Journalism professor and UW alum Roger Simpson retires

By Amanda Ma – Over nearly 50 years, Professor Emeritus Roger Simpson has displayed what one may consider the ultimate in dedication to the University of Washington, both as a student and a teacher. He began his studies in the…

Native Voices documentaries air on UWTV

In its Sunday series, Voices of the First Peoples, UWTV showcases films created by American Indian filmmakers, many of them produced through the Native Voices program at the University of Washington, as well as other award-winning PBS films. The films…

Living Voters Guide wins best state app

The Living Voters Guide, a collaboration between the University of Washington and Seattle CityClub, clinched top honors – $20,000 – for best state app. The app lets voters break down local ballot measures into helpful pros and cons, making it…

By Kirsten Johnson – Ann Darling (PhD, 1987) has racked up an impressive list of accomplishments over the years, but one of her lesser-known achievements isn’t anywhere to be found on paper. “I have a second-degree black belt in karate,”…

LivingVotersGuide.org: Your forum for Washington’s ballot measures

The Living Voters Guide is the product of collaboration among the National Science Foundation, Alan Borning and Travis Kriplean in UW Computer Science, and Lance Bennett in UW Communication and Political Science, along with the help of graduate students, and…

Dr. Ronald Jackson, from University of Cincinnati, will present a colloquium on “The Cost of Inscribing Black Male Bodies & Pathologizing Blackness: A Glance at How Tyler Perry Imagines Black Cultural Authenticity.” The talk begins Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in…

Tabitha Bronsema is usually the first person students see when they come into the Advising Office. Photo by Erica Thompson.

By Erica Thompson – Since 2008, Tabitha Bronsema has taken classes at the University of Washington, working toward undergraduate and graduate degrees. Now she is the program coordinator for the UW Department of Communication, replacing Diana Smith, who retired after…

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