Chats with the Chair, acceptance speeches from new Alumni Hall of Fame inductees

On October 1, the Department of Communication honored five esteemed alumni who were inducted into the Department’s Alumni Hall of Fame as the Class of 2015. Watch chats with Chair David Domke about their jobs and community work, and listen…

CCCE to host discussion with economics scholar Richard Wolff

Rethinking Prosperity, a project of the UW’s Center for Communication and Civic Engagement (CCCE), is hosting a public discussion with renowned economics scholar, radio host, and writer Richard Wolff. For the past 35 years, Wolff as a Professor of Economics…

UW to host weekend of NASA Astrobiology Debates

The University of Washington is hosting the Western Championship of the NASA Astrobiology Debates on October 17-18, sponsored by NASA and directed by a partnership of George Washington University and the UW. These are public-oriented debates wherein elite college debaters…

Next round of Community Data Science Workshops to occur this fall

By popular demand, Assistant Professor Mako Hill is helping organize another round of Community Data Science Workshops. The workshop series consists of one Friday evening and three Saturday sessions in October and November. These workshops are for anyone interested in…

Sports and Political Writer Dave Zirin in NYC April 6, 2015 credit Jen Maler

Organized by The Nation, the oldest weekly news magazine in the country, and hosted by UW Communication lecturer Caley Cook, Dave Zirin will be visiting campus for a hard-hitting conversation about race, gender, politics, and sports. Zirin, who has been…

Colloquium: Kentaro Toyama to give talk titled, ‘Geek Heresy’

Join us as Kentaro Toyama, of University of Michigan School of Information, delivers a colloquium about how digital technologies have affected (or failed to improve) civic engagement. All are welcome; details below. WHEN: Friday, October 23 from 2:30 to 4…

Face of TCM Robert Osborne (’54) inducted into Alumni Hall of Fame

For more than 20 years, Robert Osborne (B.A., 1954) has been the face of Turner Classic Movies (TCM) television network as the primetime host and anchor. Since the show first aired in 1994, Osborne has been vital to the TCM…

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