Alex Quade (BA, 1992)

Alex Quade joined Communication students for a mentor lunch and visited two classes in mid-October 2012 to talk about careers in journalism. She also screened her documentary to a group of students and the general public. About Alex: Freelance War…

Elaine Ikoma Ko

By Amanda Ma – Elaine Ikoma Ko (BA, 1975) has had a long career of advocacy in social justice. She has worked for a variety of important organizations and today her great span of work has earned her place as…

Katie King

By Kirsten Johnson – When Katie King (BA, 1983) came to UW as an 18-year-old from the tiny city of Sultan, Wash., she hadn’t the slightest inkling of what she wanted to study. “All I knew is I really liked…

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,”…

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