Department of Communication Studies

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Danielle Dick McGeough Wins the University Book and Supply Outstanding Teaching Award
Dr. Daniellle Dick McGeough received the University Book and Supply Outstanding Teaching Award at the UNI Awards Celebration on April 25, 2017. This highly competitive award goes to probationary faculty who prepare and use innovative classroom strategies and...

"Best of the Best" Student Performances at Performance Power Hour
Each semester the performance studies faculty make space for our student performers to showcase their work. See the "best of the best" performances from our beginning and advanced level performance classes on Thursday, April 20, 7:30 p.m. at Performance Power...

Harken Wins Veridian Community Engagement Award
Communication Studies instructor and internship coordinator Nikki Harken received a Veridian Community Engagement Fellowship award at the Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon on UNI's campus April 6, 2017. Harken's award-winning project is "To...

Digital Media's Laney Kraus-Taddeo Wins Top National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Award for Editing
Digital Media student Laney Kraus-Taddeo won the Crystal Pillar Award for Editing at the 2017 National Television Arts and Sciences Upper Midwest Student Production Awards in Bloomington, Minnesota on March 31, 2017. "Thank you to my parents, the...

UNI Day of Giving
Today is the day! #LivePurpleGiveGold to make an impact on UNI. Learn more at dayofgiving.uni.edu

Digital Media Launch Party Kicks Off New Program at UNI
Mobile reporting, virtual reality, media leadership, HD television, lighting, moving cameras.  These are just a few of the cool experiences you can sample at the Digital Media Launch Party, the kickoff of a new program at UNI focused on combining...

PRSSA Mental Health Awareness Panel Happening at UNI
Mental Health Awareness Panel Happening at UNI CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- On Tuesday, March 7, 2017 the University of Northern Iowa Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) will host a mental health awareness discussion panel. The...

UNI Interpreters Theatre presents Boys Will Be Boys
The UNI Interpreters Theatre presents Boys Will Be Boys on March 2, 3, and 4. The play uses a combination of comedy and drama to explore masculinity in U.S. culture. Performances: The show will be Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.. Doors open at 7 p...

Brad Wells ('03) Named as One of Courier's "20 Under 40"
CEDAR FALLS — As an undergrad at the University of Northern Iowa, Brad Wells became familiar with legendary coaches like volleyball’s Bobbi Petersen and football’s Mark Farley. Now, as co-host and co-producer of Around the Corner Productions, which...

Adam Carroll's ('97) "Broke, Busted, and Disgusted" documentary in deal with CNBC
Adam Carroll ('97) announced that his feature-length documentary, "Broke, Busted, and Disgusted," produced with fellow alum Calvin Johannsen ('09), just completed a deal with cable channel CNBC, to be shown January-December 2017.  "We feel like this is a...