By Amanda Weber – Jenni Hogan (BA, 2002) is a wearer of many hats, as she puts it, and it is this way of thinking that has been key to accomplishing all that she does. Hogan graduated from UW with…

Public Speaking Center fosters student success

Coming into COM 220, a course on public speaking offered by the Department of Communication, William Ray was confident, having had four years of experience of debate in high school. However, he found that public speaking was different from debate….

By Amanda Weber – Returning to the Communications Building was like a flashback for Andrea Heuston (BA, 1997). Heuston had come back to her old stomping grounds to participate in a panel for Professional Development Week on Jan. 27: “Turning…

Olympia reporting interns for 2011 are, from left, Tiffany Vu, Katie Schmidt, Janelle Kohnert, Brianna Butterfield, Joanna Nolasco, and David Krueger.

It’s easy to take news media for granted, especially when it comes to the coverage of politics. The time-consuming process of delivering political news is deeper than what meets the eye and several Department of Communication students are finding out…

Professor analyzes anti-human-trafficking movement

Associate Professor Kirsten Foot hopes her latest research will help prevent and abolish human trafficking through a two-pronged study: by mapping the anti-trafficking activities of hundreds of organizations representing multiple sectors, and by analyzing multi-sector collaboration. Foot, Associate Professor in…

Katherine Turner, top-right, and Carlos Sanchez capture photo and video footage of work being done onboard the Thomas G. Thompson research vessel.

Katherine Turner and Carlos Javier Sanchez are professional photographers who enjoy taking on unique opportunities to practice their art. Nearing the completion of their graduate work in the Department of Communication’s Master of Communication in Digital Media program (MCDM), they…

By Amanda Weber Budget concerns have been part of the economic landscape for awhile now. At the University of Washington, it is critical that those who lead determine the best ways to work around these deficiencies without cutting into the…

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