Hugh Downs School of Human Communication

The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication explores the complex role of human communication in everyday life and provides the tools to understand, analyze and respond to communication problems and opportunities, including interpersonal relationships, workplace teams, and community, civic and cultural groups.

Among our research and initiatives are the Center for Strategic Communication, The Transformation Project, The Empty Space theater, the Health Communication Initiative. the Civil, Critical and Creative Communication Collective and a broad range of efforts by students and faculty members.