Jacob Jones, reporter for the Inlander in Spokane, Washington.

Jacob Jones, a staff writer for the Inlander in Spokane, has been named the 2014 winner of the Washington Mental Health Reporting Award for his series on how the criminal justice system handles people living with mental illness. He will…

Comm Lead Welcomes Cohort 14

The Communication Leadership graduate program admitted its 14th Cohort this year, welcoming 48 new students. The majority of the newcomers will be pursuing the well-established Masters of Communication in Digital Media (MCDM), but 13 will be working towards the relatively…

‘I grew up broke, not poor,’ says successful businessman, Alumni Hall of Fame inductee Nate Miles

Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for Eli Lilly and Company Nate Miles (B.A., 1982) may not have had a lot of money growing up, being born in a Navy Homes Federal Housing Project in Pasco, Washington, but his upbringing has…

UW Comm students, alumni to have strong presence at Globie Awards

This Saturday marks the Seattle Globalist’s annual fundraiser “The Globie Awards.” In addition to honoring the community-nominated Globalist of the Year, awards are given to five of their contributors in a variety of categories – and this year, all but…

COM 494: Careers in Communication with Arianna Aldebot

Head of Student Programs Arianna Aldebot is leading a one-credit course this fall to prepare students for the transition to the real world of employment. Students will take part in various career-focused workshops covering topics like building a digital identity,…

Scott Macklin (far left) poses with the Black Student Union and faculty advisors of Chief Sealth International High School after the club’s premiere of “Riffing on the Dream.”

The UW campus is finally starting to buzz and bustle with the arrival of fall quarter, but Comm Lead’s Scott Macklin has had anything but a sleepy summer. The Associate Director spent the past months sharing his time and media…

Unveiled Wall of Recognition honors ‘best of the best’, symbolizing leadership in communication

On September 9, the Department of Communication invited Alumni Hall of Fame members and Early Career Award recipients to the unveiling of a Wall of Recognition housed in the Communications Building. In addition to the 77 Alumni Hall of Fame…

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