Jennifer McClearen, left, a graduate student in the Department of Communication, talks with undergraduate honors student Sean Wong about his research project, "A.S. Roma, Seattle Sounders and Female Soccer Fans: A Study of Fandom."

By Kristina Bowman – This year’s honors students will research topics including the reinforcement of bipartisanship in the media, speech codes in an urban community, Internet pornography and others. The students presented their research topics on Wednesday to faculty and…

Alum’s career in journalism spans many mediums

By Erica Thompson – Floyd McKay (Ph.D., 1995) has worn many hats throughout his career, and he says that the progression has been natural. “I think journalism is an area in which you can move, not only from one medium…

Joanne Silberner interviews a Haitian woman while covering a story about cancer in developing countries.

Almost a year ago, freelance public radio reporter and artist-in-residence Joanne Silberner was awarded a $12,000 grant by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to investigate how cancer is affecting people in developing countries. A veteran health reporter, Silberner used…

Photo, writing workshops for journalism majors

The journalism program is offering two one-credit workshops this winter. The first is on photojournalism and the second is on using description in nonfiction writing. Enrollment is limited to 15 students in each workshop. Journalism majors have priority through the…

Eric Nalder is a 1968 graduate of the Department and an award-winning investigative journalist. Among his professional recognitions are two Pulitzer Prizes. He writes for Seattlepi.com and he is a senior enterprise reporter for Hearst Newspapers. Nalder has covered some…

Healthy eats from the food bank: Iritani (‘78) article highlights humanitarian efforts of Clarke (’58) and Evans

By Erica Thompson – Evelyn Iritani (B.A., 1978) wrote an article for ZesterDaily, an online destination for food, wine and travel enthusiasts, about two University of Southern California professors trying to make healthy eating easier for food bank visitors. The…

Katie King joined Communication students for a mentor lunch and visited a class in mid-October 2012 to talk about careers in communication. Katie was in town has a member of the 2012 Communication Alumni Hall of Fame celebration. About Katie:…

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