Grad student Matt Bellinger receives Mortar Board scholarship

Matthew Bellinger, a doctoral candidate entering his sixth year at the UW Department of Communication, received the Ayers/Jones Campbell Scholarship from the Mortar Board/Tolo Foundation for the 2016-17 academic year. The Mortar Board is a national honor society recognizing college…

Two Ph.D Students Selected for Honors Seminar

UW Department of Communication Ph.D. students Kristen Barta and Elizabeth Parks have been accepted into the 2016 National Communication Association (NCA) Doctoral Honors Seminar to be hosted July 21-24 by the School of Communication Studies at Ohio University in Athens,…

Carmen Gonzalez Receives RRF Award

The UW Office of Research recently granted Assistant Professor Carmen Gonzalez an award through the Royalty Research Fund (RRF) in recognition of her research which investigates the relationship between digital and social equity. Gonzalez, together with Jason Yip of the…

Lecturer Kara Dillard speaks on student fear of ‘making ends meet’ at National Press Club event

Lecturer Kara Dillard, who teaches in the Department of Communication and Sociology, took part in “A Public Voice” event at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. She spoke about work that she did with the COM 417 Political Deliberation…

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…

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