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Communication and Journalism
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3904
Laramie, WY 82072
Phone: (307) 766-3122
Fax: (307) 766-5293
Email: cojoofc@uwyo.edu
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New members of the communication honorary Lambda Pi Eta are inducted during the COJO Department's annual awards reception April 27.

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Students interested in careers in communication and journalism will find that our department offers a broad range of professional and research courses in a sound interdisciplinary academic program. Courses include writing, speaking and analyzing messages; forms of interpersonal communication; mass media effects and audiences' interpretations of media messages and images.

Students can earn degrees in communication and journalism. Within these degree areas, students may specialize in new media, news/editorial, public relations, advertising, photojournalism, cross-cultural communication, rhetoric, or visual communication. Other career opportunities include human relations, consulting, education, sales, business promotion and diversity training. The department encourages students to pursue internships, and couples academic preparation with unique opportunities for professional experience.

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UW Debate Team to Host Discussion on Wyoming Economy

February 25, 2016 — A public debate and roundtable discussion on Wyoming’s fiscal health and economic base will take place Tuesday, March 8, at 7 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Union’s West Ballroom.

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UW Class Offers Bingo, Auction to Support Kenyan Orphanage

November 4, 2015 — Students in a University of Wyoming cross-cultural communication class have organized a charity bingo night and silent auction to raise funds for an orphanage and school in Nakuru, Kenya.

UW Debate Team Builds a Good Track Record

October 29, 2015 — The University of Wyoming debate team has performed well this season at its first three competitions at Georgia State University, Weber State University and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV).

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Dr. Leah Lefebvre's scholarship was highlighted in the National Communication Association Communication Currents.

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Dr. Kristen Landreville is interviewed on "Wyoming Signatures" about the 2016 primary coverage.

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