Forefront opens application for best reporting on mental health, suicide

Submit your entries now for the 2015-16 Washington Award for Excellence in Coverage of Mental Health & Suicide. The $500 award recognizes exemplary coverage of suicide prevention and mental health in Washington state. It is sponsored by Forefront: Innovations in…

Department of Communication – Open House 2016

In conjunction with the University of Washington’s first Parent & Family Weekend, the UW Department of Communication hosted an Open House in the Communications Building showcasing research, teaching, and community engagement. The students, families, faculty, and alumni attending the Open…

Long-time professor of advertising Lawrence Bowen remembered as academic, best friend

Lawrence Bowen, who passed away on March 5, will be remembered as a renowned professor of advertising, but also as a husband, father, soldier, and best friend. Born in Philadelphia in 1928, he joined the Air Force when he was…

2016 Communication Graduation Celebration

Congratulations, Class of 2016! The UW Department of Communication Graduation Celebration will take place on Thursday, June 9, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Quad. Distinguished alumnus and 2014 Alumni Hall of Fame inductee Nate Miles (B.A., 1982) will be…

Northeastern professor visiting to discuss mobile media as communication alternative

Meryl Alper, an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Northeastern University, will be visiting the UW Department of Communication on May 25 to talk about a group of mobile users who challenge the normative construct. Join us; all are welcome….

‘Tweet-Dashians’: Ph.D. candidate Elodie Fichet featured in several news articles around nation, world

Elodie Fichet, a Communication doctoral candidate studying public relations and crisis communication, was featured in several articles in the past couple of weeks surrounding her research with Assistant Professor Kate Starbird on the impact of online rumoring on Twitter following…

UW Debate closes out the Western Policy Debate Championship in semifinals and takes home eight speaker awards.

The University of Washington Debate Union ended its competition season on a high note, barely missing out on reaching the single-elimination phase of the Cross-Examination Debate Association (CEDA) National Championship tournament. The CEDA National tournament, which came on the heels…

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