Michigan State's Department of Communication develops cutting-edge communication research to challenge the norms and methods of modern communication.
With the resurgence of pop culture superheroes in the last several years, the launch of the MyT1DHero mobile app is a timely one. MyT1DHero couples the attraction of superheroes with the struggle against the very real foe of type 1 diabetes (T1D), a chronic pancreatic disease that disrupts or stops the production of insulin, which is needed to regulate blood sugar.Read more
In our communication labs we study the effects of the digital world and virtual reality on human interaction, nonverbal communication, face-to-face experiences and more for use in areas like education, training, therapy and rehabilitation.
Dr. Kami Silk is an professor in the Department of Communication and the Director of the MA Program in Health & Risk Communication at Michigan State University; she also has an appointment with the Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station (MAES).