It all comes down to one thing
Successful careers have one thing in common: strong communication. At Iowa, you'll learn how communication works, why it matters, what’s at stake, and most importantly, how to do it effectively.
Writing and communication have been at the center of the University of Iowa’s educational mission for a century.
“The kernel of the idea definitely came during our time at the University of Iowa.”
News and Announcements
Graduate Student Berkley Conner Co-Facilitating Conversation on Reproductive Rights
Friday, February 24, 2023
Graduate Student Berkely Conner Awarded Jane A. Weiss Memorial Dissertation Scholarship
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
PhD Student Angelina Malenda Awarded Stephen Lynn Smith Memorial Scholarship for Social Justice
Monday, February 13, 2023
Sports, Power, and Resistance: Legacies and Futures — Obermann Arts & Humanities Symposium
Thursday, September 21 to Saturday, September 23, 2023 (all day)
How can the history of activism in sports help us understand the dynamics shaping conflicts today? How might labor relations in sport be imagined differently? How does the structure of sporting entertainment provide opportunities and obstacles to activism, and how can activists navigate these challenges? As fans flock to sports arenas to cheer for their favorite teams, these spaces are simultaneously important societal battlegrounds. From acts of political protest by players to legislative...
“I think the degree is kind of a 'Swiss army knife' of skills that are useful in the real world.”
Careers in Communication
Communication Studies graduates have exciting careers in an extraordinarily wide range of fields and industries.