The Department of Communication is sponsoring the class “From the Tabloids to the BBC: Exploring the British Media” that will be taught in London, England this summer. For more information click here.


Alpha Chi, the University of Kentucky’s chapter of Lambda Pi Eta (Communication Honor Society) has several projects, leadership opportunities and exciting networking socials occurring throughout the year. Learn more about these opportunities here.
2016 Faculty Research Award

Congratulations to Dr. Jeannette Sutton for receiving the 2016 College of Communication and Information Faculty Research Award. This award recognizes faculty achievement in research that is important to both the college and the faculty member’s area of expertise.

The Department of Communication awards scholarships to an outstanding junior and senior who demonstrates academic and professional excellence during the past academic year. This year’s Outstanding Junior is Jacob Westover and the Outstanding Senior is Alexis Pullia.
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Dr. Kimberly Stoltzfus has received a grant from UK Education Abroad to develop a new course “Global Crisis and Response Through the Lens of the UN and International NGOs” that will be held in Geneva, Switzerland in the summer of 2017. Applications for the program will be available in Fall 2016.
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Dr. Don Helme, Associate Professor in the Department of Communication, visited Qingdao, China, to work with scholars at Qingdao Technological University. The trip to Qingdao is sponsored by UK’s Confucius Institute. Read more about the trip here.

UK’s Departmeant of Communication has proudly hosted the biennial Kentucky Conference on Health Communication since 1989. Click here for more details on KCHC.
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Faculty and graduate students get to know each other and learn about current research endeavors at the annual “Meet-and-Greet.” Click here to learn more about the Graduate Program in Communication.

Congratulations to Dr. Elisia Cohen for receiving the 2016 Mayhew Derryberry
from the American Public Health Association. This award recognizes
the contribution of an outstanding behavioral scientist to the field of health education.