Chats with the Chair: David Sherman leaves behind an advising legacy

After more than two decades of exemplary service to the Department of Communication, Director of Academic Services David Sherman is retiring. Sherman has been the friendly face of the advising office since 1986, overseeing its evolution into the Communication Commons—a…

Video: Snapshots of 2013

As we are a month and a half into an already very busy year, the Department of Communication takes a look back at 2013.

Kaplan Quarterly features student narratives

Every year, the Department of Communication gives five outstanding students a Kaplan Award for their excellence in narrative writing in the categories of: people on the margins, strong writing style, a human personality profile, a strong epiphany, and an important…

An in-depth interview with Doug Underwood on “The Undeclared War between Journalism and Fiction”

Professor Doug Underwood was interviewed by Robin Lindley, the features editor of History News Network and a Seattle-area writer, about his new book “The Undeclared War between Journalism and Fiction: Journalists as Genre Benders in Literary History.” The introduction is below, with a…

(From left) Amy Balliett of Killer Infographics, Comm Lead faculty Rob Salkowitz and Director Hanson Hosein pose after their speeches on the IN-NW 2014 stage.

Together with the Seattle Chamber of Commerce and 206 inc, the UW Communication Leadership program produced the third annual IN-NW: Social Media and Digital Marketing Conference. On Wednesday, February 12, the convention drew a full house, packing the Showbox Sodo with…

“Everyone Has a Plan Until They Get Punched in the Face”: a book by alum Lucas Mack

“Starting a business that is now almost six years old has been one of the hardest things I’ve ever done,” said alum Lucas Mack (B.A., 2004). “In fact, it has been the hardest thing I’ve ever done.” After spending several…

Alumni co-direct SAAFF for second year, highlighting Asian Americans in film

Alumni Vanessa Au (Ph.D., 2012) and Kevin Bang (B.A., 2005) both noticed a shortage of Asian American faces and stories being told in mainstream media and in films shown at independent film festivals in Seattle. When the Northwest Asian American…

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