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
Student Service 2021 Award recipient Ayla Gelsinger helps those recovering from PTSD through her work with Silver State Service Dogs.
A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.
Oral communication proved to be a benchmark as courses shifted online at the start of the pandemic.
UNLV social media expert Natalie Pennington shares the top 10 takeaways of research on the impact of video chats, email, online gaming, and other communication tech on stress, loneliness, and relationships.
Alumna puts communication, law degrees to work while co-founding new firm.
A collection of news stories from the new year highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.
Communication Studies In The News
The start of 2021 has seen us face a series of dubious anniversaries – a year since the first cases, deaths and lockdowns caused by Covid-19 in countries across the world. These milestones have caused us all to reflect on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the ways in which it has changed our lives in and out of work.
We tried, at first, to shake the uncanniness of it all.
When it comes to technology, many of us reflexively assume newer is better. So when Covid-19 forced us into isolation a year ago, we turned to our digital devices to stay in touch with family and friends.
UNLV prof Natalie Pennington on lessons learned from pandemic isolation.
The pandemic has taken a toll on mental health and a new study by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas shows some surprising results.
For someone who is hours away from his family, living alone on a college campus without in-person classes, and who infrequently sees a friend in the flesh, Hugh-Jay Yu has an impressively active social life.