Randy Beam receives RRF award to study news coverage of suicide

Professor Randy Beam, in collaboration with School of Social Work Assistant Professor Jennifer Stuber (whose previous research has focused on mental health issues), has been awarded $34,985 from the Royalty Research Fund to study news coverage of suicide. “We hope…

“Venture Labor” by Gina Neff is CITASA’s 2013 Book of the Year

Professor Gina Neff’s book titled “Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovative Industries” was selected as the 2013 Best Book Award by the American Sociological Association Section on Communication and Information Technologies (CITASA). The book award “recognizes…

Celebration of Excellence 2013

Last night, 30 students were recognized with the Jody Deering Nyquist Public Speaking Awards, the Pioneer Awards, the Deborah Kaplan Awards, the Nyquist Undergraduate Research Awards, and the Faculty Awards for Outstanding Completed Research. “I have the great privilege of…

Student chosen as first Communication fellow in the Simpson Center’s Certificate in Public Scholarship Program

The Department of Communication values public scholarship and even shares the same building with the Simpson Center for the Humanities, which has a Certificate in Public Scholarship program. The two entities are about to have more in common as Communication…

Katy Pearce awarded $30,000 from Royalty Research Fund

Professor Katy Pearce is one of 36 who will receive funding from the Office of Research, out of 155 Royalty Research Fund proposals. The $30,000 award will support Pearce’s work this summer in Azerbaijan, which focuses on the impression management…

Alumna Kat Chow says “I wanted to try it all,” lands job with NPR

Alumna Katelin (Kat) Chow (B.A., 2012) did it all in college – Foreign Intrigue internship in Cambodia, freelancing, part-time jobs, co-founded a news-magazine show at The Daily that airs across the state, more than 10 local internships, UW Election Eye,…

Ralina Joseph hugs Director of GO-MAP Cynthia Morales as Eugene Eisenberg presents the plaque. Photo courtesy of GO-MAP

Professor Ralina Joseph was awarded the GO-MAP Faculty Leadership Award, a campus-wide honor that recognizes “service, leadership, and mentoring by a UW faculty member in areas promoting and supporting graduate diversity.” Joseph has been involved with the Graduate Opportunities and…

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