Healthy eats from the food bank: Iritani (‘78) article highlights humanitarian efforts of Clarke (’58) and Evans

By Erica Thompson – Evelyn Iritani (B.A., 1978) wrote an article for ZesterDaily, an online destination for food, wine and travel enthusiasts, about two University of Southern California professors trying to make healthy eating easier for food bank visitors. The…

Katie King joined Communication students for a mentor lunch and visited a class in mid-October 2012 to talk about careers in communication. Katie was in town has a member of the 2012 Communication Alumni Hall of Fame celebration. About Katie:…

Microsoft, Redfin, KOMO professionals offer internship advice

By Erica Thompson – At this month’s Career Kickstart event, communication students absorbed advice about how to land an internship from professionals who know how hard it can be to enter into the working world. Students looking to go into…

Ken Mochizuki (’76): Actor turned children’s author finds true passion in Seattle

By Kirsten Johnson – When Ken Mochizuki (BA, 1976) graduated from the University of Washington, he moved to Los Angeles with one goal in mind — a professional acting career. But five years later, things changed. Mochizuki returned to Seattle…

Robert Merry (’68): White House reporter turned National Interest editor sees opportunity for young journalists

By Amanda Ma – Throughout Robert Merry’s (BA, ’68) career, his passion for political reporting has only become stronger as he climbed the ladder, earning positions at some of the most prestigious political newspapers in the country. Today, Merry serves…

Bilingual North American Post to be digitized at UW libraries

By Kirsten Johnson – In the next few years, 54 years of the bilingual North American Post or “Hokubei Hochi newspaper,” will be digitized, with keyword-searchable metadata available to access at UW libraries. “The history of the entire Japanese American…

Boston news anchor Lisa Hughes (’90) reflects on time in Seattle

By Erica Thompson – Now a daily news anchor for WBZ-TV in Boston, Emmy Award-winning journalist and University of Washington Communication alumna Lisa Hughes (B.A., 1990) still recognizes Seattle as a crucial component in her education, career, and even her…

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