New Scholarship Honors PR Professional’s Legacy

Daniel McConnell was never afraid of taking risks. “He’s one of those who knew that life is just a leap of faith,” remembers close friend, Doug Bamford. “He’d tell you to ‘spread your arms and hold your breath and always…

“Interrupting Privilege” Seminar Wins Silver CASE Circle of Excellence Award

The UW Center for Communication, Difference and Equity, in collaboration with the UWAA, and the UW Graduate School Public Lecture Series, won a Silver Award in the Diversity Programs category of the CASE Circle of Excellence competition. The award recognized…

Celebrating Excellence at the 2016-2017 Scholarships and Awards Ceremony

In two end-of-the-academic-year award ceremonies, the UW Department of Communication honored students with certificates worth more than $100,000 in total. These students have proven to be exceptional in the areas of journalism, research, communication, and ethics. Each award given at…

COM Faculty and Alumna Published at CHI 2017

Communication Leadership alumna Samantha Hautea and Department assistant professor Benjamin Mako Hill recently had their research published at CHI2017 – the premier international conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Their paper tackled the complex intersection of privacy, data collection, and the youth who find themselves at the…

UW COM Students and Faculty Honored by SPJ Western Washington

The Society of Professional Journalists Western Washington announced eight gala award winners and four scholarship winners for 2017. Honorees include one Department faculty member, one graduate alumna, and at least three current Communication students from the UW. The Evergrey, founded…

Former Daily Editor Awarded Pulitzer Fellowship

The Columbia Journalism School recently awarded Nicole Einbinder (B.A. 2016) one of its five annual Pulitzer fellowships. Graduates selected for this prestigious honor receive grants to travel, report and study abroad. Nicole Einbinder, a recent graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate…

Upcoming Colloquia: Jonathan W. Kanter | UW Center for the Science of Social Connection

May 31, 2017 | 3:30 – 5:00 PM | CMU 126 Racial Microaggressions are Real and Harmful: New Evidence from Psychological Science As campuses nationwide wrestle with demands to improve the campus climate for students of color, microaggression has become…

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