Racial Categories and the 2020 Census

Join us for “Racial Categories and the 2020 Census,” the Center for Communication, Difference and Equity’s annual conference. It will highlight scholarly and community engaged work, and explore how definitions of race change to accommodate or contest power. The goal…

In two end-of-the-academic-year award ceremonies, the UW Department of Communication honored students with scholarships and excellence awards worth nearly $218,000 in total. These students have proven to be exceptional in the areas of journalism, research, communication, and ethics. Department of…

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Kurt Lang

Kurt Lang, professor emeritus of communication and sociology at the University of Washington, passed away on May 1 at the age of 95. He served as director of the communication school at the UW from 1984 until his retirement in 1993….

Communicating Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest

Monday, May 20, 2019 || 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Walker Ames Room (Room 225) || Kane Hall, University of Washington Sea level rise, warming temperatures, and record-breaking wildfires are among the most obvious threats climate change presents to the Pacific Northwest. How we…

Communication Students Shine in the 2019 Husky 100 Cohort

The Husky 100 recognizes 100 UW undergraduate and graduate students who actively connect what happens inside and outside of the classroom, and apply what they learn to make a difference on campus, in their communities, and for the future. The…

We Are All Well: A Social History of Public Information Infrastructures after Disasters

May 8, 2019 || 3:30 – 5 p.m. CMU 126 The Department of Communication is excited to present a colloquium featuring Professor Megan Finn from the University of Washington Information School. When an earthquake strikes California today, residents may look…

The Wild Public Screens of China: Activism on Social Media Networks

April 24, 2019 || 3:30 p.m. CMU 126 The Department of Communication is excited to present our Spring Colloquium featuring Professor Kevin DeLuca. The twin irruptions of China and social media rupture the world as it is and force us…

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