UW Comm students, alumni to have strong presence at Globie Awards

This Saturday marks the Seattle Globalist’s annual fundraiser “The Globie Awards.” In addition to honoring the community-nominated Globalist of the Year, awards are given to five of their contributors in a variety of categories – and this year, all but…

COM 494: Careers in Communication with Arianna Aldebot

Head of Student Programs Arianna Aldebot is leading a one-credit course this fall to prepare students for the transition to the real world of employment. Students will take part in various career-focused workshops covering topics like building a digital identity,…

Scott Macklin (far left) poses with the Black Student Union and faculty advisors of Chief Sealth International High School after the club’s premiere of “Riffing on the Dream.”

The UW campus is finally starting to buzz and bustle with the arrival of fall quarter, but Comm Lead’s Scott Macklin has had anything but a sleepy summer. The Associate Director spent the past months sharing his time and media…

Unveiled Wall of Recognition honors ‘best of the best’, symbolizing leadership in communication

On September 9, the Department of Communication invited Alumni Hall of Fame members and Early Career Award recipients to the unveiling of a Wall of Recognition housed in the Communications Building. In addition to the 77 Alumni Hall of Fame…

Colloquium: Jonathan Donner discusses mobile internet and digital inclusion in the developing world

The UW Department of Communication is hosting Microsoft Researcher Jonathan Donner for a colloquium titled, “After Access? Mobile internet and digital inclusion in the developing world.” It will be held in CMU 126 on Thursday, September 25 from 3:30 to…

Proclaimed huckster, alum Ron Elgin (’65) dedicates life to being an ad man and charitable giver

“I have an idea; let’s start our own agency!” That’s the first line of alumnus Ron Elgin’s (B.A., 1965) recent book titled “Huckster,” which is a humorous account of his life in advertising. After being in the business for 15…

Lee Cowan sent us a photo of him working in the Suzzallo Reading Room 26 years after he graduated from the UW.

You may recognize alumnus Lee Cowan (B.A., 1988) from TV as the National Correspondent for the CBS Evening News, or it could be that you spotted him on the UW campus last month. While in Seattle and under deadline, Cowan…

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