Recap: UW Comm in China

UW Innovation Summit Speakers

Communication professor Gina Neff (second from right), Ph.D. grad and head of IMAX China Jiande Chen (second from left), and Alumni Hall of Fame member and former governor Chris Gregoire (third from left) stand with the other speakers at the UW Innovation Summit in Shanghai. Photo by Dan Schlatter/University of Washington

The UW was busy in China last week during a trip used to strengthen ties with international business leaders and spread the Pac-12’s globalization initiative. The Department of Communication was present in big ways – here are some of the articles published throughout the weekend that chronicle UW Comm’s involvement:

An account of the first UW Innovation Summit, where Communication professor Gina Neff spoke, was picked up by UW’s News and Information team:

In a blog for the Office of Global Affairs about connecting Washington to the world, Gina Neff writes about what innovation looks like at Disney Research China:

Recent alumnus Erik Erickson and journalism student Olivia Fuller were on assignment for The Daily – Erickson mostly covering events related to the basketball game and Fuller producing videos for Double Shot. The Seattle Times published two of their pieces together: