Writing, Listening, Connecting, Changing | Hall of Fame 2018 Inductee: Linda Breneman

UW Department of Communication Hall of Fame 2018 Inductee: Linda Breneman (B.A. 1978)  A lifelong resident of Washington state, Linda Breneman grew up in Eastern Washington before moving to beautiful Seattle to study at the University of Washington. “I always…

2018 STICE Lecture: “How Fake News, Political Spin and Corporate PR Can Make Us Care about Climate Change”

Melissa Aronczyk, PhD || Rutgers University School of Communication and Information The scientific facts around climate change and widespread expert consensus about its causes are not reflected in political outcomes or public opinion in the United States. Media coverage appears…

Stories Yet Untold | 2018 Communication Leader Award:  Adriana Gil Miner

UW Department of Communication Alumni of Distinction 2018 Communication Leader Award: Adriana Gil Miner (M.C. 2009) Adriana Gil Miner, who heads up the global Corporate Communications department at Tableau Software, wants communicators to understand that data is not just data….

“It Takes a Village” | Alumni Award for Excellence in Mentoring:  Alexander Diaz

UW Department of Communication Alumni of Distinction 2018 Alumni Award for Excellence in Mentoring: Alexander Diaz (B.A. 2012) Driving forward with agility, enthusiasm, and a sense of discovery as Uber’s Marketing Program Lead for the Pacific Northwest, Alexander Diaz does…

Building a Career, a Business, and a Wealth Legacy for Others | Hall of Fame 2018 Inductee: Sheila Dean Brooks

UW Department of Communication Hall of Fame 2018 Inductee: Sheila Dean Brooks, Ph.D.  (B.A. 1978)  Sheila Dean Brooks, Ph.D. is an author, Emmy-award winning journalist, entrepreneur and advocate for minority, women and diversity issues and small businesses. “I have been passionate…

Shelley Morrison, Founder, Shelley Morrison Associates

Not many professionals can summarize a decades-long career in one sentence, let alone in three letters, but Shelley Morrison has never been one for convention. “You know the ABC scene from Glengarry Glen Ross? ‘Always Be Closing’? Well, my philosophy…

2018 Alumni of Distinction Honorees Announced

Every year, the UW Department of Communication honors outstanding alumni who are making a difference in their careers and out in their communities by inducting them into the Department’s Alumni Hall of Fame. We also recognize the exceptional work of…

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