The Hugh Downs Award for Communication Excellence

Hugh Downs Award for Communication ExcellenceThe Hugh Downs Award for Communication Excellence seeks to honor individuals who have increased public awareness and understanding of the vital role of communication in the achievements of human beings as well as in the achievement of being human.

Tournament Invitations

2018 Hugh Downs School of Human Communication Invitational

Student Life

The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication encourages its students to get involved on campus and in the community. Participating in a club, group, or philanthropy organization at ASU offers students the opportunity to meet new people, gain leadership experience, participate in community service, and enhance their overall experience at Arizona State University.


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Communication Sciences Laboratory

The Communication Sciences Laboratory at Arizona State University conducts perceptual, behavioral, and physiological research connecting interpersonal communication with mental and physical health. The laboratory is located in room 349 of Stauffer Hall (A wing), on the northwest corner of campus.

Hugh Downs

Hugh DownsThe Hugh Downs School of Human Communication is aptly named for a man with a passion for life-long learning, a commitment to (and appreciation of) the role of communication in human interactions, and an ability to communicate effectively whether with one person or large and diverse groups.

Course Information

The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication offers a wide variety of courses! Use the links below to search for courses.

Research Opportunities

Applications available at Forms or contact the Hugh Downs School office at 480-965-5095 or stop by Stauffer Hall, 412A.

Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society

Welcome to the home of the Alpha Alpha Omicron Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta at Arizona State University!

Lambda Pi Eta is the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA). As a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS), LPH has over 400 active chapters at four-year colleges and universities worldwide.