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Communication studies explores the meanings people share through verbal and nonverbal messages in relationships, organizations and societies. Communication studies is becoming one of the fastest growing disciplines in the country.

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  • USD speech and debate.
    VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota speech and debate team will showcase some of their nationally qualified events on Monday, March 19 at 7 p.m. in Old Main’s Farber Hall.
  • Photo of Kelly McKay-Semmler.
    VERMILLION, S.D. – Kelly McKay-Semmler, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of South Dakota, is the 2017 recipient of the Monsignor James Doyle Humanities Teaching Award presented by the College of Arts & Scien...