Continuing a Legacy | Outstanding Early Career Award: McCall Hall

Continuing a Legacy | Outstanding Early Career Award: McCall Hall

“Since I was a kid, I wanted to be the Oprah of sports,” says McCall Hall (B.A., 2010), who has harnessed her passion for sports into a rewarding career. Hall is a legacy graduate of the University of Washington; her…

Anjuli Brekke

COM Graduate Students Attend Annenberg Summer Doctoral Institute

This summer, UW Department of Communication graduate students—Meshell Sturgis, Marcus Johnson, and Anjuli Brekke—attended the fourth annual USC-UPenn Annenberg Summer Doctoral Institute on Difference in Media and Culture. This week-long interdisciplinary workshop brings together exemplary doctoral students and faculty members…

“It’s about Crafting Your Own Journey” | Alumni Award for Excellence in Mentoring: Dawn Cheung

“It’s about Crafting Your Own Journey” | Alumni Award for Excellence in Mentoring: Dawn Cheung

“I like talking to people, and helping others has always just been a part of who I am,” says Dawn Cheung (B.A., 2013), reflecting on her passion for mentorship. Currently, Cheung is a pre-professional career coach at the UW Career…

Looking for a Mentor?

Looking for a Mentor?

Applications are now open for the 2019-2020 UW Department of Communication Mentoring Program The goal of the UW Department of Communication Undergraduate Mentoring Program is to enrich and support the professional, academic and personal experiences of students by intentionally pairing…

A Life Dedicated to Improving Public Education Through Family Engagement | Hall of Fame 2019 Inductee: Adie Simmons

A Life Dedicated to Improving Public Education Through Family Engagement | Hall of Fame 2019 Inductee: Adie Simmons

“I chose to apply to nonprofit organizations right after graduation, as I felt my work could positively impact others and be a catalyst for societal change. I am a believer in giving back and being part of the community, and…

Bringing Together a Passion for Writing, Public Policy, and Government | Hall of Fame 2019 Inductee: David L. Ammons

Bringing Together a Passion for Writing, Public Policy, and Government | Hall of Fame 2019 Inductee: David L. Ammons

Even as a high school student, David L. Ammons (B.A., 1970) knew he wanted to “go to the University of Washington and pursue an education in journalism.” A journalism program for high school seniors gave him the opportunity to spend…

A Legacy of Tenacity, Resilience, and Integrity | Hall of Fame 2019 Inductee: William H. Lord

A Legacy of Tenacity, Resilience, and Integrity | Hall of Fame 2019 Inductee: William H. Lord

“You have to be tenacious every single day. You can never give up. I used to preach this relentlessly to the people who worked for me,” says William “Bill” Lord (B.A., Communications, 1971), as he reflects on his philosophy as…

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