UW Comm earns two university-wide teaching awards

Every year, the Teaching Academy at the University of Washington recognizes a select few of outstanding faculty members and graduate teaching assistants with the highest honors for teaching. This year, the Department of Communication claimed two of those highly competitive…

Online Writing Workshop: Find your voice

This Saturday, the Seattle Globalist will teach its third class of the Startup Media Workshop series entitled “Online Writing: Find your voice and stand out from the noise.” Instructor Sarah Stuteville (UW Communication Artist in Residence, Seattle Times columnist, and…

Photo courtesy of the Boston Python Workshop, which provided the model for the CDSW series.

  To the uninitiated, “big data” is an intimidating concept.  Though much of our daily communication is mediated by technology, most people shy away from any kind of programming. Benjamin Mako Hill likens the phenomenon to reading entire libraries but…

VIDEO: Anita Verna Crofts’ Speech at SXSWedu

Comm Lead Associate Director Anita Verna Crofts presented her “Let Students Lead” teaching philosophy at the SXSWedu Conference & Festival in Austin last week. You can watch her solo talk, “From the Flight Deck: Community in the Classroom,” below. For…

Well-known author Kristin Hannah (’83) pulls from Northwest roots

She may have been born in Southern California, but award-winning author Kristin Hannah (B.A., 1983) calls Western Washington her home. She moved here when she was eight years old, and decided to attend the University of Washington in Seattle when…

Fulbright Scholar Pamela Pietrucci awarded Research Fellowship

Pamela Pietrucci joined the UW Department of Communication in 2008 as a Fulbright Scholar from Italy, after experiencing other international exchange programs in Spain and Miami. She was recently awarded the Simpson Center’s Digital Humanities Commons Research Fellowship, which sponsors…

Inaugural Leadership Luncheon

On Thursday, May 8, the Department of Communication and the Department of Communication’s Alumni Board hosted the Inaugural Leadership Luncheon in the HUB Lyceum. The event raised a total of $20,910 ($15,910 from donors and $5,000 from sponsors). We thank you…

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