Community Building Blog

Our new Department storyteller Erica Thompson launched a blog titled COMMunity Building to accompany the main website and to tell even more stories of the happenings within the CMU. With stories featuring undergraduate students, graduate scholars, faculty, staff, and more,…

Scholarships deadline approaching

It’s scholarships season in the Department of Communication, and nearly time to turn in your applications. The application deadline is Monday, February 25th, at 5pm. Turn your materials in to the advising office, CMU 118. Learn more about the scholarships…

Adventures in L.A. to ensue this weekend

Eight Communication students are joining Department Chair David Domke and Alumni Relations Manager Victoria Sprang for a weekend in Los Angeles. After arriving at LAX at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, their schedule won’t stop until they leave late afternoon on…

Two creative alumni collaborate in pop-up exhibit

Communication Alumni President Priya Frank and photojournalist David Ryder teamed up for a pop-up art exhibit at Lucid last Friday for an event called “First Friday: Art, Cocktails and Culinary Delights.” Themed drinks, specialty desserts, a photo booth, and a…

Kellie Cheadle (B.A., ’96) moves up the ladder at KING 5

For the past couple of years, the KING 5 news department has been striving to provide content on a variety of platforms in addition to television; and they have hired UW Communication and Political Science alumna Kellie Cheadle to help…

The UW Comm graduate program experiences big changes

The director of the MCDM program, Hanson Hosein, recently announced the addition of a new Master of Communication in Communities and Networks (MCCN) program to accompany the already existing Master of Communication in Digital Media (MCDM) emphasis. Both degrees now…

UWComm in Perspectives

A Bold Proposal: Peter Chiarelli’s Switch From Producer to Screenwriter When Peter Chiarelli (BA, Communications, Economics, ‘96) penned The Proposal, a 2009 romantic comedy starring Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds, it was only the second screenplay he’d ever written. The…

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