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NCA20 Research Showcase

NCA20 Research Showcase

Researchers in the Department of Communication will present 24 unique research studies at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association. Two of these studies won Top Paper awards.

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Now hiring funded graduate positions in the C^2 Lab

Now hiring funded graduate positions in the C^2 Lab

Funded graduate position in the computational social science of organizations and institutions, as applied to open source software projects.

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Statement in Support of Chancellor Gary S. May

Statement in Support of Chancellor Gary S. May

“The events of this week also cause me to believe even more strongly, if that’s possible, in building an inclusive environment that recognizes and respects people of all backgrounds and experiences. I remain committed to that and hope you will do what you can to eliminate racism, sexism, and other negative influences on our progression as a nation.”

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George Barnett Named Fellow of International Communication Association

George Barnett Named Fellow of International Communication Association

Emeritus Professor Barnett recognized for distinguished contributions to Communication

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Brittney Reed Named Outstanding Senior

Student Researcher and Scholar Receives Honor from Department of Communication

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ICA20 Research Showcase

ICA20 Research Showcase

Researchers in the Department of Communication will present 42 unique research studies at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association. Three of these studies won Top Paper awards.

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Graduate Program STEM Classification:  Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Graduate Program STEM Classification: Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

The Department of Communication Graduate Program is Classified as a STEM Program

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Prof. Huskey & Colleagues Win CMM Article of the Year Award

Prof. Huskey & Colleagues Win CMM Article of the Year Award

The article was published in the 2018 Special Issue on Computational Methods for Communication Science.

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C^2 lab with 6 contributions at IC2S2

C^2 lab with 6 contributions at IC2S2

Our Computational Communication Research lab presented 3 papers and 3 posters at the 5th International Conference on Computational Social Science, in Amsterdam

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Org-scale analytics: Today's startups build societies. Do it right.

Org-scale analytics: Today's startups build societies. Do it right.

New opinion piece by Prof. Seth Frey and colleagues in top Medium.com publication "Towards Data Science"

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Robert Bell retires after 32 successful years at UC Davis

Robert Bell retires after 32 successful years at UC Davis

With Robert’s retirement, the Department is losing its most long-standing faculty and a leader in the field of health communication, in the growth and development of the Communication Department at Davis, and in building a collaborative, collegial environment in which to work.

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Data Science for the United Nations: 5 students in Chile

Data Science for the United Nations: 5 students in Chile

Prof. Hilbert and a team of five UC Davis students are developing a big data online observatory for the UN Secretariat in Latin America and the Caribbean. The project explores how public online data can be used to inform international development policies. Three students spent three months in Chile, while two others continue to stay there for even longer, and one new student will be joining the team.

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25 papers accepted at ICA

25 papers accepted at ICA

69th Annual International Communication Association Conference

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Over a dozen interviews about AI, big data & digital communication

Over a dozen interviews about AI, big data & digital communication

During a recent visit to Chile, Prof. Hilbert gave a series of extensive interviews and key-note speeches about current transformations of the digital communication landscape, including the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI), big data and social media, and the increasing power of Computational Social Science.

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Facebook Integrity Foundational Research Award

Facebook Integrity Foundational Research Award

Prof. Wojcieszak has won a Facebook Research Award for her proposal “How to Attenuate Selective Exposure and Affective Polarization”

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PhD UX Researcher at Facebook

PhD UX Researcher at Facebook

Jade (Jieyu) Ding, third-year Ph.D student, off to a 12-week paid internship at Menlo Park

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Can video games can tell us about fundamental cultural differences?

World of Warcraft study analyzes social contracts about resource distribution

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Children and media

Children and media

New studies look into questions related to how children learn new vocabulary and old stigmatization from media

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In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Chuck Berger

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Chuck Berger

It is with sorrow that we report the passing of Professor Emeritus and former Communication Department Chair Charles Berger.

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Six PhD students off to new adventures

Six PhD students off to new adventures

The 2018 cohort of PhD students is starting new positions at top universities and in Silicon Valley

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Journalism of Excellence Award 2018

Journalism of Excellence Award 2018

The Chilean Journalism of Excellence Award was awarded for an interview with Prof. Hilbert

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