Announcing the 2019 Alumni of Distinction Honorees

Announcing the 2019 Alumni of Distinction Honorees

Every year, the UW Department of Communication honors outstanding alumni who are making a difference in their careers, and out in their communities, by inducting them into the Department’s Alumni Hall of Fame. We also recognize the exceptional work of our…

Don Seabrook Wins 2018 Regional Photographer of the Year Award

Don Seabrook Wins 2018 Regional Photographer of the Year Award

UW Department of Communication alumnus Don Seabrook recently won the 2018 National Press Photographers Association’s (NPPA) “Regional Photographer of the Year” award for the Northwest region. Seabrook graduated from the Department in 1983, and since then has been working at…

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Kurt Lang

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Kurt Lang

Kurt Lang, professor emeritus of communication and sociology at the University of Washington, passed away on May 1 at the age of 95. He served as director of the communication school at the UW from 1984 until his retirement in 1993….

2018 Alumni Hall of Fame Inductee Dr. Sheila Brooks Receives NAACP Image Award Nomination

2018 Alumni Hall of Fame Inductee Dr. Sheila Brooks Receives NAACP Image Award Nomination

The Department of Communication is excited to share that Dr. Sheila Brooks, a mission-driven visionary and alumna, was nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the Outstanding Literary Work category for “Debut Author.” Dr. Brooks is an Emmy-award winning journalist,…

Writing, Listening, Connecting, Changing | Hall of Fame 2018 Inductee: Linda Breneman

Writing, Listening, Connecting, Changing | Hall of Fame 2018 Inductee: Linda Breneman

UW Department of Communication Hall of Fame 2018 Inductee: Linda Breneman (B.A. 1978)  A lifelong resident of Washington state, Linda Breneman grew up in Eastern Washington before moving to beautiful Seattle to study at the University of Washington. “I always…

Stories Yet Untold | 2018 Communication Leader Award:  Adriana Gil Miner

Stories Yet Untold | 2018 Communication Leader Award: Adriana Gil Miner

UW Department of Communication Alumni of Distinction 2018 Communication Leader Award: Adriana Gil Miner (M.C. 2009) Adriana Gil Miner, who heads up the global Corporate Communications department at Tableau Software, wants communicators to understand that data is not just data….

“It Takes a Village” | Alumni Award for Excellence in Mentoring:  Alexander Diaz

“It Takes a Village” | Alumni Award for Excellence in Mentoring: Alexander Diaz

UW Department of Communication Alumni of Distinction 2018 Alumni Award for Excellence in Mentoring: Alexander Diaz (B.A. 2012) Driving forward with agility, enthusiasm, and a sense of discovery as Uber’s Marketing Program Lead for the Pacific Northwest, Alexander Diaz does…

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