Photo courtesy Jess Estrada

Born and raised in Seattle, Jess Estrada (B.A., 2005) is passionate about her city. And Twitter. The social media outlet has allowed her to become an independent consultant and devote more time to her brand Fresh Jess. Estrada began her…

Azeb Madebo

The first National Communication Association (NCA) Undergraduate Honors Conference will take place at American University in Washington D.C. on May 16 to 19. UW undergraduates Samra Mengistu and Azeb Madebo are among the 40 students who will be attending, as…

10th Anniversary Native Voices Film Festival

Join us as we celebrate 10 years of the Native Voices program at UW. Most of our graduates are returning to help celebrate our anniversary. Friday, May 3rd, 7-10 pm, with a reception at 6pm. University of Washington campus, Kane…

Leon Dash speaks to one of Karen Rathe's classes. Photo by Rathe.

Last week, journalism veteran and professor at the University of Illinois Leon Dash visited the UW Communication Department, speaking to five classes, participating in a mentor lunch, and being the guest-of-honor at the SPJ meeting in just two days. Dash…

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This Friday, 20 students will take part in a “If Tragedy Strikes” workshop where they will grapple with how they’d cover a shooting on campus. Fifteen students from The Daily and/or the journalism program and five students interested in public…

Michael X. Delli Carpini chosen as 2013 Thomas Scheidel Lecturer

The Department of Communication welcomes Michael Delli Carpini, Dean of the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication, as the 2013 Thomas Scheidel Lecturer. His talk, titled “After Broadcast News: Media Regimes, Democracy, and the New Information Environment” will be…

Professor Pearce to deliver talk on Azerbaijani Internet usage

Assistant Professor Katy Pearce is giving a talk titled “Networked Authoritarianism in Azerbaijan: How the Azerbaijani government uses the Internet to deter dissent” on May 2 at 7 p.m. in HUB 214. Pearce holds affiliation with the Ellison Center for…

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