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The Future Belongs to the Fearless: Student Journalists & the 2008 Presidential Campaign
MCDM and Rising from Ruins
Professor Gerry Phillipsen is giving the National Communication Association's prestigious Carroll C. Arnold Distinguished Lecture at the November, 2008 convention.
Professor W. Lance Bennett is the 2008 recipient of the James D. Clowes Award for the Advancement of Learning Communities. The honor recognizes Bennett's wide-ranging and innovative projects through the Center for Communication and Civic Engagement.
Associate Professor Patricia Moy is the 2008 recipient of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication's Krieghbaum Under-40 Award. The award honors AEJMC members under 40 who have shown outstanding achievement and effort in all three AEJMC areas: teaching, research and public service.
Senior Lecturer Lisa Coutu is one of six UW instructors to receive a 2008 Teaching Excellence Award from UW Educational Outreach. Coutu was recognized for her work in distance learning.
Communication students Judy Vue and Nina Huang were each awarded a $1,500 scholarship from the Seattle Professional Chapter of the Association for Women in Communications. The awards were presented at a dinner at the Seattle Yacht Club.
Five UW journalism students attended the 2008 UNITY convention in Chicago. UNITY is a coalition of the Asian American Journalists Association, the National Association of Black Journalists, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the Native American Journalists Association. Read reflections on the conference from our attendees and one of our recent graduates.
UW students Meghan Peters and Camden Swita were SPJ national finalists in the Mark of Excellence Breaking News Reporting category for their story: "UW staff member slain in Gould Hall."
Focus on Alumni
Alumni Hall of Fame: Class of 2008
Columnsí 100 Notable Alumni Includes 12 from Communication
Timothy Egan: B.A., '81
Lou Gellerman: B.A., '59
Christine Gregoire: B.A., '71
Ed Guthman: B.A., '44
David Horsey: B.A., '75
Bryan Monroe: B.A., '87
Eric Nalder: B.A., '68
Assunta Ng: M.A., '79
Norm Rice: B.A., '72
Dolores Sibonga: B.A., '52
Robb Weller: B.A., '72
Read "Our Wondrous One Hundred" in the June 2008 issue of Columns.
Updates from Alumni
Ed Guthman: B.A., 1944
Communication Alumni Club
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