The Department’s primary educational mission is to offer challenging liberal arts degree programs that include the personal and professional practices and the social contexts of communication, mass communication, and journalism. Through the study of human communication we seek to understand and to improve the human condition. The Department fulfills this liberal arts mission through its undergraduate programs in Communication, Mass Communication, and Journalism, and through its graduate programs in Communication and Mass Communication.
**Spring 2013 News**
The CMJ Spring Research Colloquium Series will be held from 12:10-1:00 p.m. Mondays in Dunn 424.
2.4 Sara Green-Hamman: Developing a Trangender Identity in a Virtual Community
2.11 Ulrich Regler: The Paradox of Radical and Non-Radical Themes in Doctor Who
2.18 Candice Rios: Performance as Confession at a Bangor Area Story Slam
3.25 Jesse Neader: Regularities in the Academic Discourse of Gay Shame
4.1 Michael Howard: A Model for Sharing Common Wealth, Reducing Poverty, and Combatting Climate Change: Why You should be Interested in Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend
4.8 Mary Ellms: Panopticism and Surveillance in The Office
New Faculty News for 2012-2013
The Department is pleased to announce that Jennifer E. Moore, Ph.D., has joined the Faculty in 2012-2013 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication and Journalism.
The Department is also pleased to announce that Diane M. Keeling, Ph.D., has joined the Faculty in 2012-2013 as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication and Journalism.
Lambda Pi Eta Induction
The annual induction ceremony for Lambda Pi Eta, the Communication Studies Honor Society, will be held on Thursday, April 4 from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. in Wells Conference Center. Professor Diane Keeling will present the keynote address.