As one of the oldest communication programs in the nation, we've played a dominant role in shaping the scholarly field of communication. Our communication degree programs cover a wide range of topics, from how to work effectively in teams, to resolving conflicts, designing persuasive messages, running health campaigns and relating well with other people.
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With more and more people relying on social media for as a source for news, there are worries that misleading content could influence audiences unable to distinguish truth from fact or news from propaganda. This “infodemic,” as Dustin Carnahan calls it, puts misinformation front and center —adding fuel to politically contentious fires and escalating social issues to the level of crises.Read more
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Integrating the new with the tried-and-true is what we do best. We stay ahead of the game with studies on virtual reality, health communication, neuroscience and online analytics. It's all communication.
Brenna Cockerill is a recent Michigan State alumna with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and minors in Health Promotion and Leadership of Organizations. As a soccer player at Michigan State, athletics mean a lot to Cockerill. When she heard about the Nashville Predators’ Amateur Hockey Fan Development Internship, she was thrilled to combine her passion for communications and sports.Read more
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