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Benjamin Mako Hill Receives NSF CAREER Award

In April 2021, Assistant Professor Benjamin Mako Hill received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The CAREER award supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education, and to lead advances in the mission of their department or … Read More

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UWCOM Shines at NCA 2020

The 106th National Communication Association NCA Annual Convention was held virtually from November 19-22, 2020. In addition to presenting papers and leading panels, Department of Communication faculty and students have earned much-deserved recognition for their academic explorations and scholarship. Read below for more details: Top 4 Student Papers in the Rhetoric of Science, Technology, and … Read More

Matthew Powers & Adrienne Russell Release New Book

The world of media has transformed so rapidly that many traditional ways of studying the relationships between media and society may no longer suffice. In Rethinking Media Research for Changing Societies, an edited volume by the Center for Journalism, Media, and Democracy (CJMD) co-directors Matthew Powers and Adrienne Russell, some of the world’s leading theorists … Read More