In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Kurt Lang

Kurt Lang, professor emeritus of communication and sociology at the University of Washington, passed away on May 1 at the age of 95. He served as director of the communication school at the UW from 1984 until his retirement in 1993….

Communicating Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest

Monday, May 20, 2019 || 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Walker Ames Room (Room 225) || Kane Hall, University of Washington Sea level rise, warming temperatures, and record-breaking wildfires are among the most obvious threats climate change presents to the Pacific Northwest. How we…

Communication Students Shine in the 2019 Husky 100 Cohort

The Husky 100 recognizes 100 UW undergraduate and graduate students who actively connect what happens inside and outside of the classroom, and apply what they learn to make a difference on campus, in their communities, and for the future. The…

We Are All Well: A Social History of Public Information Infrastructures after Disasters

May 8, 2019 || 3:30 – 5 p.m. CMU 126 The Department of Communication is excited to present a colloquium featuring Professor Megan Finn from the University of Washington Information School. When an earthquake strikes California today, residents may look…

The Wild Public Screens of China: Activism on Social Media Networks

April 24, 2019 || 3:30 p.m. CMU 126 The Department of Communication is excited to present our Spring Colloquium featuring Professor Kevin DeLuca. The twin irruptions of China and social media rupture the world as it is and force us…

2019 Scheidel Lecture: Communication and the Future of Science

May 15, 2019 || Presentation: 3:30 p.m. CMU 120 || Reception to follow This year, we are thrilled to welcome Dr. Dietram A. Scheufele, a John E. Ross Professor in Science Communication and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor at the University…

The State of the Department of Communication

On March 7, 2019, UW Communication alumni David Horsey and Nole Ann Horsey hosted the annual Hall of Fame Insider’s reception at their beautiful home. At this event, Chair David Domke shared how the department has evolved over time and…

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