Graduate-student research honored at NCA

Graduate-student research honored at NCA

In mid-November, the National Communication Association (NCA) held its 96th Annual Convention in San Francisco under the theme “Building Bridges.” University communication departments from around the country attended the event with a focus on the convention’s four points: linking our…

Professor analyzes anti-human-trafficking movement

Professor analyzes anti-human-trafficking movement

Associate Professor Kirsten Foot hopes her latest research will help prevent and abolish human trafficking through a two-pronged study: by mapping the anti-trafficking activities of hundreds of organizations representing multiple sectors, and by analyzing multi-sector collaboration. Foot, Associate Professor in…

Katherine Turner, top-right, and Carlos Sanchez capture photo and video footage of work being done onboard the Thomas G. Thompson research vessel.

MCDM students document scientific voyage

Katherine Turner and Carlos Javier Sanchez are professional photographers who enjoy taking on unique opportunities to practice their art. Nearing the completion of their graduate work in the Department of Communication’s Master of Communication in Digital Media program (MCDM), they…

UWAA presidents confront budget challenges

By Amanda Weber Budget concerns have been part of the economic landscape for awhile now. At the University of Washington, it is critical that those who lead determine the best ways to work around these deficiencies without cutting into the…

Students produce podcast focused on UW college life

Students produce podcast focused on UW college life

While recovering from a sickness last January, senior journalism major Rachel Solomon spent her time snuggled up in bed listening to radio talk shows like “This American Life” and local radio programs. Having always enjoyed listening to radio, the idea…

The UW News Lab class listens to alumnus Ryan Priest ('09) talk about his work as a communication specialist for Sigma Chi Fraternity.

Journalism alum Ryan Priest (’09) talks with students about PR role

“I hesitate to call it journalism. It’s writing and it’s reporting but it’s much more about PR,” said Ryan Priest, a 2009 journalism graduate of the University of Washington Department of Communication. Priest works as a communication specialist for Sigma…

Website examines initiative campaign claims

Website examines initiative campaign claims

Students in Senior Lecturer Kathy Gill’s Digital Democracy class have developed Fact Check Washington, a nonpartisan site examining 2010 initiative campaign claims. Graduate students in the Department of Communication’s Master of Communication in Digital Media program first started contributing to…

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