Joanne Harrell named the 2013 Distinguished Alumna

Joanne Harrell (B.A., ’76) named the 2013 Distinguished Alumna and keynoter for the UW Department of Communication 2013 Graduation Celebration. Joanne Harrell is the Senior Director for US Citizenship and Public Affairs, at Microsoft, where she has worked since 2001….

Journalism student published on Crosscut.com

Journalism major Elliot Suhr’s article “Arbor Heights Elementary: Deliver us from old computers” was published on Crosscut.com, originally written for Professor Usha Lee McFarling’s feature writing class. He writes about the school’s struggle to keep up in this digital age,…

Community Building Blog

Our new Department storyteller Erica Thompson launched a blog titled COMMunity Building to accompany the main website and to tell even more stories of the happenings within the CMU. With stories featuring undergraduate students, graduate scholars, faculty, staff, and more,…

Scholarships deadline approaching

It’s scholarships season in the Department of Communication, and nearly time to turn in your applications. The application deadline is Monday, February 25th, at 5pm. Turn your materials in to the advising office, CMU 118. Learn more about the scholarships…

Adventures in L.A. to ensue this weekend

Eight Communication students are joining Department Chair David Domke and Alumni Relations Manager Victoria Sprang for a weekend in Los Angeles. After arriving at LAX at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, their schedule won’t stop until they leave late afternoon on…

Two creative alumni collaborate in pop-up exhibit

Communication Alumni President Priya Frank and photojournalist David Ryder teamed up for a pop-up art exhibit at Lucid last Friday for an event called “First Friday: Art, Cocktails and Culinary Delights.” Themed drinks, specialty desserts, a photo booth, and a…

Kellie Cheadle (B.A., ’96) moves up the ladder at KING 5

For the past couple of years, the KING 5 news department has been striving to provide content on a variety of platforms in addition to television; and they have hired UW Communication and Political Science alumna Kellie Cheadle to help…

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