Ph.D. student receives four grants to research journalism practices in Rwanda

Ruth Moon, a Ph.D. candidate in her fifth year as a UW Department of Communication student, has received four grants to aid her dissertation research. “I aim to understand the ideas and practices journalists use to create a coherent occupation…

Former Comm Department Chair Jerry Baldasty Appointed Provost Of UW

University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce has appointed Gerald (Jerry) Baldasty as provost and executive vice president, following a 14-month term as interim provost. Baldasty has long been a member of the Department of Communication, earning a B.A. in…

Grad student Matt Bellinger receives Mortar Board scholarship

Matthew Bellinger, a doctoral candidate entering his sixth year at the UW Department of Communication, received the Ayers/Jones Campbell Scholarship from the Mortar Board/Tolo Foundation for the 2016-17 academic year. The Mortar Board is a national honor society recognizing college…

Two Ph.D Students Selected for Honors Seminar

UW Department of Communication Ph.D. students Kristen Barta and Elizabeth Parks have been accepted into the 2016 National Communication Association (NCA) Doctoral Honors Seminar to be hosted July 21-24 by the School of Communication Studies at Ohio University in Athens,…

Carmen Gonzalez Receives RRF Award

The UW Office of Research recently granted Assistant Professor Carmen Gonzalez an award through the Royalty Research Fund (RRF) in recognition of her research which investigates the relationship between digital and social equity. Gonzalez, together with Jason Yip of the…

More than 400 students earn Communication degrees at 2016 graduation ceremony

On June 9, 2016, more than 400 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students gathered in The Quad to celebrate receiving degrees from the UW Department of Communication. Accomplished students proudly walked across the stage as more than 2,500 friends and family…

Interdisciplinary class puts innovation at the forefront

On June 1, students of “COM 495/EE 299 – Innovation Readiness: Cultivating an Innovation Mindset” participated in a final innovation fair to present their ideas about how to improve life at the UW. The projects ranged from a working prototype…

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