2008 Department of Communication Alumni Hall of Fame By Chanel Merritt “Being able to use writing skills to help people is always a good thing,” says Mayumi Tsutakawa (’72, ’76), manager for grants to organizations at the Washington State Arts…

By Michael J. Carter When class of ’64 alumna Ruth Pumphrey graduated with a BA in Communications, women were still a rare sight in newsrooms. So much so that the Longview native went all the way to Council Bluffs, Iowa,…

By Chanel Merritt Clarence Moriwaki graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts in communications, advertising and broadcast journalism in 1978. Since then, Moriwaki has been successful in his career and active in community service. Moriwaki has…

Robert W. McChesney: MA and PhD, 1986 and 1989

Robert McChesney is Research Professor in the Institute of Communications Research (ICR) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the Executive Director of the Illinois Initiative for Media Policy Research, and Director of Graduate Studies at the ICR….

By NIKOLAJ LASBO UW News Lab Leaning back in a chair in what he calls his “lab,” hip-hop artist Wizdom — his mother calls him David Mazzeo — imparts how his music has changed since he first started writing lyrics…

Communication Distinguished Alumnus for 2008 By Meghan Peters After graduating from the UW in 1976, David Horsey headed on an East Coast road trip with some friends. Now he finds himself traversing the country again – this time following the…

A free roundtable discussion about organizing, protesting, or just selling stuff

Tuesday, October 7 6:30 – 8:00 P.M. Communications 120 (discussion) | Communications 126 (reception) How did 4 million people organize themselves to protest against FARC in Colombia? How did a presidential campaign raise $6.2 million in one day? How did…

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