Mother of UW Comm grad makes ‘Secure Your Load’ her life mission

Securely, meaning safely, and fasten, defined as to tie down or restrain, have become the two words that encompasses Robin Abel’s life work. Abel’s Secure Your Load campaign has changed state law and received national attention. Abel received the phone…

The Seattle Globalist connects live with UW Comm alumna in Turkey

UPDATE: If you missed it, check out the chat recorded live from Istanbul with Marwa Maziad here>> The Seattle Globalist has been closely following the protests in Turkey (see here, here, and here) and will live-stream alumna Marwa Maziad in Istanbul…

Comm Lead hosts Screen Summit at MOHAI

UPDATE: For a closer look at the Screen Summit event and the new MOHAI space, check out our highlight video at the bottom of this page. Plus, get an in depth view of nine students’ stories and how the work…

Robert Stevenson wearing his UW polo. Photo courtesy Bill Chamberlin

Bill Chamberlin (B.A., 1967; Ph.D., 1977) unzipped a long bag and pulled out a purple, velvet graduation gown that looked fit for royalty. Previously owned by Robert Stevenson (Ph.D., 1974), Chamberlin held it up to Jason Gilmore (Ph.D., 2013), while…

Patricia Moy accepts Associate Vice Provost position

On August 1, Patricia Moy of the Department of Communication will begin a 50 percent position as Associate Vice Provost for Academic and Student Affairs. While still spending halftime with the Department, Moy will spend the other half planning, coordinating,…

Keynote Speaker Joanne Harrell, photo by Evan Swope.

On June 13, more than 300 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students gathered in the Liberal Arts Quadrangle (The Quad) to celebrate the accomplishment of receiving a degree from the UW Department of Communication. With the sunshine beaming down and no…

Chats with the Chair: Anita Verna Crofts takes off as Flight Instructor

Lecturer and Communication Leadership Associate Director Anita Verna Crofts has created an unprecedented position on the UW campus: Flight Instructor. What???? Hear about this new role, how she got her pilot’s license, and what are the substantial, tangible benefits for…

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