MARCHING TO SELMA: HOW MLK, LBJ, & THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT CHANGED THE WORLD

Fifty years ago in March 1965, the nation watched as Alabama state troopers brutally beat civil rights marchers on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma in what became known as “Bloody Sunday.” Two weeks later the same marchers walked 54…

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Eric Nalder leads workshops for students

Department of Communication Alumni Hall of Fame member Eric Nalder (B.A., 1968) recently retired from 42 years of investigative reporting for the Seattle Times, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the San Jose Mercury News, and Hearst Newspapers, among others. During his long…

The Debate Team takes a break to wander around Central Park in New York City.

The University of Washington Debate Union found quick success in its return to the college policy debate, narrowly missing the final round of competition at the US Military Academy in West Point, New York. Despite facing opponents with more tournaments…

Launch Party: Alumna Karen Gaudette Brewer debuts new PNW seafood book

Alumna Karen Gaudette Brewer (B.A., 2000) will launch her new book “Seafood Lover’s Pacific Northwest: Restaurant, Markets, Recipes & Traditions” on November 7 at the University Book Store at 7 p.m. The seafood guide, which is officially published on November…

Second Civil Rights Pilgrimage concludes, impact sings on

The second Civil Rights Pilgrimage concluded two weeks ago but remains to leave a strong resonance of a beloved community here in Seattle. Through the words and photographs among the pilgrims of this journey, viewers can experience a glimpse of…

Exclusive visit with former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe

The UW Department of Communication is fortunate to obtain a one -hour Q&A session with former Maine U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe on Thursday, November 6 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Snowe has served at the highest levels of American governmental…

Academic, BuzzFeed writer Anne Helen Petersen to visit UW Comm

Feature-writer Anne Helen Petersen will be visiting for a guest lecture at the Department of Communication. Learn about Petersen’s transition from academia to writing for BuzzFeed during her talk on November 24 at 4 p.m. in CMU 120. Title: “The…

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