Carmen Gonzalez Receives RRF Award

Carmen Gonzalez Receives RRF Award

The UW Office of Research recently granted Assistant Professor Carmen Gonzalez an award through the Royalty Research Fund (RRF) in recognition of her research which investigates the relationship between digital and social equity. Gonzalez, together with Jason Yip of the…

More than 400 students earn Communication degrees at 2016 graduation ceremony

More than 400 students earn Communication degrees at 2016 graduation ceremony

On June 9, 2016, more than 400 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students gathered in The Quad to celebrate receiving degrees from the UW Department of Communication. Accomplished students proudly walked across the stage as more than 2,500 friends and family…

Interdisciplinary class puts innovation at the forefront

Interdisciplinary class puts innovation at the forefront

On June 1, students of “COM 495/EE 299 – Innovation Readiness: Cultivating an Innovation Mindset” participated in a final innovation fair to present their ideas about how to improve life at the UW. The projects ranged from a working prototype…

Lecturer Kara Dillard speaks on student fear of ‘making ends meet’ at National Press Club event

Lecturer Kara Dillard speaks on student fear of ‘making ends meet’ at National Press Club event

Lecturer Kara Dillard, who teaches in the Department of Communication and Sociology, took part in “A Public Voice” event at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. She spoke about work that she did with the COM 417 Political Deliberation…

Graduate Advisor Heather Werckle to serve on AEP Advisory Board

Graduate Advisor Heather Werckle to serve on AEP Advisory Board

Graduate Program Advisor Heather Werckle was selected to serve on the Adviser Education Program’s (AEP) Advisory Board for a two-year term from Summer 2016 to Spring 2018. According to the AEP website, “the goal of the Adviser Education Program is…

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…

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