Getting to Know Felicia Ishino-Amen, Our Newest Undergraduate advisor

By EVAN YANG – Felicia Ishino-Amen did not think she would be going back to school so soon. Her traveling background and promising work experience suggested that she might never set foot on the University of Washington campus again. And…

How Sierra Leone taught me to love my life

How Sierra Leone taught me to love my life

BY DAVID KRUEGER Foreign Intrigue Intern I thought the most fun you could have in your life was calling your mom one February afternoon and telling her you’re moving to Africa for the summer. Then I got there. When I…

Covering business news, riots in Chile

By Lexie Krell Foreign Intrigue Intern There’s nothing quite like interviewing a Spanish-speaking economist without speaking fluent Spanish or understanding financial markets. Through the Foreign Intrigue reporting scholarship, this was the first day of my summer internship with Thomson Reuters…

Rita Brogan’s public affairs firm recognized by King County with small business award

By Evan Yang – King County has recognized Rita Brogan (BA, 1972; MA, 1975), owner and CEO of PRR, Inc., with the 2011 award for King County Woman-owned Small Business of the Year. Since 1988, Brogan has been owner and…

Olympia interns prepare for whirlwind reporting

Olympia interns prepare for whirlwind reporting

For the past 39 years, Communication undergrads have been sent to work as interns covering the Olympia Legislature. This year is no different as seven students, under the tutelage of Senior Lecturer Mike Henderson, are currently in Olympia reporting for…

Professional Development Month kicks off

By KRISTA STAUDINGER – UW News Lab What was previously only given one week in January can now claim bragging rights over the entire month. January 2012 is Professional Development Month, which is unique to the UW’s Department of Communication….

Students and faculty will blog 2012 election

Students and faculty will blog 2012 election

In 2008, Professor David Domke and 16 undergraduates created a blogging project focused on that year’s presidential election. They traveled to cover caucuses in Idaho, Washington and Texas, and covered primaries in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Indiana. Their content was highlighted…

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