Recap: CCDE launches with three days of opening events

The Center for Communication, Difference, and Equity (CCDE) celebrated its official opening with three days of events on May 27 through 29. Below is a recap of the workshops, panel discussions, guest speakers, and reception through text, videos, and photos….

Annual IN-NW conference brings together big names in tech with local businesses

This spring, the Communication Leadership program worked with the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce to hold the fourth annual IN-NW Conference, a two-day event that connects Seattle’s business community members to each other and to local and international trends in…

ICA Fellow award ceremony for Hak-Soo Kim at the 65th International Communication Association annual convention in San Juan, Puerto Rico (Caribe Hilton Hotel) on May 23, 2015: ICA President Peter Vorderer (left); Hak-Soo Kim (middle); ICA Fellows chair Dafna Lemish (right).

In addition to members of the UW Department of Communication faculty receiving the honor of becoming an ICA Fellow, 1982 Ph.D. graduate Hak-Soo Kim returned from the 65th Annual International Communication Association Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico with the…

Debate team wins championship, earns ‘New Program of the Year’ award

In its initial year as a revitalized program, The Policy Debate Coalition at the University of Washington won the Western Novice Championship at CSU-Sacramento this spring, and also won second place in the Western Junior Varsity Championship. The team additionally…

Connecting the Dots: Career Kickstart program featured in Provost Report

Programs offered by the UW Department of Communication were featured in this month’s Provost Report on trends and issues. The May 2015 report focused on “Connecting the Dots: Linking Academic Passion to Life and Profession.” “A University of Washington education…

ICA names Professor Lance Bennett as Fellow

The International Communication Association (ICA) has recognized UW Department of Communication Professor W. Lance Bennett as an ICA Fellow. He is among seven new additions, reaching a status that is primarily a recognition of distinguished scholarly contributions to the broad…

2014-15 Scholarships and Awards

Jody Deering Nyquist Awards: Excellence in Public Speaking  Jody Deering Nyquist is Associate Dean Emerita of the UW Graduate School and an emerita member of the graduate faculty of the UW Department of Communication. She was the University’s Director of…

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