Evan Silvers awarded $5,000 from LAGRANT Foundation

Undergraduate student Evan Silvers, who is majoring in Communication and Sociology with a minor in Diversity, was awarded $5,000 from the LAGRANT Foundation. The Foundation celebrated 15 years by awarding $250,000 in scholarships to students nationwide. “I am honored and…

If Tragedy Strikes: Professionals mentor students in campus shooting simulation

What should we Tweet? What can we tell the public? Should we release the shooter’s name? Has the victim’s family been notified? Where’s the press conference? Is the shooter dead? Are students safe? Should we show photos of a dead…

A video from war reporter Alex Quade (’92)

Alex Quade (B.A., 1992) is a war reporter and alumna of the Department of Communication. One of her goals is to make war “relatable to those back home so they don’t tune out, literally and figuratively” as she walks, talks,…

Photo by Sujit kumar, posted on Wikimedia

Graduate student in Marine and Environmental Affairs Chelsea Kahn wrote an Op-Ed article that was published in the Los Angeles Times about what to do with lionfish. The venomous creature has invaded the Atlantic and Caribbean coral reefs and is…

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…

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