By Amanda Weber – E.M. “Eddie” Pasatiempo (BA, 1977) is a man of many titles. Formally he’s a management consultant who has had great success as a leader in business, as an executive in technology and professional services, and in…

By Amanda Weber – Robert McChesney (MA, 1986; PhD, 1989), an intellectual leader in media reform and advocate for good journalism and engaged citizenry, will be inducted into the Department of Communication Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2010. McChesney…

Margaret Fimia (BA, 1989): Fighter and Nurturer

By Amanda Weber – Although Margaret Fimia’s (BA, 1989) success in her career of public service may not have played out in the way she had always intended, there’s no question that her contributions have resulted in significant positive change…

By Amanda Weber – Betsy Bach (PhD, 1985) “doesn’t take life all that seriously,” but when it comes to her career, her hard work has paid off. Bach is among those being inducted into the Department of Communication Alumni Hall…

Department unveils Center for Local Strategies Research to improve life for communities

The Department of Communication has launched the Center for Local Strategies Research at the University of Washington. Professor Gerry Philipsen and Dr. Lisa Coutu, faculty members in the Department, serve as, respectively, Director and Associate Director of the Center. Philipsen…

Andrew Doughman rides on the back of a motorcycle through a coffee plantation on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya.

During summer 2010, four journalism students worked as intern reporters around the world. Thanks to the Foreign Intrigue Scholarship established by a UW Journalism alum, they were given the chance to be exposed to another culture while gaining a more…

During spring 2010, students taught by Roger Simpson and Jim Simon, assistant managing editor of The Seattle Times, produced stories for Health Intersections, a news site connecting health issues around the globe with health conditions, research, treatment and education in…

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