by Michael Trevis on February 24, 2017
CA 659 students work together to prepare a video camera.

It’s the year 2017 and crowdfunding films has become commonplace. Making a good film almost always requires at least a small financial investment, and sites like and make it easy for both filmmakers and donors to fund projects. Given the utility and real-world application of crowdfunding, the capstone film production course at UW-Madison, CA 659: Advanced Motion Picture Production Workshop, has made fundraising a part of the curriculum for the last three years.

by Michael Trevis on February 17, 2017
Students play an Atari game during class in the new Living Room Lab.

Last summer marked the beginning of a new construction project in Vilas Hall’s Instructional Media Center (IMC).

by Michael Trevis on February 10, 2017
Communication Arts graduate student Taylor Miller chats with Dean John Karl Scholz and Comm Arts Chair Mike Xenos at the 2016 Teaching Assistant Awards Reception.


by Michael Trevis on December 22, 2016
Professor Lori Kido Lopez giving a talk at a podium next to a projector screen.

On December 8th, Communication Arts Assistant Professor Lori Kido Lopez gave her talk Limits of Racebending in the Struggle for Asian American R

by Michael Trevis on December 13, 2016
Logo of The Media Center at Peabody, depicting Peabody's profile silhouette above text.

Most people are familiar with the Peabody Awards, the distinguished awards given for a variety of media since 1940.

by Stephen Lucas on December 01, 2016
Image of Lloyd F. Bitzer.


by Michael Trevis on November 03, 2016
Maiya Weber and Erica Tisdale stand next to each other outside Vilas Hall.
by Michael Trevis on October 21, 2016
Professor Stephen E. Lucas

Evjue-Bascom Professor of the Humanities Stephen Lucas has had a very distinguished career, spanning over four decades of rhetorical scholarship.

by Michael Trevis on October 05, 2016

On Sunday, October 9 at 2:00pm, the feature documentary The People’s Republic of Love will premiere in Madison's Asian American Media Spotlight. The

by Michael Trevis on September 23, 2016
Two Comm Arts-themed sweatshirts on a red and white background.

Want to show off your Comm Arts pride? Need something more official for academic and professional events?

Well, you’re in luck!