Pearce featured in latest edition of the Economist

Assistant professor Katy Pearce, who joined the UW Communication team just last year, was featured in The Economist, a publication that offers “authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, finance, science, and technology.” The article discusses how other countries…

First year grad student awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from NSF

Mary Joyce, a first year graduate student in the M.A./Ph.D. track in the UW Communication Department, received a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. With fewer of these awards being given every year, it is a generous source…

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University of West Florida: Deborah Bassett’s alma mater before earning a doctorate in communication from the UW, and the location of her first public lecture delivered on February 25. With an official title of the 2013 Jerry Maygarden Distinguished Lecture,…

Professor Joseph’s new book “Transcending Blackness"

  Seattle Times columnist Jerry Large featured UW Communication Professor Ralina Joseph’s new book “Transcending Blackness: From the New Millennium Mulatta to the Exceptional Multiracial.” Discussing what he learned over coffee with Joseph, Large talks about what it means to…

Fifteen years of research culminates in McChesney’s (’86 and ’89) new book

Alumnus Bob McChesney (B.A., 1986 and Ph.D., 1989), who was also inducted into the UW Communication Hall of Fame in 2010, has a new book out that is receiving national attention from scholars, tech-savvy individuals, and anyone concerned with the…

Silberner receives grant to research the disease burden in Cambodia

Artist in Residence Joanne Silberner received a last minute grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to research diabetes and high blood pressure in Cambodia for two weeks. One might think that these diseases are insignificant compared to HIV,…

The NCA presents “Dissertation of the Year” award to former UW Comm student

Former student Fahed Al-Sumait recently received the “Dissertation of the Year” award through the International and Intercultural division of the National Communication Association (NCA). Al-Sumait completed his B.A. in 1998 and his Ph.D. in 2011, both from the UW Department…

Consensus or controversy: Ceccarelli is awarded for tackling this heated debate

Is the question of global warming really a controversial issue or is it just framed as such by politicians, and the like, even though the majority of scientists agree on the facts? UW Communication Associate Professor and Associate Chair Leah…

Bennett Speaks On Societal Change via New Media

On December 15, Professor Lance Bennett delivered a keynote address at Tsinghua University, Beijing, at an International Symposium on the Future of Global Communication and Journalism Education: “Changing Media, Changing Societies: New Challenges for Journalism Education.” He also delivered a…

Jennifer McClearen, left, a graduate student in the Department of Communication, talks with undergraduate honors student Sean Wong about his research project, "A.S. Roma, Seattle Sounders and Female Soccer Fans: A Study of Fandom."

By Kristina Bowman – This year’s honors students will research topics including the reinforcement of bipartisanship in the media, speech codes in an urban community, Internet pornography and others. The students presented their research topics on Wednesday to faculty and…

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