The June 2008 issue of Columns Magazine featured a memorable story on 100 “famous, fascinating or influential living graduates.” The Department of Communication was impressively represented by 12 alumni from the list of 100. In celebration of the UW’s College…

By Amanda Weber – Julia Hsu is in Seattle on a mission. She is a Fulbright Senior Scholar award recipient, which has allowed her to come to the U.S. for one year to further her research on trauma in journalism….

Joseph Kahn, deputy foreign editor of the New York Times, answers questions from students during a session in Kane Hall on Oct. 12. Photo by Kristina Bowman. By LAILA ZAYAN – What does it take to be a foreign correspondent…

By Kiera Warren – Professor of Communication and Political Science Lance Bennett will give the 36th Annual Faculty Lecture, titled, “The Democratization of Truth: Communication and the Crisis of Contemporary Politics,” on Wednesday, Nov. 30 in Kane Hall 130 at…

Authors speak on economy, sustainability

Authors Paul Gilding and John de Graaf warn that our current economic policies threaten both social and environmental collapse, but that we still have time to turn things around if we act now. They think it’s time to stop chasing…

By Amanda Weber – Jack Geraghty’s (BA, 1956) life story plays out much like a movie script. After he graduated from journalism school, he was drafted right away into the military, where he spent the first few years of his…

By Amanda Weber – Betty Houchin Winfield (Ph.D., 1978) is an award-winning scholar, recently retired from the Missouri School of Journalism where she served on the faculty since 1990. Despite her retirement, Winfield remains active: She was named the Distinguished…

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