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by Michele Hilmes on December 15, 2011

Congratulations to all you Communication Arts majors graduating this semester!  More than 60 of you will receive your diploma on Sunday, and we in the department want to recognize your achievement and wish you well with the next stage of your life.  We enjoyed getting to know you.

by Michele Hilmes on December 13, 2011

The Wisconsin Center for Film & Theater Research (WCFTR), a partnership between the Communication Arts department and the Wisconsin Historical Society, has been awarded a $200,000 grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

by Michele Hilmes on December 09, 2011

Comm Arts faculty alumns David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson were recently featured in Roger Ebert’s Journal on the topic of where critics and scholars habitually sit at the movies.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on November 28, 2011

Professor Robert Asen's book Invoking the Invisible Hand: Social Security and the Privatization Debates (Michigan State University Press, 2009) was recently selected as the winner of the 2011 Kohrs-Campbell Prize in Rhet

by Andrew J. Bottomley on November 18, 2011

Professor Karma R. Chávez has just been selected as the 2011-12 recipient of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for the Humanities’ First Book Project Award.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on November 18, 2011

This fall, the media and cultural studies group blog Antenna: Responses to Media & Culture celebrates its two-year anniversary.

by Peter G. Sengstock on October 31, 2011

Too often the mention of summer internships conjures up images of endless hours of copying, answering multiple phone lines, and fetching coffee.  But an increasing number of Comm Arts interns are making tweets instead of copies and answering Facebook posts rather than phones.

by Peter G. Sengstock on May 17, 2011

Carla Pentimone, a Communication Arts graduate and forward on the national champion women's hockey team, recently received congratulations from College of Letters & Science 

by Peter G. Sengstock on May 11, 2011

Undergraduate Communication Arts majors Bobby Gryzynger & Nickolas Good were recognized in Year of the Arts Student Awards at the 2011 Awards in the Creative Arts.

by Peter G. Sengstock on May 04, 2011

Thanks to an historic agreement between the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the government of Taiwan, the film archive of the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research will receive a trove of 35mm films representing some of the best work of the New Taiwanese Cinema.