Nate Silver, editor-in-chief of ESPN’s FiveThirtyEight blog, poses with Chair David Domke.

Nate Silver visits Comm Dept for an exclusive, data journalism Q&A

En route to his sold-out lecture at the UW Graduate School, Signature Speaker and stats superstar Nate Silver stopped by the Department of Communication for an exclusive Q&A session.  Moderated by Chair David Domke and attended by a rapt audience…

UW Comm shines at the 99th Annual NCA Convention

UW Comm shines at the 99th Annual NCA Convention

The National Communication Association’s (NCA) 99th Annual Convention was last month in Washington D.C., where several of the UW Department of Communication graduate students and alumni received great honors for their successes. Below is a list of awards received by…

Crowds surrounding the Reflecting Pool during the 1963 March on Washington. Photo by Warren K. Leffler via Wikimedia Commons.

Communication perspective of civil rights, honoring 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

Chair David Domke went on a week-long civil rights pilgrimage across the South with three former UW Communication students. On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, August 28, 2013, Domkeʼs reflection of the experience was published on….

Azeb Madebo

Two students chosen to attend NCA Undergraduate Honors Conference

The first National Communication Association (NCA) Undergraduate Honors Conference will take place at American University in Washington D.C. on May 16 to 19. UW undergraduates Samra Mengistu and Azeb Madebo are among the 40 students who will be attending, as…

10th Anniversary Native Voices Film Festival

10th Anniversary Native Voices Film Festival

Join us as we celebrate 10 years of the Native Voices program at UW. Most of our graduates are returning to help celebrate our anniversary. Friday, May 3rd, 7-10 pm, with a reception at 6pm. University of Washington campus, Kane…

Professor Pearce to deliver talk on Azerbaijani Internet usage

Professor Pearce to deliver talk on Azerbaijani Internet usage

Assistant Professor Katy Pearce is giving a talk titled “Networked Authoritarianism in Azerbaijan: How the Azerbaijani government uses the Internet to deter dissent” on May 2 at 7 p.m. in HUB 214. Pearce holds affiliation with the Ellison Center for…

Almeera Anwar (L) and KC Cowen (R) with Department Chair David Domke. Photo by Victoria Sprang.

Two alumni from the Gates Foundation offer advice to students

Over a dozen Communication students joined recent grads KC Cowen (B.A., 2008) and Almeera Anwar (B.A., 2012) for a career chat over lunch. Cowen and Anwar met through the Association for Women in Communications (AWC) during their days as students…

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