Department Announcements

  • Janet Yang Set to Participate in COVID-19 Outbreak Panel
    3/10/20

    Janet Yang will participate in a webinar panel for the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) on Thursday, March 12 at 1pm ET.

  • Chris Dobmeier awarded 2019 LEAD Distinguished Ally Award
    5/6/19

    Chris Dobmeier, a member of the Class of 2018, was recently awarded the 2019 LEAD Distinguished Ally Award.

  • UB COM Featured at 69th Annual ICA Conference
    4/17/19

    On May 24-28th, 2019, the 69thannual International Communication Association conference will be held in Washington, D.C. USA. This year, six UB COM papers have been accepted.

  • Come see UB COM at NCA!
    11/5/18

    Headed to the National Communication Association Annual Conference in Salt Lake City, UT this year? We are too!

  • Successful COM Thesis and Dissertation Defenses
    8/23/18

    Over the course of the 2017-2018 academic year, several communication graduate students have successfully presented their dissertations and theses. 

  • Grizzard wins Article of the Year
    12/1/17

    Congratulations to our own Assistant Professor Matthew Grizzard for winning the National Communication Association's Article of the Year Award.

  • Check out UB COM at NCA
    11/6/17

    Headed to the National Communication Association Annual Conference in Dallas, TX this year? Come check out presentations by UB COM faculty and graduate students. 

  • COM mourns the passing of Mary Cassata
    4/3/17

    It is with great sadness that the Department of Communication must share that beloved Associate Professor Emerita Mary Cassata died Monday, March 27th, 2017 after a brief illness. 

  • Communication Student Wins Gilman Scholarship
    11/21/16

    Alumnus Jian Raymond Rui, Associate Professor Dr. Michael Stefanone, and doctoral candidate Jessica Covert were awarded top paper in the Human Communication and Technology Division the National Communication Association's 2016 Convention.

  • COM Faculty, Student and Alumnus win Top Paper at NCA
    11/16/16

    Alumnus Jian Raymond Rui, Associate Professor Dr. Michael Stefanone, and doctoral candidate Jessica Covert were awarded top paper in the Human Communication and Technology Division the National Communication Association's 2016 Convention.

  • Carr Wins Top Paper Award
    10/26/16

    Graduate student Zachary Carr receives Top Student Paper Award for the National Communication Association's Conference for the Nonverbal Division.

  • Promotion
    9/30/16

    Dr. Hua (Helen) Wang promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.

  • Award Winning Department Faculty
    6/2/16

    Join the Department of Communication in celebrating three award winning faculty: Dr. Mark Frank, Dr. Thomas Feeley, and Dr. Helen Wang. 

  • Alumni Talk
    4/20/16

    Dr. Quagliata, a UB alumni, will be giving a seminar on Transitioning from Graduate School into the Real World on Friday 4/29/16 at 11:00 am.

  • Promotions
    9/17/15

    Drs. Green and Yang promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.

  • Twenty Years of Service
    4/27/15
    Department Secretary Rosemarie Gryckiewicz was honored by the University at Buffalo with a twenty year pin to recognize two decades of service to the University. 
  • ARNOVA Award
    9/16/14

    Dr. Gregory Saxton's research receives award for best paper presented at the 2013 ARNOVA conference.

  • UB/LinkedIn Mentor Program
    9/15/14

    The Communication Department has joined the UB/LinkedIn Mentor Program.

  • New Faculty Member
    8/27/14

    The Comm Department has hired a new faculty member for fall 2014!

  • New Faculty Member
    6/10/14

    The Comm Department has hired a new faculty member for fall 2014!

  • New Faculty Member
    8/29/13

    The Comm Department has hired a new faculty member for fall 2013!

  • Faculty Opening
    6/1/13

    The Department is looking for an Assistant Professor for fall 2014.

  • Mentoring Award
    1/30/13

    Dr. Feeley receives graduate student mentoring award.

  • Faculty Opening
    9/18/12

    The Department is looking for an Assistant Professor for fall 2013.

  • NIH Award
    9/16/12

    Dr. Helen Wang's research receives prestigious NIH grant.

  • PRSA Award
    8/4/12

    May C. Randazzo Memorial Scholarship awarded to Kelly McBride.

  • New Faculty Member
    7/15/12

    The Comm Department has hired a new faculty member for fall 2012!

  • Promotions
    7/14/12

    Drs. Rintamaki and Stefanone promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.