Prof. Carmen Gonzalez speaks out about digital equity, brings effort to Seattle

Assistant Professor Carmen Gonzalez spoke at a forum at New America Foundation in Washington D.C. about digital equity issues in the lives of low-income U.S. families, to release the findings from a Gates Foundation-funded study on the topic. The study,…

Prof. Kirsten Foot to give Inaugural Lecture in March

Professor Kirsten Foot will present an Inaugural Lecture on Wednesday, March 9 at 3:30 p.m. in the Peterson Room at the Allen Library. A reception celebrating Dr. Foot’s scholarship will follow the lecture. RSVP here. Title: Organizing as a Muse,…

A writer’s life for me: Alumnus Robb Zerr (‘81) on lessons learned at UW Comm

Robb Zerr (B.A., 1981) has accomplished a rare feat — he’s made a living out of creativity. In his 35-year career, Zerr’s written for everyone you can think of, assuming the voices of Disney, MTV, Comedy Central and numerous other…

Colloquium on using avatars, agents to promote real work health behavior change

Dr. Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn, an Assistant Professor from the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia, will be giving a colloquium on March 17. Join us; all are welcome. WHEN: Thursday, March 17 at…

Two Illinois State profs to give colloquium on paralinguistic digital affordances across social media

Dr. Rebecca Hayes and Dr. Caleb Carr, both Assistant Professors in the School of Communication at Illinois State University, will be giving a colloquium on the paralinguistic digital affordance and their uses across social media. Join us; all are welcome….

Bystander intervention in cyberbullying to be topic of February colloquium

Nick Brody, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Puget Sound, will deliver a colloquium on the topic of bystander intervention in cyberbullying on February 29. Join us; all are welcome. WHEN: Monday, February 29…

Ph.D. student Matt Bellinger to be Digital Humanities Summer Fellow

Matt Bellinger, in his fifth year of the M.A./Ph.D. program at the UW Department of Communication, received a Digital Humanities Dissertation Summer Fellowship from the Simpson Center. The fellowship “supports scholars whose dissertations use digital technologies in innovative and intensive…

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