Student Spotlight: Jeremy Lange

Jeremy Lange, a senior communication student, described his educational path as a “passionate stumbling accented with a lot of luck, curiosity, and drive.” The first stepping stone: a 110 camera. “My grandma gave me a 110 camera when I was…

Bryant (’91) has weathered all the storms, still going strong

Karen Bryant (B.A., 1991) has been there since the beginning, helping pioneer women’s basketball as a local Seattleite and overlooking the Storm as they brought home two WNBA national championships. As CEO and President of the Seattle Storm, Bryant has…

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University of West Florida: Deborah Bassett’s alma mater before earning a doctorate in communication from the UW, and the location of her first public lecture delivered on February 25. With an official title of the 2013 Jerry Maygarden Distinguished Lecture,…

News Lab celebrates the 87th birthday of journalism veteran Don Duncan. Photo by Karen Rathe.

When the time comes to – you know – retire, many folks think sunny islands, margaritas, maybe a game of shuffleboard. But this was never Don Duncan’s vision. The Kirkland resident is a retired journalist who worked in the industry…

Edgar Gonzalez (B.A., ’04) awarded the 2012 UW Comm Outstanding Early Career Award

An award developed to honor and support a recent graduate (within 10 years) of the Department of Communication who has shown both impressive career accomplishments and a commitment to the public good, Edgar Gonzalez (B.A., 2004) fits all of those…

Jennifer with CCFA walk manager Deborah Jacoby at the Vegas Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon, as part of Team Challenge for Crohn’s and Colitis. CCFA is the official charity of the event. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Simmons O’Connor.

Jennifer Simmons O’Connor (B.A., 2001) never saw herself living back in Issaquah, the town she grew up in, or having a long career working for nonprofits, but she has found a lifestyle. “I didn’t choose this career at all,” Simmons…

Getting to know Urban League CEO Pamela Banks

In December 2011, Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle was going through turmoil. Having suffered 18 months without a CEO, leadership was needed to right the course for the organization. Enter Pamela Banks (B.A., ’81). Banks heard about the opening for…

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