Passion pitch

Award-winning ad man and alumnus Adam Tucker advises School of Communication students to find passion and sweat the small stuff.

Privilege of poetry

Steppenwolf Theatre Company leader, four-time Northwestern alumna Martha Lavey, advises students to follows their passions.

New clinic

By combining forces in a new state-of-the-art facility, the School of Communication’s new Center for Audiology, Speech, Language, and Learning leads the way in communication health and in training its future practitioners.

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Attention, attention

Two new books from School of Communication faculty members add to the discussion on public attention—its fragmentation and a few examples of those caught up in it after acting badly.

Disciplining interpretation

Annual Van Zelst Lecture in Communication features Paul DiMaggio and tools for interpreting vast data on cultural topics.

Game on

Game designer and alumnus Matthew Schwartz credits luck—but also action—for success in getting into a competitive industry.

Top scholars

School of Communication scholars take top awards at the annual conference of the National Communication Association.

Sonic Boom

The 2014 Lambert Family Communication Conference hosts Oscar winner Gary Rydstrom for Sonic Boom: Sustainable Sound Studies.

Hollywood ending

Entertainment agent and alumnus Kevin Crotty gives students advice on taking on Hollywood.

Learning from Lennix

Alumnus Harry Lennix discusses acting and the future of theatre as the 2014 Abelson Artist-in-Residence.

Singing praises

Known for roles on 'Saturday Night Live' and a star turn in the musical 'Wicked', School of Communication alumna Ana Gasteyer urges students to use their voices.

Attention on attention

Is digital media and big data transforming us all? New School of Communication program speaker series tackles the question of digital media attention.