By Evan Yang Lights, camera, action! Well, almost. This quarter, the Department of Communication is offering a course on reality TV under COM 495: Special Topics. Part-time lecturer Florangela Davila and Matt Chan, founder and owner of Seattle-based Screaming Flea…

By Amanda Weber – When Artist in Residence Joanne Silberner attended a meeting on cancer in developing countries last fall, she didn’t anticipate that it would ignite her journalistic interests. After learning more about the problem and current treatments taking…

Krista Staudinger – UW News Lab Check out more photos of the panel on Facebook >> “It’s a lifestyle more than a job,” said David Boardman, executive editor and senior vice president of the Seattle Times, in relation to journalism…

By EVAN YANG – Felicia Ishino-Amen did not think she would be going back to school so soon. Her traveling background and promising work experience suggested that she might never set foot on the University of Washington campus again. And…

By Evan Yang – King County has recognized Rita Brogan (BA, 1972; MA, 1975), owner and CEO of PRR, Inc., with the 2011 award for King County Woman-owned Small Business of the Year. Since 1988, Brogan has been owner and…

Olympia interns prepare for whirlwind reporting

For the past 39 years, Communication undergrads have been sent to work as interns covering the Olympia Legislature. This year is no different as seven students, under the tutelage of Senior Lecturer Mike Henderson, are currently in Olympia reporting for…

By KRISTA STAUDINGER – UW News Lab What was previously only given one week in January can now claim bragging rights over the entire month. January 2012 is Professional Development Month, which is unique to the UW’s Department of Communication….

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