Ph.D. student studying new media in Brazil

Jason Gilmore, a third-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Communication, is in Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia, Brazil, for one month conducting research on the use of new media technologies in the upcoming Brazilian elections in October. He will…

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…

If anyone knows about changing careers, it’s Charla Bear. A June 2000 UW graduate and Native American journalist, Bear decided to venture toward writing once she realized her degree in architecture wasn’t the right fit for her. Bear received her…

Scheidel Lecture explores Orientalism

Dr. Chandra Mukerji from the Department of Communication, UCSD, spoke April 14, 2010, during the 2009-2010 Thomas M. Scheidel Lecture. Her topic was “Orientalism and Visual Communication: Early Scientific Imagery of the Ottoman Empire.” Orientalism in the 19th century was…

Chantal Anderson and co-workers in the China Daily Web site newsroom. Photo courtesy of Chantal Anderson

By Chantal Anderson Beijing is a metropolitan city of close to 17 million inhabitants. Reporting and taking photos for China Daily enabled me to dive into the fast-paced, dramatic nature of Beijing. From covering an artist’s community on the outskirts…

Panelists dispense advice to make resumes ‘pop’

Students who have not done internships before sometimes find themselves at a loss when it comes to knowing what to put on their resumes. Yet even without experience, there are still valuable skills they can include. On April 1, at the…

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