Dr. Phil Howard to present second Inaugural Lecture

In the new “Inaugural Lectures” series given by Communication Department faculty, recently promoted full professor and principal lecturers offer reflective autobiographical talks on the questions and ideas that motivate their scholarship, and the ideas that have inspired them. On October…

Lou Gellermann (’58) and his iconic greeting “Hello, Dawg fans!” to go down in Husky history

Ask a diehard Husky sports fan who Lou Gellermann (B.A., 1958) is and the response will likely involve the phrase, “Hello, Dawg fans!” Gellermann coined the greeting while announcing a UW basketball game, before using it for 22 years as…

Insurance man turned author, David Patneaude (’71) finds his calling

With a pen and paper in hand, David Patneaude (B.A., 1971) let his creative ideas flow on his 30-minute bus commute to and from work. After 19 years working at the same insurance company, the business moved to Philadelphia and…

Caley Cook named 2012 Nevada Outstanding Journalist of the Year

Lecturer Caley Cook has received the 2013 Nevada Outstanding Journalist of the Year award. At the same ceremony, she received even more accolades: a series of hers about the Elko County undersheriff misusing department credit cards won the Nevada Press…

Photos courtesy Alex Quade.

Alex Quade (B.A., 1992) has been covering war zones and hostile environments for 15 years and is the only reporter to have embedded long-term with U.S. Special Operations Forces on combat missions downrange without a crew. “I’ve gone to the…

Local author Mary Daheim (’60) publishes 59th book during time of discovery

“Before I ever learned to write, I drew picture stories,” said Mary Richardson Daheim (B.A., 1960), now author of 59 mystery and historical romance novels. Daheim is a Seattle native who lives three miles from the house she grew up…

Forefront promotes suicide prevention through hope and passion for change

UPDATE: Forefront raised nearly $75,000 in donations before and during the fundraising launch event. With standing room only, more than 300 people flocked the Husky Union Building to support Forefront’s suicide prevention efforts. More recently, Forefront has been awarded a…

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