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…

In Memoriam: Celebrating Shelby Gilje

In Memoriam: Celebrating Shelby Gilje

A memorial service will be held later this month to honor the life and achievements of Shelby Gilje, a UW Communication Hall of Fame member and decades-long employee of The Seattle Times. “I think that for the time I entered…

Department Honors Excellence and Giving Back at Alumni Hall of Fame Event

Department Honors Excellence and Giving Back at Alumni Hall of Fame Event

The Department of Communication at the University of Washington announced five new inductees to its Alumni Hall of Fame. They were honored at a ceremony on the evening of Tuesday, October 4 at the University of Washington Club on the…

Heather Brooke Challenges Power, Enters Hall of Fame

Heather Brooke Challenges Power, Enters Hall of Fame

Heather Brooke (B.A., 1992) came to the University of Washington with the intention of becoming an astrophysicist. She then found the Department of Communication and left the UW as a journalist. After a stint in South Carolina, she moved to…

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