Department of Communication and Media

The Department of Communication and Media at Rensselaer is an internationally recognized center for interdisciplinary education and research. Our graduate and undergraduate programs prepare students to understand traditional and emerging communication technologies from a variety of perspectives, including rhetorical studies, media studies, human-computer interaction, game studies, technical communication, professional and creative writing, cross-cultural communication, and graphic design. Students learn to use words and images to communicate powerfully with a critical understanding of how media operate across global cultures.

Our doctoral students attain tenure track and post-doctoral positions at top-ranked institutions worldwide. Undergraduates and masters students go on to enjoy careers in industry and government as game developers; content developers and editors; interaction designers; user experience designers; art directors; graphic designers; marketing strategists; information architects; marketing and public relations specialists; brand managers; product designers; web designers, analysts and developers.

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WJT Mitchell on "Politics and the Situation of Photography" Tuesday March 22

12:15 pm, West Hall 326 - Free and open to the public

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Author Steven Millhauser to Present 2016 McKinney Student Writing Awards on April 13

The deadline for submission of entries is Tuesday, March 22, 4:00 pm, at Sage Labs 3502

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