Workers had unions, now they have parties

The San Jose Mercury News published an article on faculty member Gina Neff’s book, “Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovative Industries.” Columnist Chris O’Brien spoke with Neff who is on sabbatical and living in New York,…

NWGMA chooses UW senior to receive annual scholarship

UW journalism senior Pete Treperinas has been selected to receive the first Northwest Golf Media Association (NWGMA) Scholarship, which will be given annually. The 21-year-old will be formally receiving the $2,500 award at the NWGMA banquet on October 8 at…

My summer at KIRO

By Simone Willynck – This summer I had the exciting opportunity to intern at the KIRO-7 local news station, and see the inner workings of the station and their website. I had always been interested in anything television and saw…

Chair David Domke talks campaigning with Humanities WA on Sept. 26

On Wednesday, Sept. 26, David Domke, chair of the UW Department of Communication and a winner of the Distinguished Teaching Award, will be participating in the Humanities Washington Think and Drink discussion series, “Dirty Business: A History of Negative Campaigning,”…

UW Board of Regents Chair Harrell (’76) on KUOW’s ‘The Conversation’

Joanne Harrell (BA, 1976), the newly appointed chair of the UW Board of Regents and a member of the UW Department of Communication Hall of Fame, recently spoke to Ross Reynolds (MCDM, 2011) on KUOW’s “The Conversation.” The UW’s Board…

Suzanne Selfors (’90) publishes fairy tale

On Oct. 6 at 2 p.m., join Suzanne Selfors (MA, 1990) and Sheila Roberts to celebrate their chocolate-themed books at Liberty Bay Books in Poulsbo, Wash. Selfors’ The Sweetest Spell is a fairy tale about Emmeline Thistle, a dirt-scratcher’s daughter…

Frank Wetzel (’50): Retired editor found competition with larger papers ‘part of the fun’

By Amanda Ma – Beginning at age 17, Frank Wetzel (BA, 1950) knew he was made to be a journalist. A trip to the Buchenwald concentration camp at the end of World War II as an infantryman solidified that interest…

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