Important Information

On May 28, Chancellor Gary S. May wrote:

“The events of this week also cause me to believe even more strongly, if that’s possible, in building an inclusive environment that recognizes and respects people of all backgrounds and experiences. I remain committed to that and hope you will do what you can to eliminate racism, sexism, and other negative influences on our progression as a nation.”

We join Chancellor May in these efforts toward building diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment in the Department of Communication and at the University of California Davis. To learn more, including a list of resources are available for students in crisis, need of support, or who have experienced racism or bias, click?here.

Important Covid-19 Information:

In light of the Covid-19 situation, ?all UC Davis Fall 2020 courses will move to virtual instruction. ?As a result, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions until further notice. ?At this time, the preferred method of contact for departmental staff members is e-mail; please visit our?administrative staff contact page?for further information.

Mankind From Space is an Epic Journey of Discovery

Using mind-boggling data and visualizations, this documentary produced for NatGeo, PBS and the Discovery Channel traces humankind's story from hunter-gatherer to dominant global species.

Within this transformation, changes in the global communication landscape have been essential. Martin Hilbert contributed to elaboration of the following visualizations and analogies that reveal how we've transformed our planet and produced an interconnected world of extraordinary complexity.

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