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The School of Communication Studies aspires to achieve excellence by becoming a global leader for innovative learning, scholarship, and societal engagement with a particular emphasis on interpersonal and organizational communication. 

Tailgate With Us!

Hey Big Orange Alumni!
           We hope you are able to join us for a CMST Alumni football tailgate during the last home football game of the 2017 season on November 25th! Our opponent for this game is going to be Vanderbilt and you do not want to miss the Volunteer spirit that is going to be on campus! The time of the game is currently TBA, but once the time is posted we will let you know!


Meet our New Faculty in CMST

Jenny Crowley, Ph.D. 

Jenny Crowley has a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Iowa (2017) where she served as a graduate instructor in the Department of Communication Studies from 2015-2017. The title of her dissertation is: “The effects of support provider identity and locus of supportive message in the context of stigma.” Her primary area of specialization is interpersonal communication with specific research interests in stigma and supportive communication. 

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Violanti Receives 2017 CCI Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor of the Year Award

Associate Professor Michelle Violanti (CMST) has been selected by UT’s Office of Research and Engagement (ORE) to receive CCI’s Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor of the Year Award. To be eligible for the award, faculty members must have been nominated by multiple undergraduate students, and at least one of those students must have presented at EURēCA. Congratulations Dr. Michelle Violanti!!!!!