Matt McGarrity Breaks Down DNC and RNC Speeches on Q13

As the general election kicks into high gear, Q13 News invited Principal Lecturer and rhetoric expert Matt McGarrity to help analyze speeches at both the Democratic National Convention (DNC) held in Philadelphia and the Republican National Convention (RNC) held in…

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…

UW Debate Union presents 3rd Annual Philipsen Debate Forum

The University of Washington Debate Union presents the 3rd Annual Gerry Philipsen Debate Forum, a public debate on “Resolved: The State of Washington should pass I-732 to adopt a carbon tax.” The Philipsen Forum is an annual event hosted by…

Matt McGarrity gives insight into language of Donald Trump on Q13

Following two Donald Trump events in Washington state last weekend, Q13 News invited Principal Lecturer and rhetoric expert Matt McGarrity to the set to give insight into the language practices of Trump. McGarrity, who calls Trump “a blessing for rhetorical…

UW Debate closes out the Western Policy Debate Championship in semifinals and takes home eight speaker awards.

The University of Washington Debate Union ended its competition season on a high note, barely missing out on reaching the single-elimination phase of the Cross-Examination Debate Association (CEDA) National Championship tournament. The CEDA National tournament, which came on the heels…

NCA Distinguished Scholar to visit UW Comm for book talk on George Washington, Newburgh Crisis

NCA Distinguished Scholar Stephen Browne will be visiting UW Comm to talk about his book “The Ides of War: George Washington and the Newburgh Crisis.” Join us; all are welcome. WHEN: Wednesday, April 20 at 3:30 p.m. WHERE: CMU 126…

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…

The sophomore team of Michael Elizondo and McKenna Mains with their first place trophy. They were co-champions of the JV competition with fellow UW debaters Rohan Hiatt and Keanan Taute.

Last year, the nation’s largest winter break policy debate tournaments were held in Southern California. This year, the tournaments moved northward, to the UC-Berkeley campus outside San Francisco. For the UW Debate Union policy debate team, it made no difference….

Devoted 26 years to UW Comm, Barbara Warnick valued for commitment to students, field of rhetoric

No matter who you talk to, three things ring true about Barbara Warnick: her undying commitment to her students, the field of rhetoric, and the UW Department of Communication for 26 years of her career in academia. Warnick joined the…

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