Comm student wins major diversity scholarship


Whitworth communication major Esther Brown is a recipient of a Sinclair Broadcast Diversity Scholarship for 2020. She is one of only ten students across the Western United States to achieve this recognition. Sinclair Broadcasting Group sponsors the scholarships, which are designed support college students from under-represented groups who are interested…

Top paper honors at AEJMC


Comm Studies professor Dr. Erica Salkin and recent Whitworth graduate Colin Messke received the Laurence R. Campbell Research Award from the Scholastic Journalism Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication for their paper "Opting In: Free Expression Statements at Private Universities and Colleges in the U.S."…

Visiting Journalist Karama Horne


The Department of Communication Studies is excited to announce that freelance journalist and SyFy Wire contributing editor Karama Horne will visit Whitworth this fall as the 2019 Flora Distinguished Visiting Journalist. Horne will deliver her lecture, The Daily Planet: Geek Journalism in the Age of Streaming Media on Tuesday, October…

2018 Flora Distinguished Visiting Journalist: Jeff Cable


He started his career in marketing, but photography was his passion. Now, Jeff Cable travels the world to capture its visual stories, including the sidelines of the last six Olympic Games. He'll bring the stories of his journey and his favorite images to Whitworth this fall as the 2018 Flora…

Comm Students Meet Christianity Today Head


[caption id="attachment_565" align="alignleft" width="300"] Harold Smith, president and CEO of Christianity Today (center), joined by (l. to r.) Mcihaela Mulligan, Emma Phillips, Madaline Bond and Cambria Pilger.[/caption] Harold Smith, president and CEO of Christianity Today. Smith was on the Whitworth campus May 10 as guest of former Whitworth University president…

Amy Peloff: Feminism and Popular Culture


Humanities Washington's Speakers Bureau and Whitworth Women's and Gender Studies will welcome Amy Peloff, a professor at the University of Washington, to campus on Tuesday April 17th. Amy Peloff's lecture will focus on what it means to be a feminist in a media-saturated world. She will also discuss how pop…

Natsihi takes top honors in 2017 ASPA contest


Congratulations to Whitworth's yearbook, the Natsihi, on being named "Most Outstanding University Yearbook For 2017" in the American Scholastic Press Association Yearbook and Magazine Awards! The yearbook also placed first out of college and university yearbooks serving student bodies of 1701-2500 students. Natsihi is advised by Tad Wisenor, a Whitworth alum…
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