CDSC members plus affiliates and guests at UW April 2019. From left to right the people in the picture are: Jeremy, Nate, Charlie, Kaylea, Sejal, Jonathan, Emilia, Mako, Morten, Jim, Isaac, Salt, Abel, and Sayamindu

COM Research Group Receives NSF Grant

In exciting news, Assistant Professor Benjamin Mako Hill’s research group, the Community Data Science Collective (CDSC), recently received a grant for nearly $500,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The CDSC is an interdisciplinary group made of up of faculty…

Doctoral Candidate Receives Ford Foundation Research Funding

Doctoral Candidate Receives Ford Foundation Research Funding

The Ford and Sloan Foundations recently announced that they will award $1.3 million to support ten research projects focused on the production of digital infrastructure. Out of 240 submissions, a project led by Kaylea Champion (a second year MA/PhD student…

Benjamin Mako Hill is a Research Symbiont

Benjamin Mako Hill is a Research Symbiont

In exciting news, UW Department of Communication professor, Benjamin Mako Hill was just announced as a winner of a 2019 Research Symbiont Award.  Dr. Hill received the second annual General Symbiosis Award which “is given to a scientist working in…

Ralina Joseph Receives Royalty Research Fund Award

Ralina Joseph Receives Royalty Research Fund Award

The Department is proud to announce that Dr. Ralina Joseph, Director of the UW Center for Communication, Difference, and Equity (CCDE), recently received a Royalty Research Fund award for nearly $35,000 dollars. The award will fund a research project that…

Celebrating Excellence at the 2017-2018 Scholarships and Awards Ceremony

Celebrating Excellence at the 2017-2018 Scholarships and Awards Ceremony

In two end-of-the-academic-year award ceremonies, the UW Department of Communication honored students with scholarships and excellence awards worth nearly $160,000 in total. These students have proven to be exceptional in the areas of journalism, research, communication, and ethics. Department of…

COM Junior Faculty Named as 2018-2019 CASBS Fellow

COM Junior Faculty Named as 2018-2019 CASBS Fellow

The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University recently announced its 2018-19 fellows class, of which UW Communication Assistant Professor, Benjamin Mako Hill, was named a member. “I’m deeply excited about the time and space…

April Showers Bring Faculty and Student Awards

April Showers Bring Faculty and Student Awards

This spring, the cherry blossoms are in full bloom, and academic honors have been raining down upon UW Communication students and faculty. Ph.C. student Samantha Shorey was recently selected for a 2019 Lemelson Fellowship at the Smithsonian Institution. The fellowship…

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