Seeking an Assistant Professor : Communication and Difference

The Department of Communication at the University of Washington is seeking an Assistant Professor in the area of Communication and Difference. A description of the position is below, with details about applying: Difference, a perceived deviation from traditionally understood norms…

Scott Macklin (far left) poses with the Black Student Union and faculty advisors of Chief Sealth International High School after the club’s premiere of “Riffing on the Dream.”

The UW campus is finally starting to buzz and bustle with the arrival of fall quarter, but Comm Lead’s Scott Macklin has had anything but a sleepy summer. The Associate Director spent the past months sharing his time and media…

Unveiled Wall of Recognition honors ‘best of the best’, symbolizing leadership in communication

On September 9, the Department of Communication invited Alumni Hall of Fame members and Early Career Award recipients to the unveiling of a Wall of Recognition housed in the Communications Building. In addition to the 77 Alumni Hall of Fame…

Colloquium: Jonathan Donner discusses mobile internet and digital inclusion in the developing world

The UW Department of Communication is hosting Microsoft Researcher Jonathan Donner for a colloquium titled, “After Access? Mobile internet and digital inclusion in the developing world.” It will be held in CMU 126 on Thursday, September 25 from 3:30 to…

Proclaimed huckster, alum Ron Elgin (’65) dedicates life to being an ad man and charitable giver

“I have an idea; let’s start our own agency!” That’s the first line of alumnus Ron Elgin’s (B.A., 1965) recent book titled “Huckster,” which is a humorous account of his life in advertising. After being in the business for 15…

Lee Cowan sent us a photo of him working in the Suzzallo Reading Room 26 years after he graduated from the UW.

You may recognize alumnus Lee Cowan (B.A., 1988) from TV as the National Correspondent for the CBS Evening News, or it could be that you spotted him on the UW campus last month. While in Seattle and under deadline, Cowan…

MCDM alum, Amazon evangelist Jeff Barr inducted to 2014 Alumni Hall of Fame

Born in 1960 and growing up in the space era, Jeff Barr (M.C., 2013) said it was only natural that computers and technology captured his attention. He remembers doing projects with his grandfather when he was really young, and his…

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