Seeking Senior Lecturer for Comm Lead program

The Department of Communication at the University of Washington seeks to hire a Senior Lecturer on a three-year contract, beginning autumn 2015.  The new faculty member will contribute primarily to the Department’s professional master’s program in Communication Leadership, a program…

Lori Matsukawa posts a photo on Facebook of her and Ed White sharing a toast in the KING 5 newsroom.

On June 7, the Northwest Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) held its 51st Annual Northwest Regional Emmy Awards. UW Department of Communication alumni were among the award recipients, honoring their commitment to the field and…

Alum Jack Hart to sign copies of debut novel at U Bookstore

Former managing editor and writing coach at the Oregonian, Jack Hart (B.A., 1968) will participate in a reading and book signing of his debut novel “Skookum Summer: A Novel of the Pacific Northwest” (UW Press) on Tuesday, June 10 at…

Comm Department awards $118,000 to exceptional students

In two end-of-the-academic-year award ceremonies, the UW Department of Communication presented students with certificates worth more than $118,000 in total. These students have proven to be exceptional in the areas of journalism, research, communication, public speaking, and ethics. “This is…

Thirteen Comm Lead students participated in the inaugural Screen Summit public speaking competition, presenting TED-like talks on a diverse array of topics.

From sexual violence and discrimination in India and drug problems in America, to digital storytelling and Greek myth—these are just some of the topics Communication Leadership students tackled with practiced precision at the inaugural Screen Summit Competition last Sunday. Facing…

KQ’s Winter 2014 edition spotlights new student work

The Kaplan Quarterly, an online magazine focused on narrative journalism that features student work from the UW Journalism Program, has a new edition out spotlighting student work from Winter 2014. Stories include political narratives from the Olympia Legislative Reporting Internship,…

Rethinking Prosperity: Confronting the true costs of growth

What does the word ‘prosperity’ mean to you? While the dictionary may give synonyms like success, profitability, wealth, and “the good life,” the Rethinking Prosperity project urges people to take a closer look. Rethinking Prosperity is a learning community group…

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