Fiore-Silfvast innovates on information

Last December, Communication graduate student Brittany Fiore-Silfvast won a Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant from the National Science Foundation for her proposal, “The Informationalization of Healthcare: Shifting Subjectivities, Organizational Forms, and Ways of Knowing in the U.S. and India.” Last year, she traveled…

Wednesday, 15 Feb, 3:30p in CMU 120 Scheidel Lecture: “Starstruck: The explosion of celebrity journalism and corrosion of the nightly news since 9/11″ This lecture by Susan Douglas will analyze the rise of celebrity culture since the turn of the…

The next big thing in reality TV

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…

Author Douglas to speak on new form of sexism

Be sure to catch the chance to meet author and University of Michigan professor, Susan Douglas. Douglas will be discussing her latest book, Enlightened Sexism: The Seductive Message That Feminism’s Work Is Done, on Tuesday, February 14, beginning at 3:30…

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…

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