 7th annual Communication Career Day!

  1. April 25, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Dr. Jennifer L. Bevan (B.A., M.A., University of Delaware, Ph.D.; University of Georgia) will...

  1. April 24, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Visiting Scholar Martin Ehala, Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics, University of...

  1. April 10, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Lamba Pi Eta Choice Lecture – Professor Janet Fulk, Annenberg School for Communication,...

  1. March 6, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

"Department of Communication Grad Slam": Eight current graduate students will give 3-minute...

  1. February 27, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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