Katy Pearce

By Erica Thompson – Katy Pearce, assistant professor, joins the University of Washington Department of Communication team, teaching mobile communication to both undergraduate and master’s students in the Master of Communication in Digital Media (MCDM) program. One could say it…

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Debate moderator Jim Lehrer speaks prior to the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver, in Denver, Colorado.

Featured in a Seattle Times article, senior lecturer Matt McGarrity comments on the presidential candidates’ performances, from the Oct. 3 debate. While McGarrity believes the debate moderator Jim Lehrer lacked control of the discussion, he said it may have led…

CityClub to hold debate on marijuana initiative

CityClub, in partnership with UW Debate, will be hosting a moderated debate about marijuana legalization in Kane 210 on Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 6-7:30 p.m. Although Washington State currently allows the use of medicinal marijuana, Initiative 502 seeks to legalize…

Young Peregrines

  This month the Foster White Gallery will be featuring artwork by UW alum Tony Angell (BA, 1962). From Oct. 4-27, Angell’s drawings, colored lithographs, and sculptures will be displayed in the gallery’s upcoming exhibition. Angell came to the UW…

Director of ‘Horse Soldiers of 9/11′ presents film screening Oct. 15

The University of Washington Department of Communication presents a film screening and discussion with war reporter Alex Quade (B.A., 1992) on Oct. 15 at 5:30 p.m. RSVP to attend. Narrated by award-winning actor Gary Sinise, come along for the ride…

Alex Quade doing an interview with a Green Beret in Iraq after an all-night mission. She wrote, "I want the troops to feel comfortable talking to me - so I talk to them in THEIR environment."

By Will Mari – Alex Quade is no stranger to adventure. From the devastated shores of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, in the aftermath of the 2004 South Asian Tsunami, to the desolate deserts of Iraq and the cave-riddled mountains of Afghanistan,…

Workers had unions, now they have parties

The San Jose Mercury News published an article on faculty member Gina Neff’s book, “Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovative Industries.” Columnist Chris O’Brien spoke with Neff who is on sabbatical and living in New York,…

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