Gina Neff (back row, third from right) with Carrie Sturts Dossick (to Neff's right), Heather Burpee (front row, furthest right), and the graduate students involved with the project. Photo by Erica Thompson

Associate Professor Gina Neff is a co-Principal Investigator for the Project on Communication Technology and Organizational Practices, a research group studying the roles of communication technology in the innovation of complex building design and construction. The group, also led by…

The first annual Gerry Philipsen Debate Forum honors retiring professor

The UW Debate Union, led by lecturer Michael Souders, is sponsoring a new series that honors retiring Professor Gerry Philipsen’s dedication to debate as an educational and knowledge-building tool. The Philipsen Debate Forum is an annual event featuring students engaging…

Department of Communication Alumni Board 2013-14
Top row, left to right: Stacey Engle (President), Phyllis Fletcher (Secretary), Edgar Gonzalez, Megan Szerwo, and Taylor Soper. Bottom row, left to right: Neil Neroutsos, Amy Laughter, Manuel Valdez, Ali Wulf (student rep), and Kadee Gray.

Since 2005, the Department of Communication Alumni Board has been dedicated to the goals of mentoring students, providing lifelong learning experiences for alumni and friends, creating opportunities for alumni to network with one another, and contributing to community service, outreach…

Alumna Lesa Linster introduces Josh Henderson as he finishes up preparing the meal in the background. Photos by Erica Thompson

A small group of alumni, students, and close friends of the Department of Communication and Communication Leadership program gathered at renowned Seattle restaurateur Josh Henderson’s newest establishment Westward. He closed the space to the public, located on the north end…

UW Comm welcomes seven new faculty members this year

With a little more than a month of being with the UW Department of Communication under their belt, we caught up with the seven new faculty members to learn more about them: Caley Cook has worked in five states in…

Alumna Meghan Peters makes move from Mashable to Facebook

Microsoft, the Seattle Times, Mashable, Facebook. These large media and technology companies all appear on Meghan Peters’ (B.A., 2008) résumé after graduating just five years ago. She spent three years leading Mashable’s community team and now has made the jump…

Photos by Erica Thompson

A couple of months ago, we wrote about the collaborative efforts between the UW Department of Communication, the City of Seattle Race & Social Justice Initiative, the Pacific Science Center, and The Seattle Times to talk about race in conjunction…

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