Seeking an Assistant Professor : Communication and Difference

The Department of Communication at the University of Washington is seeking an Assistant Professor in the area of Communication and Difference. A description of the position is below, with details about applying: Difference, a perceived deviation from traditionally understood norms…

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Alumna Phyllis Fletcher (M.C., 2011) accepted the position of Managing Editor of the Northwest News Network (N3), a news service to public radio stations in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. She will manage the award-winning N3 as a collaboration of thirteen…

Alumni Hall of Fame inductee Sharon Carey LeeMaster (’57) leaves lasting legacy in fundraising world

Years ago when Sharon Carey LeeMaster (B.A., 1957) was accepted to a major university with a partial scholarship, her mother half-jokingly told her, “You can’t go there; we go to the University of Washington.” LeeMaster became the third generation of…

UW Huskies Neil and Nancy McReynolds' nonprofit legacy honored with Board Fellows Endowment.

The Foster School of Business recognizes Department of Communication and School of Education alumnus Neil McReynolds and his wife Nancy McReynolds, an alumna of the Foster School, for their years of nonprofit and board service with a named Board Fellows…

VIDEO: Comm Lead’s Lauren Palumbi/Razz Embarks on Cross-Country Tour with Direct Divide Band

Communication Leadership’s Lauren Palumbi knows how to rock. After completing her Master of Communication in Digital Media (MCDM) degree in fall 2013, the alumna—who goes by Razz on stage and screen—devoted herself fully to music. She credits the program with…

Hamida Bosmajian holds a photo of her late husband, Haig Bosmajian. They were married for 57 years.

While colleagues may describe Haig Bosmajian (1928-2014) as one who mostly kept to himself, his former students expressed that he was engaging, approachable, and “the best teacher I ever had.” Bosmajian lost his battle to prostate cancer on June 17,…

Comm Lead Alumna Annette Frahm Wins National Awards for Video Work

Annette Frahm’s video, “Palliative Care: Helping Patients Improve Quality of Life,” has won two national awards: a Clarion Award from the Association for Women in Communications (AWC) and a Videographer Award of Distinction. The Communication Leadership alumna and independent communications…

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