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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…

Lisa Coutu discusses war and media in upcoming symposium

Next month, Principal Lecturer Lisa Coutu will be participating in a symposium titled “The Military, the Media, and Discussions of War.” She will be joined on the panel by Tacoma News Tribune correspondent Adam Ashton and Colonel David Johnson who…

Lisa Coutu to give final Inaugural Lecture of this academic year

Lisa Coutu will be the final presenter in the Communication Department’s 2013-14 Inaugural Lecture Series. In this series, recently promoted full professors and principal lecturers in the Department of Communication offer reflective, autobiographical lectures on the questions and ideas that…

Valerie Manusov studies role of nonverbal cues in relationships, published in Interpersona

Professor Valerie Manusov wanted to see how nonverbal cues are viewed in relationships. She raised the question, and invited two former UW Communication Ph.D. students Tony Docan-Morgan and Jessica Harvey to join her in creating a study and writing a…

Recent Ph.D. grad sweeps dissertation awards with recognition on three levels

UPDATE: In addition to the Faculty Award for Outstanding Completed Research from the UW Department of Communication and the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the NCA, John Crowley has now won the Interpersonal Division Dissertation Award from the International Communication Association…

Photo courtesy Danny Stofleth

UW Communication Ph.D. student Danny Stofleth was awarded a campus-wide Bonderman Travel Fellowship, which offers the opportunity to “engage in independent exploration and travel abroad.” He will be voyaging to at least Nepal, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Burma, Egypt, Turkey, Jordan,…

Parks receives second Woolbert Research Award

Professor Malcolm (Mac) Parks shares the Charles H. Woolbert Research Award given by the National Communication Association with UW alum Kory Floyd. The award is given annually by the National Communication Association to an article published more than 10 years…

Parks delivers Scheidel Faculty Lecture on science of personal relationship and networks

On April 29, Dr. Malcolm Parks delivered the Thomas M. Scheidel Annual Faculty Lecture on “Deeply Connected: The Science of Personal Relationships and Networks.” Parks is a professor in the UW Department of Communication. The quality of our personal relationships…

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