Kingian Nonviolence workshop strikes a chord at UW Comm

Last week, civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Bernard Lafayette led a two-day workshop on Kingian Nonviolence—a framework for peaceful reconciliation of personal and community conflicts based on the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—at the Bellevue College and UW…

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Cay Johnston to visit UW Comm

Hosted by the Center for Communication & Civic Engagement (CCCE), Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Cay Johnston will be visiting the Department of Communication for a discussion about inequality, the defining issue of our time. Johnston began his career in 1968…

Joanne Silberner collects audio from the slowly rising waters of the Pacific Ocean. Photo by Samisoni Pareti.

Earlier this year, Artist in Residence Joanne Silberner won an $8,200 travel grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to go to Australia and Fiji for three weeks to do a series of stories on mental health and climate…

Nate Silver, editor-in-chief of ESPN’s FiveThirtyEight blog, poses with Chair David Domke.

En route to his sold-out lecture at the UW Graduate School, Signature Speaker and stats superstar Nate Silver stopped by the Department of Communication for an exclusive Q&A session.  Moderated by Chair David Domke and attended by a rapt audience…

2014 Communication Graduation Celebration

The Department of Communication Graduation Celebration is scheduled for Thursday, June 12, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Husky Union Building (HUB) Ballroom. Distinguished alumna Jody Deering Nyquist (B.A., 1960; M.A., 1967) will be the keynote speaker. If you…

Bernard Lafayette sings freedom songs with the pilgrimage group in March.

Rev. Dr. Bernard Lafayette is the first Civil Rights leader that the pilgrimage group listened to back in early March as 30 students and supporters of the Department of Communication embarked on a journey across the South that would soon…

Seattle welcomes the annual ICA Conference in May

This year, Seattle will be home to the annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, with events taking place from May 22 to 26 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel and on the University of Washington campus. The theme for this year’s…

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