Unlocking Career Success Through Speech Skills Panel

The Center for Speech & Debate hosted a panel "Unlocking Career Success Through Speech Skills" on Thursday, November 2. The three panelists, all UW and Center for Speech & Debate alumni, discussed how public speaking had helped them develop their careers as communications professionals. They shared specific tips on careers in comms and addressed audience questions.   Panelists ... >>

What AOC can teach you about public speaking

In this video, CSD tutor Jamie Christiansen examines how Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez uses style and argument in her response to Ted Yoho. Jamie translates this effective speech into some tips to improve your next speech. Originally created for her COM 320: Advanced Public Speaking class, Jamie has agreed to share this resource with the CSD.

CSD Debate: Who was the greatest heavyweight of all time: Joe Louis or Muhammad Ali?

The “Rhetoric and/as Boxing” course moderated a heavyweight debate. Two high profile boxing writers debated the resolution: “Who was the greatest heavyweight of all time? Joe Louis or Muhammed Ali?” Arguing for Louis was Bernard Fernandez, a 2020 inductee into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Arguing for Ali was longtime Ring Magazine Managing Editor, Tom Gray. We followed a ... >>

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