Fifteen years of research culminates in McChesney’s (’86 and ’89) new book

Fifteen years of research culminates in McChesney’s (’86 and ’89) new book

Alumnus Bob McChesney (B.A., 1986 and Ph.D., 1989), who was also inducted into the UW Communication Hall of Fame in 2010, has a new book out that is receiving national attention from scholars, tech-savvy individuals, and anyone concerned with the…

Silberner receives grant to research the disease burden in Cambodia

Silberner receives grant to research the disease burden in Cambodia

Artist in Residence Joanne Silberner received a last minute grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to research diabetes and high blood pressure in Cambodia for two weeks. One might think that these diseases are insignificant compared to HIV,…

The NCA presents “Dissertation of the Year” award to former UW Comm student

The NCA presents “Dissertation of the Year” award to former UW Comm student

Former student Fahed Al-Sumait recently received the “Dissertation of the Year” award through the International and Intercultural division of the National Communication Association (NCA). Al-Sumait completed his B.A. in 1998 and his Ph.D. in 2011, both from the UW Department…

Consensus or controversy: Ceccarelli is awarded for tackling this heated debate

Consensus or controversy: Ceccarelli is awarded for tackling this heated debate

Is the question of global warming really a controversial issue or is it just framed as such by politicians, and the like, even though the majority of scientists agree on the facts? UW Communication Associate Professor and Associate Chair Leah…

Bennett Speaks On Societal Change via New Media

Bennett Speaks On Societal Change via New Media

On December 15, Professor Lance Bennett delivered a keynote address at Tsinghua University, Beijing, at an International Symposium on the Future of Global Communication and Journalism Education: “Changing Media, Changing Societies: New Challenges for Journalism Education.” He also delivered a…

Jennifer McClearen, left, a graduate student in the Department of Communication, talks with undergraduate honors student Sean Wong about his research project, "A.S. Roma, Seattle Sounders and Female Soccer Fans: A Study of Fandom."

From soccer fans to Twitter: Honors students introduce research topics

By Kristina Bowman – This year’s honors students will research topics including the reinforcement of bipartisanship in the media, speech codes in an urban community, Internet pornography and others. The students presented their research topics on Wednesday to faculty and…

JUSTIN SULLIVAN / GETTY IMAGES

Debate moderator Jim Lehrer speaks prior to the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver, in Denver, Colorado.

Lecturer McGarrity weighs in on presidential debate

Featured in a Seattle Times article, senior lecturer Matt McGarrity comments on the presidential candidates’ performances, from the Oct. 3 debate. While McGarrity believes the debate moderator Jim Lehrer lacked control of the discussion, he said it may have led…

More Articles
Menu