Comm Graduate Reports on Sierra Leone Opioid Crisis

Comm Graduate Reports on Sierra Leone Opioid Crisis

“Opiate addiction has become increasingly common in Sierra Leone, where there are few avenues for drug rehabilitation.” Cooper Inveen (B.A. 2015) investigates the nation’s struggles against an emerging public health emergency. Read an excerpt below: “The dark street corner would…

UWComm in Olympia

UWComm in Olympia

The Olympia Legislative Reporting Program is designed to immerse students in paid, full-time reporting jobs each Winter Quarter with news outlets covering the Washington State Legislature. Each year, participants travel to Olympia to report on the people and issues that…

Colloquium: Traveling Blackness: Race, Immigration and Media

Colloquium: Traveling Blackness: Race, Immigration and Media

Manoucheka Celeste, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Florida, Center for Gender, Sexualities, & Womens Studies Research AND African American Studies Program will present on the topic of immigration and citizenship. WHEN: Wednesday, March 01 at 3:30 PM WHERE: CMU 126 Synopsis: Traveling Blackness:…

Colloquium: Theorizing the Hyperracial Infringer- Constructing China as Postmillennial Yellow Peril

Colloquium: Theorizing the Hyperracial Infringer- Constructing China as Postmillennial Yellow Peril

Anjali Vats, JD, PhD, a Visiting Professor of Law, UC Davis; Assistant Professor, Communication and African and African Diaspora Studies, Boston College; and Assistant Professor, Boston College Law School (By Courtesy), will visit the department to present on rhetoric and…

Five Years on Scratch: A New Youth Programming Dataset

Five Years on Scratch: A New Youth Programming Dataset

The Nature publishing group journal Scientific Data recently published the research of two Department faculty, Assistant Professor Mako Hill and Affiliate Assistant Professor Andrés Monroy-Hernández, who is also a Researcher at FUSE Labs, Microsoft Research. Scientific Data’s publication of a…

COMMUNICATION SPAIN: 2017

COMMUNICATION SPAIN: 2017

UNDERSTANDING SPAIN’S CULTURE THROUGH RESEARCH, WRITING & PHOTOGRAPHY Location: León, Spain Department: Communication Program Dates: September 27 – December 9, 2017 Estimated Program Fee: $7,000 (includes housing, meals and field trips) Credits: 15 (10 in Communication, 5 in Spanish) Program…

Kirsten Foot Receives NCA 2016 Outstanding Book Award

Kirsten Foot Receives NCA 2016 Outstanding Book Award

Communication Professor Dr. Kirsten Foot is the recipient of the National Communication Association’s Organizational Communication Division 2016 Award for Outstanding Book. According to the Awards Chair, Dr. Foot’s book, Collaboration Against Human Trafficking: Cross-Sector Challenges and Practices, “offers many important…

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