Students innovate for WSDOT

The Washington State Department of Transportation has UW students to thank for putting together some ideas that could possibly be implemented for WSDOT in the future. Friday, June 8, three teams of students came together in the Communication building to…

Students study public discourse on Occupy

Communication students in lecturer Amoshaun Toft‘s Qualitative Inquiry and Discourse classes have worked all Spring quarter to produce the website, ‘Change the Discourse’, focusing on how the public talks about the Occupy movement. According to the website, “Change the Discourse…

  Carmichael with two fellow Kappa Delta students, Kayla Thompson and Vanessa Radatus. By Amanda Weber – On May 22, Britt Carmichael (BA, 1997) stopped by to share her 15 years of workplace wisdom with Communication undergrads. A paralegal in…

Department celebrates 2011-12 graduates

During the Department of Communication Graduation Celebration, hundreds of students walked across the stage despite the pouring rain, received warmly by family and friends watching them in the Quad. Graduates from Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Spring 2012 and Summer 2012…

By Amanda Weber – Libby Catalinich (BA, ’82) sat down with a group of undergrads on May 16 to speak with them on what she’s learned about creating a successful career in communications over the past 30 years. Currently the…

By Collin Denton – Seattle-based broadcast journalist Michael Harris (Political Science, BA, ‘87) is a highly accredited producer and filmmaker most widely recognized for his work with wildlife. During his career he has made 30 full-length films, been nominated for…

Diana Smith

Many people have worked for the Department of Communication throughout the years. Seasons change, people leave, and new hires come in. But Diana Smith, our program coordinator, has been a constant presence in our halls for the past 16 years….

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