Our Philosophy and Approach

With our collaborative and flexible research and training environment, you’ll be encouraged to develop your strengths in order to make unique contributions to shared goals.

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The Department of Communication at UB seeks to educate the next generation of information professionals, knowledge workers and communication and information researchers. The shared principle that information serves the purposes of human communication and is enhanced by technological systems is at the core of our curriculum.