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About the Department

Craft a future around your passion for the written word, on paper or in pixels, in formats from multimedia to magazines, from podcasts to corporate communications. Our students learn to write with power and panache, guided by a faculty of experienced professionals. Campus media provides an outlet for your work, while cross-disciplinary forays into audio, video, and visual storytelling expand its impact—and your own value as a multi-platform journalist. Our students graduate with the polished portfolio expected of even entry-level hires.

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You’ve Got Our Attention

Extensive personal attention—from workshop-size classes to close faculty mentorship—support your success.

Internships for All

To land a writing gig, experience is a must—not a plus. That’s why 100% of our students do internships.

Professors Are Pros

Work with a faculty of experienced writers whose knowledge and connections can open doors.

Recent News

ArtsComm DIGITAL: Nicole Apicelli '22

Meet ArtsComm DIGITAL intern Nicole Apicelli '22, a journalism and professional writing major.

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Jane Bowden, the 2019 Robert Cole Scholarship recipient

Given in honor of Emeritus Professor Robert Cole to an undergraduate student with a demonstrated commitment to a career in newsgathering. The award honors Cole’s commitment to the profession of journalism and to the value of free expression in a democratic society.

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Innocent man reflects on wrongful conviction

The second Faculty Lecture Series event broke down an investigative report written by journalism professor Emilie Lounsberry with her co-worker Michaelle Bond.

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