Jaime Herrera: From intern to state representative

Jaime Herrera: From intern to state representative

By Will Mari – Rep. Jaime Herrera, R-Ridgefield, may be new to the state Legislature, but she isn’t new to politics. “My route was a little non-traditional,” she admitted. The 2004 alumna grew up in Hockinson, in Clark County, not…

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Columns’ 100 Notable Alumni Includes 12 from Communication

In celebration of its 100th anniversary, the UW alumni publication Columns magazine recognized 100 notable alumni, including several Communication graduates. The selection committee chose famous, fascinating or influential living graduates. Communication graduates included: Laura Chang: B.A., ’84 Timothy Egan: B.A.,…

Faculty Awards Fall 2008

Faculty Awards Fall 2008

Faculty Awards Professor W. Lance Bennett is the 2008 recipient of the James D. Clowes Award for the Advancement of Learning Communities. The honor recognizes Bennett’s wide-ranging and innovative projects through the Center for Communication and Civic Engagement. Associate Professor…

Hanson Hosein at the camera

MCDM and “Independent America: Rising from Ruins”

The world premiere of my film, Independent America: Rising from Ruins, was scheduled to occur on the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. Rising from Ruins recounts the courageous, emotional experiences of the local businesspeople who quickly returned…

Mercer Island caucus

The Future Belongs to the Fearless: Student Journalists Report on the 2008 Presidential Campaign

In the first week of January 2008, 16 University of Washington journalism students and I set out to cover this year’s presidential campaign. We decided to go new media, adopting a mode of journalism that mixed traditional reporting practices of…

From the Chairs

JERRY BALDASTY The Department of Communication had a successful year in 2007-08. We created several new scholarships, including one honoring long-time UW Communication Professor Don Pember. Thanks very much to the alumni and friends who have made these scholarships possible,…

Ph.D. candidate receives research grant

Ph.D. candidate receives research grant

Doctoral candidate Tabitha Hart was awarded a research grant of $2,500 by the Bridges Center for Labor Studies to research intercultural customer service.

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