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…

Katy Pearce

By Erica Thompson – Katy Pearce, assistant professor, joins the University of Washington Department of Communication team, teaching mobile communication to both undergraduate and master’s students in the Master of Communication in Digital Media (MCDM) program. One could say it…

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Debate moderator Jim Lehrer speaks prior to the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver, in Denver, Colorado.

Featured in a Seattle Times article, senior lecturer Matt McGarrity comments on the presidential candidates’ performances, from the Oct. 3 debate. While McGarrity believes the debate moderator Jim Lehrer lacked control of the discussion, he said it may have led…

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