Interdisciplinary ‘Voice, Technology, & Impact’ workshop furthers communication tech research

Interdisciplinary ‘Voice, Technology, & Impact’ workshop furthers communication tech research

On May 6, Professor Phil Howard (with working committee Gina Neff, Matt Powers, Mako Hill, and Katy Pearce) headed up a one-day academic workshop titled “Voice, Technology, & Impact” on UW’s Seattle campus. With 19 participants (11 faculty members from…

2015-16 SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

2015-16 SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

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 the Scholarship…

Richard Kielbowicz receives Annual Covert Award in Mass Communication History

Richard Kielbowicz receives Annual Covert Award in Mass Communication History

For the second time in his career, Associate Professor Richard B. Kielbowicz received the 32nd Annual Covert Award in Mass Communication History for his article “Regulating Timeliness: Technologies, Laws, and the News, 1840-1970,” Journalism and Communication Monographs, 17 (Spring 2015):…

Renowned sociologist, communication theorist Gladys Engel Lang passes away at age 96

Renowned sociologist, communication theorist Gladys Engel Lang passes away at age 96

Gladys Engel Lang, professor emerita of sociology, political science, and communication at the University of Washington, passed away on March 23, 2016 at age 96. She was one of the most accomplished women sociologists and communication theorists of her generation….

UW Debate Union presents 3rd Annual Philipsen Debate Forum

UW Debate Union presents 3rd Annual Philipsen Debate Forum

The University of Washington Debate Union presents the 3rd Annual Gerry Philipsen Debate Forum, a public debate on “Resolved: The State of Washington should pass I-732 to adopt a carbon tax.” The Philipsen Forum is an annual event hosted by…

Native Voices student Jacqueline Johnson chosen for Bonderman Fellowship

Native Voices student Jacqueline Johnson chosen for Bonderman Fellowship

Native Voices graduate student Jacqueline Johnson was chosen to receive a Bonderman Travel Fellowship, which allows a select group of students the opportunity to engage in independent exploration and travel abroad for at least eight months to two continents and…

Tinamarie Feil (’84) pays it forward, earning her the 2016 Alumni Mentor Award

Tinamarie Feil (’84) pays it forward, earning her the 2016 Alumni Mentor Award

The UW Department of Communication gave this year’s Alumni Award for Excellence in Mentoring to Tinamarie Feil (B.A., 1984), co-founder and President of BMC Group, who has been the Foundational Alumna for the Career Exploration trips to New York City….

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