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UW Students, Faculty, and Alumni Honored at 2017 NCA Reception

Department colleagues, friends and supporters gathered last month in Dallas for the UW Communication Annual NCA Reception. NCA’s 103rd Annual Convention celebrated “Our Legacy, Our Relevance.” According to Ronald L. Jackson II, NCA First Vice President, the convention presented “compelling…

Join Your Fellow Huskies in Dallas: NCA Reception 17

You’re invited to join fellow Huskies colleagues, and friends for refreshments and appetizers at the UW Department of Communication Annual NCA Reception. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to eat, drink and network! RSVP HERE The reception will take…

Faculty Friday: Valerie Manusov

Read about Professor Valerie Manusov in a Faculty Friday featured in The Whole U.  

Department Seeking Assistant Professor

Review of Applications: Oct 2, 2017 (Start Date: Sept 16, 2018)
Questions? Email: Dr. Valerie Manusov (

The Mind, Body, Communication Connection

It is a common chant heard throughout childhood: “stick and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” As they mature, many an adult learns that this playground adage is anything but true. Words have a unique…

Faculty and Graduate Students Answer “Communication’s Civic Callings”

The UW Department of Communication had a strong showing in Philadelphia at the National Communication Association’s (NCA) 102nd Annual Convention. This year, participants demonstrated “how mass and mediated communication is uniquely situated to engage audiences and communities in various forms…

Faculty Colloquia

November 30, 2016 | 3:30 PM | CMU 126 Three faculty — Leah Ceccarelli, Mako Hill, and Valerie Manusov — will talk about current research projects. This is an opportunity for faculty and graduate students to see what colleagues are…

Study by Dr. Manusov Selected as JOFC 2015 Article of the Year

The Journal of Family Communication has selected “When Family Talk is Difficult: Making Sense of Nonverbal Communication at the End-of-Life,” written by Professor Valerie Manusov, as its 2015 Article of the Year. Dr. Manusov co-authored the article with Maureen Keeley,…

Northeastern professor visiting to discuss mobile media as communication alternative

Meryl Alper, an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Northeastern University, will be visiting the UW Department of Communication on May 25 to talk about a group of mobile users who challenge the normative construct. Join us; all are welcome….

Recent Ph.D. grad wins ICA’s Outstanding Dissertation Award

Meara Faw (Ph.D., 2014) received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the International Communication Association’s (ICA) Interpersonal Communication Division. The selection committee was “impressed by the quality of the dissertation research and how it extends our knowledge of social support, and…

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