Do you enjoy lively conversation? Do you find yourself scrutinizing arguments? Are you curious about communication across cultures? Do you want to know what the law says about free speech? Do you like to discuss television and films?
Then you have found your place at Morris in the Communication, Media & Rhetoric discipline at the University of Minnesota, Morris.
Twitter, texting, 24-hour cable news, web 2.0, blogs, wikis, Facebook, and e-everything means keeping up with the flow of communications today is harder. The Communication, Media & Rhetoric (CMR) Discipline at Morris gives you the chance to learn how communication really works, and how to make your words—from tweets to thesis—effective. You can study communication, mass media, rhetoric, free speech, and other topics that will help you demystify the dizzying communications environment, and learn how to make your message heard.
As a CMR student at Morris, you will have the opportunity to …
- Learn about ethical and effective communication in diverse settings and contexts
- Participate in speaking, writing, listening
- Create evaluations and analyses of a variety of types of communication
- Learn how to produce and understand media
CMR students at Morris also have opportunities to be a part of national and international student exchange programs, internships, service learning, faculty research, and to gain experiences through student activities on campus such as the University Register (campus newspaper) and KUMM (student radio).