Get Behind the Camera: Learn About Video at UW Comm

Get Behind the Camera: Learn About Video at UW Comm

Have you been looking for opportunities to learn more about visual storytelling? Are you longing to be a video auteur, but have no clue where to start? Great news! The Department offers many opportunities for communication students to learn the…

CCDE Annual Conference Shines Spotlight on “Racial Ecologies”

CCDE Annual Conference Shines Spotlight on “Racial Ecologies”

By Eve Rickenbaker | Graduate Student, College of the Environment On June 2, 2017 I attended the second day of the two-day Racial Ecologies conference held at the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center at the University of Washington. The…

Benjamin Mako Hill Wins Third NSF Grant

Benjamin Mako Hill Wins Third NSF Grant

UW Communication Assistant Professor Benjamin Mako Hill recently announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded him a third research grant. Dr. Hill said the funds will support his research on anonymity in peer production systems and online public…

Congratulations to the UW Communication Class of 2017

Congratulations to the UW Communication Class of 2017

On June 8, 2017, more than 300 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students gathered in The Quad to celebrate receiving degrees from the UW Department of Communication. The students proudly walked across the stage as more than 2,000 friends and family…

New Scholarship Honors PR Professional’s Legacy

New Scholarship Honors PR Professional’s Legacy

Daniel McConnell was never afraid of taking risks. “He’s one of those who knew that life is just a leap of faith,” remembers close friend, Doug Bamford. “He’d tell you to ‘spread your arms and hold your breath and always…

Celebrating Excellence at the 2016-2017 Scholarships and Awards Ceremony

Celebrating Excellence at the 2016-2017 Scholarships and Awards Ceremony

In two end-of-the-academic-year award ceremonies, the UW Department of Communication honored students with certificates worth more than $100,000 in total. These students have proven to be exceptional in the areas of journalism, research, communication, and ethics. Each award given at…

COM Faculty and Alumna Published at CHI 2017

COM Faculty and Alumna Published at CHI 2017

Communication Leadership alumna Samantha Hautea and Department assistant professor Benjamin Mako Hill recently had their research published at CHI2017 – the premier international conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Their paper tackled the complex intersection of privacy, data collection, and the youth who find themselves at the…

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