More than 400 Students Earn Communication Degrees at 2018 Graduation Ceremony

More than 400 Students Earn Communication Degrees at 2018 Graduation Ceremony

On June 7, 2018, 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 thousands of friends and family members…

The World Needs Journalists: Katie Utehs (‘08)

The World Needs Journalists: Katie Utehs (‘08)

In journalism, nothing changes, even as everything changes. “From a young age it was instilled in my family that you stand up for people,” says Katie Utehs, a UW Communication alumna, and current freelance reporter at KGO-TV, one of the…

Alumna Rachel Lynn Solomon Publishes Debut Novel

Alumna Rachel Lynn Solomon Publishes Debut Novel

In addition to an array of accomplishments, which include singing in a riot girrrl band and being a part of setting a Guinness World Record, Rachel Lynn Solomon (B.A., 2011) is now a published novelist. She is also the first…

Carley Simpson: Letting the Path Find Me

Carley Simpson: Letting the Path Find Me

These days, Carley Simpson (B.A., 2004) is really in the dog house. Or the cat castle. Or in any other of the incredible pet dwellings featured on her newest show, Animal Cribs. An Executive Producer at Punch Drunk Pictures, Simpson…

KEEP WRITING: Kriss Turner Towner Enters COM Hall of Fame

KEEP WRITING: Kriss Turner Towner Enters COM Hall of Fame

One variation of the American Dream is “to make it BIG in Hollywood.” However, wishes come true, not free, as COM alumna and 2017 Hall of Fame inductee Kriss Turner Towner (B.A., 1984) can tell you. “Finishing and selling your…

Celebrating the 2017 Communication Alumni of Distinction

Celebrating the 2017 Communication Alumni of Distinction

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…

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