Sam Woolley, Phil Howard shed light on effect of bots on presidential election in WIRED magazine

Ph.D. candidate Sam Woolley and Professor Phil Howard wrote an article that was published in this month’s edition of WIRED magazine about how nefarious bots are affecting the U.S. presidential election. It is the first piece in the May issue,…

‘Tweet-Dashians’: Ph.D. candidate Elodie Fichet featured in several news articles around nation, world

Elodie Fichet, a Communication doctoral candidate studying public relations and crisis communication, was featured in several articles in the past couple of weeks surrounding her research with Assistant Professor Kate Starbird on the impact of online rumoring on Twitter following…

First-year M.A./Ph.D. student accepted as NSF Graduate Research Fellow

As a first-year M.A./Ph.D. student, Nate TeGrotenhuis was accepted into the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), which “helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces…

Gina Neff among team of non-engineers to win 2016 Innovation Award for Engineering Communication

Associate Professor Gina Neff, along with Carrie Sturts Dossick of the Department of Construction Management and Kate Simonen of the Department of Architecture, has won a 2016 UW Innovation Award for “Engineering Communication in Data Rich Environments: How do we…

Prof. Carmen Gonzalez speaks out about digital equity, brings effort to Seattle

Assistant Professor Carmen Gonzalez spoke at a forum at New America Foundation in Washington D.C. about digital equity issues in the lives of low-income U.S. families, to release the findings from a Gates Foundation-funded study on the topic. The study,…

Ph.D. student Matt Bellinger to be Digital Humanities Summer Fellow

Matt Bellinger, in his fifth year of the M.A./Ph.D. program at the UW Department of Communication, received a Digital Humanities Dissertation Summer Fellowship from the Simpson Center. The fellowship “supports scholars whose dissertations use digital technologies in innovative and intensive…

Kristen Barta (left) and Maggie Fesenmaier enjoying a trip to the Golden Gate Bridge.

Third year Ph.D. students Margaret (Maggie) Fesenmaier and Kristen Barta have been selected as fellows for the Center for Technology, Society & Policy (CTSP) at the University of California, Berkeley. They will be working together, along with another scholar, on…

Ph.D. grad Lauren Kolodziejski wins ARST Article of the Year Award

Lauren Kolodziejski (Ph.D., 2014) earned an Article of the Year Award from the Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology (ARST) for her piece titled, “Harms of hedging in scientific discourse: Andrew Wakefield and the origins of the autism…

New professor Carmen Gonzalez hopes to bridge university, community efforts

Brand new to the city of Seattle and to the University of Washington, Carmen Gonzalez joined the Department of Communication in August as an Assistant Professor. Hoping to bridge university and community efforts to promote sustainable social change through engaged…

Chat with the Chair: Phil Howard discusses new book ‘Pax Technica’, motivation for writing it

“Even though we get a lot of rhetoric about how the internet turns everything on its head and disrupts old institutions, this next internet – the Internet of Things – is really going to lock down how we behave politically,…

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