Alumna Lesa Linster introduces Josh Henderson as he finishes up preparing the meal in the background. Photos by Erica Thompson

A small group of alumni, students, and close friends of the Department of Communication and Communication Leadership program gathered at renowned Seattle restaurateur Josh Henderson’s newest establishment Westward. He closed the space to the public, located on the north end…

UW Comm welcomes seven new faculty members this year

With a little more than a month of being with the UW Department of Communication under their belt, we caught up with the seven new faculty members to learn more about them: Caley Cook has worked in five states in…

Alumna Meghan Peters makes move from Mashable to Facebook

Microsoft, the Seattle Times, Mashable, Facebook. These large media and technology companies all appear on Meghan Peters’ (B.A., 2008) résumé after graduating just five years ago. She spent three years leading Mashable’s community team and now has made the jump…

Photos by Erica Thompson

A couple of months ago, we wrote about the collaborative efforts between the UW Department of Communication, the City of Seattle Race & Social Justice Initiative, the Pacific Science Center, and The Seattle Times to talk about race in conjunction…

Renowned feminist media scholar to visit UW campus

Tonight, Dr. Angharad Valdivia is visiting the UW campus as part of the Diversity Research Institute’s Senior Scholars Invited Lecture Series. Valdivia is Research Professor and Head of Media and Cinema Studies and Interim Director of the Institute of Communications…

Brian Marr speaks about "The Power of Play" on Tuesday at SIC.

With two faculty members on the advisory board, three faculty speakers, a couple of alumni presenters and about a dozen students in attendance, Communication Leadership took the Seattle Interactive Conference (SIC) by storm. The conference was expanded to three days…

Leah Ceccarelli’s new book examines American rhetoric of science

“Rhetoric of science is a thriving subdiscipline, but to date there has been very little scholarly examination of the frontier of science metaphor in the public address of scientists,” writes Professor and Associate Chair of the UW Department of Communication…

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