Award-winning journalist Heather Bosch (’87) says, “It’s about the people”

Sure, Heather Bosch (B.A., 1987) has won a couple dozen awards over the last ten years while working for the CBS Radio Network, but she said, “The biggest award is doing the story and being able to bring people’s stories…

Thirty-three students awarded at Scholarship ceremony equaling $110,000

Last night, 34 awards were given to Communication students who have exemplified excellence and outstanding work in the Department and in their lives. Each award has a purpose, often named after an influential person, and encourages different areas of communication,…

The Seattle Globalist to premiere documentary at SIFF

Founders of the Seattle Globalist, director Alex Stonehill and writer/producer Sarah Stuteville have been working on a feature length documentary called “Barzan” for the past couple of years. Anticipation is building in the Department for its local premiere at this…

2012-13 SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

Pioneer Newspapers Awards for Excellence in Journalism Community Journalism: Ilona Idlis Ilona is a senior majoring in Journalism and minoring in Political Science and Comparative History of Ideas. She was awarded the Excellence in Journalism Scholarship last year. Thanks to…

Nancy Wright (‘59) makes way for women in communications

Although this alumna has traveled, worked, and lived all over the world, Nancy Wright’s (B.A., 1959) story begins in and returns to Seattle. After stints in Los Angeles as the production assistant for “Let’s Make a Deal” and in Australia…

UW offers free public speaking class through Coursera

Professor Matt McGarrity is teaching a free online public speaking course for the online education company Coursera. Dr. McGarrity has taught the popular introduction to public speaking class at UW every quarter for years. The online class, while similar to…

Communication Graduation Celebration

The Department of Communication Graduation Celebration is scheduled for Thursday, June 13, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Quad. Distinguished alumna Joanne Harrell will be the keynote speaker. If you are a graduating student and would like to participate…

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