James (Jim) B. King (B.A., 1948), retired Seattle Times executive editor and senior vice president, died Oct. 17, a few days after suffering a stroke. He was 89. King was a Pulitzer Prize winner and a member of the UW…

Immerse Yourself in the Media Realm of Hollywood

All Communication majors interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment and information realm are invited to apply to travel to Los Angeles, Calif., Feb. 7-9, 2013. You’ll meet with leading executives and tour facilities in the areas of: Digital…

‘Hello, Dawg Fans!': Lou Gellermann relishes UW memories

By Kirsten Johnson – For decades, each game-day looked the same. The siren sounded, fans rose to their feet and the voice of Lou Gellermann (BA, 1958) echoed throughout Husky Stadium. “Hello, Dawg Fans!” he’d cry out. “Hello, Lou!” they’d…

Grant allows Joseph to partner with Northwest African American Museum

Associate Professor Ralina Joseph received a Certificate in Public Scholarship (CPS) course development grant from the Simpson Center for the Humanities this year, to explore the possibilities for further project-based collaboration between her Black Cultural Studies classes and the Northwest…

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…

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