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Department of Communication Studies
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Pechous got involved in several student organizations, was Lee Business School Ambassador, joined the Honors College, and became a new student orientation leader. Next up: Law school.
Nevada undergraduate research journal offers UNLV students the opportunity to promote their research and boost their resumes.
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Sending our seniors off in style. Plus: New rankings for graduate programs and the debate team gets ready to go to nationals.
UNLV’s young debate team is ranked fifth in the nation and poised to make a deep run in March’s National Debate Tournament.
When The Killers wanted to film a video in their hometown this year, they called UNLV grads Chuck Akin and Wes Hirni to guide their way.
Five UNLV graduates will be recognized by President Len Jessup during winter commencement for their combination of academic excellence and service to the community.
College of Urban Affairs partners with community groups to stop Southern Nevada crisis.
For veteran Randy Dexter, man's best friend —and a campus organization — made all the difference.
Four stumbling blocks impede clear communication on climate change.
Two views of the UNLV campus in the wake of the Route 91 Harvest Festival tragedy.
In a post-truth world, embracing critical thinking is the only way to counter click bait.
Performance poetry led the new chair of communication studies to a career studying the power of persuasion.
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Communication Studies In The News
The 3-2 decision decided UNLV’s fate.
Football, basketball and other sports often draw talented athletes from beyond Nevada’s borders. But another competitive organization on UNLV’s campus didn’t have to look far to find one of its top performers. Jeffrey Horn, a graduate of Green Valley High, and team partner Matthew Gomez have taken UNLV’s public policy debate squad to new heights this season.
UNLV is going to the national championship, but they won't be facing Duke. Or Michigan State.
The UNLV debate team is doing better than ever.
Two weeks before classes commenced at his new high school, Matthew Gomez found himself in the vice principal’s office.
Communication Studies Experts
Director, Sanford I. Berman Debate Forum & Associate Professor-in-Residence, Communication Studies
An expert in competitive debate, policy debate, argumentation and persuasion, and presidential and political debates.
Assistant Professor in Communication Studies
An expert on science communication, religion and politics.
Professor, Communication Studies
An expert on pop culture and television.