Academic, BuzzFeed writer Anne Helen Petersen to visit UW Comm

Academic, BuzzFeed writer Anne Helen Petersen to visit UW Comm

Feature-writer Anne Helen Petersen will be visiting for a guest lecture at the Department of Communication. Learn about Petersen’s transition from academia to writing for BuzzFeed during her talk on November 24 at 4 p.m. in CMU 120. Title: “The…

Senior Lecturer Matt McGarrity (front) helped prepare the students for the Communication calling campaign.

Student callers embrace philanthropic tradition, raise funds for valuable programs

The Department of Communication has begun conducting its annual phone fundraising campaign through the UW Student Calling Program. The money raised will support immersive undergraduate experiences and Department programs. The Student Calling Program provides students with the opportunity to continue…

The main BARZAN crew at the 2013 Seattle International Film Festival.

Seattle Globalist’s ‘BARZAN’ released on VOD, watched around the world

Producing and distributing a documentary film is a process – one that Seattle Globalist co-founders Sarah Stuteville and Alex Stonehill know well with their feature-length film “BARZAN.” Beginning a few years ago, they, along with their core team, did the…

Comm Lead introduces new earn-while-you-learn experience for students

Comm Lead introduces new earn-while-you-learn experience for students

The Communication Leadership graduate program is introducing a new cooperative experience that will provide opportunities for students to apply what they are learning in class, in positions with leading Seattle organizations. The Co-Op Experience Program will be a steady pipeline…

Words of Wisdom from Class of 2014 Alumni Hall of Fame inductees

Words of Wisdom from Class of 2014 Alumni Hall of Fame inductees

On October 2, the Department of Communication honored five esteemed alumni who were inducted into the Department’s Alumni Hall of Fame as Class of 2014. Three of them sat down with Chair David Domke to chat about how their degrees…

Long-time leader in higher ed Thomas Scheidel (’55,’58) inducted to 2014 Alumni Hall of Fame

Long-time leader in higher ed Thomas Scheidel (’55,’58) inducted to 2014 Alumni Hall of Fame

A leader, excellent teacher, empirical scholar, and advocate for higher education are four common descriptions that people say when asked about Thomas Scheidel (M.A., 1955; Ph.D., 1958). Similar to how he completed his schooling at the UW Department of Speech…

Ph.D. student Sam Woolley

Phil Howard, Sam Woolley earn EAGER award to track political bots

Professor Phil Howard, Ph.D. student Sam Woolley, and two scholars from the iSchool (Professor David McDonald and graduate student Norah Abokhodair) won an Early-concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER) from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to track and understand political…

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