by Michael Trevis on September 27, 2018

Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, actor, and Communication Arts alum Brian Stack (’88) visited UW–Madison on September 14.

by Michael Trevis on September 10, 2018

It is with great enthusiasm that we announce Professor Rob Asen is the 2018 recipient of the Golden Anniversary Monograph Award from the National Communication Association (NCA).

by Michael Trevis on September 02, 2018

Join us for a symposium with UW–Madison alumni documentary producers Justine Nagan, Raney Aronson-Rath, and Libby Geist. Attend one or two discussions with the filmmakers, as well as free screenings of their recent films.


Careers in Documentary – Friday, Sept. 7, 10:00am-12:00pm

Documentary Aesthetics + Politics - Friday, Sept. 7, 2:00-4:00pm 


Typeface – Justine Nagan in person! – Thursday, Sept. 6, 7:00pm

Documenting Hate: Charlottesville – Friday, Sept. 7, 5:00pm

by Michael Trevis on August 29, 2018

Welcome, students! The fall semester is right around the corner and many of you have just moved in, recently switched apartments, or have been enjoying summer in Madison, awaiting the arrival of the new semester.

by Michael Trevis on May 24, 2018

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

Well, you’re in luck!

Comm Arts has launched an online store featuring a variety of clothing options. The store is accepting orders for the next ten days and will close at 11:59pm Monday, June 11th. The two links below take you to the same store, but with different shipping options.

by Michael Xenos on May 11, 2018

The school year has come to a close and so have your times as undergraduate students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

by Eric Hoyt on April 11, 2018
Old cabinet folders.

Decades before the creation of podcasts, TED Talks, and NPR programming, the National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB) utilized radio technology to educate and inform the American public.

by Michael Trevis on April 05, 2018
Silhouette of someone watching a bright television screen.

From the spring of 2015 through the fall of 2016, Professor Karyn Riddle and four graduate students at UW–Madison researched and wrote a new paper on the nature of TV binge-watching. After a lengthy peer review process, the paper will be published in the journal Psychology of Popular Media Culture in the coming months.

by Kelley Conway on March 12, 2018
Filmmaker Damien Chazelle explores the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research with Head Film Archivist Amy Sloper.

The UW-Cinematheque and the Department of Communication Arts hosted film director Damien Chazelle on February 23-24, 2018.