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MSC Professors Receive a Top Paper Award

Professors Michelle Shumate and Noshir Contractor along with Sophia Fu received a Top 4 Paper Award in the Organizational Communication Division at the 67th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA). The paper was titled, “Collective Innovation Adoption across Interorganizational Systems: Organizational Boundary, Social Networks, and Decision-Making Status.” “Most research on innovation adoption focuses on the

MSC’s Jason DeSanto weighs in on the 5th GOP Debate

Many current students just experienced a day-long seminar on the Dilemma’s in the Law of Free Expression with MSC’s Jason DeSanto. The day is always so engaging that the pleas and promises begin in hopes of being one of the lucky twenty-four to enroll in his MSC summer course Public Persuasion; thankfully for the staff, enrollment is automated through

What’s with the “s” ?

By Michelle Shumate I’ve been a faculty member in departments of communication and communication studies for over a decade, and I cringe a little bit every time a student tells me that they are getting a degree in communications or calls me a communications expert. At first blush, I realize this looks like a grammar

MSC 2015 Spring Happy Hour & Farewell to Director Staci H. Zake

On June 6, 2015 the MSC program celebrated the eight years of leadership of outgoing Director Staci H. Zake. Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Current and Incoming Students gathered at LYFE Kitchen in downtown Evanston in fellowship and to bid Staci farewell. A program honoring Staci included remarks from: Dr. Dilip Gaonkar, School of Communication Faculty Member

MSC Holiday Party

Dear MSC students, alumni, and faculty, There are only 18 days until the MSC Holiday Party! We hope you can join us and welcome your guests–please simply include their name in the RSVP name box. Please RSVP by clicking HERE.

Celebrating 30 Years of MSC

More than a hundred alumni and faculty filled historic Annie May Swift Hall on Saturday, October 11, 2014 with the energy and enthusiasm characteristic of the MSC community. Attendees of the MSC 30th Anniversary Symposium began the day with a wave of smiles, friendly greetings, and conversations with faculty and old classmates. The symposium’s packed

The Chronicle of Higher Education Profiles Professor Eszter Hargittai

School of Communication Professor Eszter Hargittai and Kellogg Professor Brayden King’s are featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education for their work related to  “Managing Your Online Reputation.” Prof. Hargittai discussed the challenges facing the “Digital Native” generation and how students can use social media to construct a professional image reflective of their goals. Read