Department of Communication Studies News
The Department of Communication Studies’ mission is to help students, members of the Las Vegas community, and citizens from all walks of life develop healthy interpersonal relationships, manage small groups and organizations, speak with knowledge and confidence, critically evaluate and present complex data, and ensure the development of sound public policy.
Current Communication Studies News
Remote orientation keeps energy and enthusiasm up among new students through the pandemic.
A collection of stories featuring UNLV’s continued flexibility and adaptability in the face of COVID-19.
National Guard member and UNLV student Jackie Trujillo finds way to balance helping combat the virus with her studies.
A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s response to COVID-19 and faculty experts who have helped the community make sense of the pandemic and its impact to daily life.
UNLV communication studies professor Natalie Pennington offers tips to preserve your mental health while protecting your physical health.
UNLV communication professor Emma Bloomfield on breaking through scientific misinformation
Communication Studies In The News
A normal day on the UNLV campus has students walking class to class, studying in groups at public tables, and waiting in line at the student union for a snack before heading to a packed lecture hall for class.
You can’t exactly force friends, neighbors or strangers to wear a face covering to slow the spread of coronavirus, but experts prescribe a few approaches to help nudge them in the right direction — and keep yourself safe.
A local Las Vegas UNLV student and Nevada National Guard is celebrated for her heroism not just for her service during 1 October but also during the coronavirus pandemic.
Jackie Trujillo appears to be seasoned for any crisis that comes her way.
The World Health Organization has called the spread of misinformation around the coronavirus an "infodemic." So what do you do when it's somebody you love spreading the misinformation? In this episode, Maddie talks with Invisibilia reporter Yowei Shaw about one man's very unusual approach to correcting his family. And we hear from experts about what actually works when trying to combat misinformation.
The nation's top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci has been recommending people wear face masks out in public since early April.