March 2012

UW Election Eye: A transformational experience for students and faculty

Doug RamseyThe UW Election Eye team consists of nearly a dozen students and faculty, drawn across our undergraduate program, our Master’s in Digital Media program, and our Doctoral program. In spring quarter UW Election Eye expands to include two fully enrolled courses -- one at the undergraduate level and one in our Master’s in Digital Media program. We are working closely with the Seattle Times to produce content, and making regular appearances on KUOW and KCTS. We expect to run the project at least through Election Day in November! Read more.

Alumni Board focused on expanding opportunities for Communication students

David DomkeOn April 26th, we will be hosting our 3rd Annual Transforming Communities Spring Auction. This event brings together all facets of the community to connect, bid on great auction items and raise much needed student support dollars for the department. The money will support experiential opportunities outside of the classroom to enhance the student experience. For more information and to RSVP, please visit the Spring Auction homepage. Read more.

In just 9 weeks, many powerful mentoring visits from alumni and friends

SAL logoContinuing our tradition of bringing in career mentors, Communication students had one-on-one opportunities with wide variety of accomplished professionals who cut their teeth at UW or are friends of the scholarly community here. Students were visited by Hollywood writers, marketing specialists, public relation professionals, advertising experts, event planners, journalists, communication executives, a technical writer, and NPR Music’s correspondent. And this was just during winter quarter this year! Read more.

Four Communication Professors = remarkable global impact and significant scholarly recognition

Alumni Class Notes: Awards! Accolades! Achievements!

Our incredible alumni continue to give back, earn accolades, and share their life updates with us. The're helping students prepare for post-graduation, even helping them land jobs! Meanwhile, several alumni were recently noted as "Most Influential of 2011" by Seattle Magazine, including Chris Gregoire and Hope Solo. Read more.

Our Wondrous 12: Bryan Monroe, Dolores Sibonga, and David Horsey

The June 2008 issue of Columns Magazine featured a memorable story on 100 "famous, fascinating or influential living graduates." The Department of Communication was impressively represented by 12 alumni from the list of 100. In celebration of the UW College of Arts & Sciences' 150th anniversary, we will feature those Wondrous 12 throughout the year as a reminder of the impressive and often awe-inspiring work our alumni are doing. This month we feature Bryan Monroe ('87), Dolores Sibonga ('52) and David Horsey ('75). Read more.