Visiting Scholar Jonathan Rey Lee to give talk about what we can learn from playing with LEGOs

Visiting Scholar Jonathan Rey Lee will be presenting his ideas about a simple plastic brick – a LEGO – and how those bricks challenge us to rethink the binary distinction between digital and analog. Join us; all are welcome. WHEN:…

This Year’s Model: Elizabeth Wissinger to discuss life of a modern model, ‘glamour labor’

The modeling industry is in a constant state of scrutiny when it comes to sexual objectification of women, beauty ideals, etc. – but why do models continue to intrigue us? Elizabeth Wissinger, of City University of New York, will give…

Sam Woolley, Phil Howard shed light on effect of bots on presidential election in WIRED magazine

Ph.D. candidate Sam Woolley and Professor Phil Howard wrote an article that was published in this month’s edition of WIRED magazine about how nefarious bots are affecting the U.S. presidential election. It is the first piece in the May issue,…

Forefront opens application for best reporting on mental health, suicide

Submit your entries now for the 2015-16 Washington Award for Excellence in Coverage of Mental Health & Suicide. The $500 award recognizes exemplary coverage of suicide prevention and mental health in Washington state. It is sponsored by Forefront: Innovations in…

Department of Communication – Open House 2016

In conjunction with the University of Washington’s first Parent & Family Weekend, the UW Department of Communication hosted an Open House in the Communications Building showcasing research, teaching, and community engagement. The students, families, faculty, and alumni attending the Open…

Long-time professor of advertising Lawrence Bowen remembered as academic, best friend

Lawrence Bowen, who passed away on March 5, will be remembered as a renowned professor of advertising, but also as a husband, father, soldier, and best friend. Born in Philadelphia in 1928, he joined the Air Force when he was…

2016 Communication Graduation Celebration

Congratulations, Class of 2016! The UW Department of Communication Graduation Celebration will take place on Thursday, June 9, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Quad. Distinguished alumnus and 2014 Alumni Hall of Fame inductee Nate Miles (B.A., 1982) will be…

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