Why Journalism Matters: News Literacy in a Democracy

In response to the growing unrest around issues involving the media, politics, and an informed citizenry, the UW Department of Communication and UW Libraries present a half-day conference dedicated to media and news literacy. The event will provide a forum…

The Mind, Body, Communication Connection

It is a common chant heard throughout childhood: “stick and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” As they mature, many an adult learns that this playground adage is anything but true. Words have a unique…

Department Expands its Equipment Rental Inventory

An array of new equipment is available for student checkout, thanks to investments by the UW student technology fee, the Communication Leadership Program, and the Department of Communication. In addition to recently debuting a state-of-the-art recording studio, the Department is…

March Faculty Colloquia

March 15, 2017 | 3:30 PM | CMU 126 Three faculty — Ralina Joseph, Katy Pearce, and LeiLani Nishime — will talk about current research projects. This is an opportunity for faculty and graduate students to see what colleagues are…

Study Communication in Rome 2018

Communication and Culture in Rome is a 15-credit program offered through the Department of Communication. Twelve credits are in Communication, and three credits are in Italian. Faculty: Students will take an intensive fieldwork course co-taught by Communication faculty Valerie Manusov…

Comm Graduate Reports on Sierra Leone Opioid Crisis

“Opiate addiction has become increasingly common in Sierra Leone, where there are few avenues for drug rehabilitation.” Cooper Inveen (B.A. 2015) investigates the nation’s struggles against an emerging public health emergency. Read an excerpt below: “The dark street corner would…

UWComm in Olympia

The Olympia Legislative Reporting Program is designed to immerse students in paid, full-time reporting jobs each Winter Quarter with news outlets covering the Washington State Legislature. Each year, participants travel to Olympia to report on the people and issues that…

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