Teach-In: Help us organize the Next System

What should the next system look like — and how can we get there? We are in the midst of systemic crisis. The realities of growing inequality, political stalemate, and climate disruption just scratch the surface of global issues. It is clear…

Workshop: Produce a podcast with radio veteran Steve Scher

Podcasts are on the rise, and radio veteran Steve Scher is here to teach you how to share your story with your voice. He will be teaching two six-hour Saturday classes where you will learn about the medium, the equipment,…

Prof. Zizi Papacharissi to give Scheidel Lecture 2016 in March

The UW Department of Communication welcomes Professor Zizi Papacharissi of the University of Illinois-Chicago as the 2016 Thomas Scheidel Lecturer. The talk will be held Friday, March 4 at 3:30 p.m. in CMU 120. A reception will follow in CMU 126…

The sophomore team of Michael Elizondo and McKenna Mains with their first place trophy. They were co-champions of the JV competition with fellow UW debaters Rohan Hiatt and Keanan Taute.

Last year, the nation’s largest winter break policy debate tournaments were held in Southern California. This year, the tournaments moved northward, to the UC-Berkeley campus outside San Francisco. For the UW Debate Union policy debate team, it made no difference….

Prof. Mako Hill shares experience knowing Aaron Swartz, leads event to further awareness

Aaron Swartz was a programming prodigy and technology genius who changed the landscape of the computer world at a very young age. Perhaps most well-known for contributing to the core Internet protocol RSS and co-founding Reddit, Swartz’s inventive interests turned…

Devoted 26 years to UW Comm, Barbara Warnick valued for commitment to students, field of rhetoric

No matter who you talk to, three things ring true about Barbara Warnick: her undying commitment to her students, the field of rhetoric, and the UW Department of Communication for 26 years of her career in academia. Warnick joined the…

#BlackLivesMatter: The Imperative of Racial Justice Activism in Our Time

Black. Lives. Matter. These three words have given voice to a new era of activism responding to the litany of African-American shooting deaths at the hands of police and vigilantes in recent years, and more broadly to the anti-black racism…

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