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Project aims to prevent abuse in encrypted communication
Mitigating abuses of encrypted social media communication, on outlets such as WhatsApp and Signal, while ensuring user privacy is the focus of a five-year, $3 million NSF grant to a multidisciplinary Cornell research team.
  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
  • Communication
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According to new multi-institution research led by Jeff Niederdeppe, professor in the Department of Communication in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, that all depends on whose hearts and minds are in the audience. For turning...
  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
  • Communication
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Almost all U.S. politicians tweet about climate change based on party affiliation and the opinion of their constituents, not actual climate risk to the areas they represent, a new multidisciplinary study found.
  • Department of Communication
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Department of Global Development
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New research led by Adam Pearson ’03, associate professor of psychological science at Pomona College, and Jonathon Schuldt ’04, associate professor of communication in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and interim executive director...
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
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Almost from the day it launched in March 2012, the media company Upworthy began conducting experiments, testing which headlines and photos on their stories people responded to best. The experiments worked. A year after its launch, Upworthy was...
  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
  • Communication

Fall 2021 Colloquium Series

Time: 1:15pm - 2:45pm via Zoom (unless otherwise noted)

September

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Newsletters

The Department of Communication newsletter, COMMconnect, publishes department events, as well as faculty, staff, students', and Advisory Board accomplishments. To subscribe to the newsletter, send your email address to Kelli Carr.

History of the Department of Communication

The History of the Department of Communication, compiled by William B. Ward, details the department's history from 1874, when Cornell offered the first university-level journalism course, to 2000, with faculty and staff who are still part of the department today. The book is up for digital download (links to the right), and there are physical copies available in the department.