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Communication Studies

  • Our Mission

    The Department of Communication Studies at UWL provides students with opportunities to increase their understanding of the communication process and develop communication competencies necessary for their personal and professional endeavors.

    Our department prepares students for communication intensive careers in business, law, politics, social and human services, media, and higher education. 

    Our students, faculty, and staff are committed to quality teaching and learning, scholarly and applied research, creative activities, and service to the university, local community, and beyond. 

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    Student Spotlight

    Eleanor Ryan UW-L Undergrad Research Article cropped  Carol Vang UW-L Undergraduate Research Article cropped

    Congratulations to Eleanor Ryan and Carol Vang for having their CST 499 (Senior Project) research published in the latest volume of UW-L Journal of Undergraduate Research.

    CST Faculty Scholarship Showcase

    Tony Docan-Morgan   Laura Nelson

    Docan-Morgan, T., & Nelson, L. L. (2015). The benefits and necessity of public speaking education. In K. Vaidya (Ed.), Public speaking for the curious: Why study public speaking (pp. 1-16). Curious Academic Publishing.

    Awards & Honors

    Terry Smith

    Terry Smith received the CLS Excellence Award for Academic Staff at the CLS Excellence Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 29.  Congratulations Terry!