by Michael Trevis on March 26, 2014

What is the importance of rhetoric? How does language affect our daily lives, ideas, beliefs, and behaviors? These are just some of the questions that the new blog Rhetorically Speaking hopes to explore.

by Vance Kepley on March 13, 2014

The Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Sloper to the position of the Head Film Archivist. As the WCFTR Film Archivist, Amy will oversee the Center's rich collection of films and television episodes, nearly 20,000 titles in all. Her duties will also include teaching one course annually in archival theory and practice in the UW School of Library and Information Studies.

by Michael Trevis on March 07, 2014

UW-Madison has received the #1 ranking from QS World University Rankings for Communication & Media Studies.  

by Michael Trevis on February 20, 2014

A year from now, Professor Lyn Van Swol's CA 368: Theory and Practice of Persuasion will be in full-swing as a blended course. Blended courses have a substantial online component while retaining face-to-face time in class, and have gained popularity in recent years.

by Michael Trevis on February 13, 2014

Jason Cohen (left) speaking with Matthew Boger.


by Michael Trevis on February 07, 2014

Last March, we published a story on two Communication Arts courses, CA 100 and CA 260, that will be offered online during Summer 2014. Now that the summer session is only a few months away, we thought it was a good time to catch up with Dr. Sarah Jedd and Professor Sara McKinnon to see how their preparations are going.

by Michael Trevis on January 30, 2014

Communication Arts Professor Rob Asen has received a Kellett Mid-Career Faculty Researcher Award from the Graduate School Research Committee at UW-Madison.

by Michael Trevis on January 27, 2014

The Department of Communications Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor to teach two courses per semester: a course in 2D character animation, as well as a second course in Visual Effects, 3D character animation, Story Design, or area of specialization.

by Michael Trevis on January 23, 2014

From right to left: Tony Tran, Derek Long, Kit Hughes, Peter Sengstock, Eric Hoyt.

by Michael Trevis on December 20, 2013

On the last day of lecture this semester, students in Eric Hoyt’s CA 155: Intro to Digital Media Production course walked out of the freezing cold and into an awards show.

The first-ever Hoyty Awards were held Thursday, December 12th in Vilas Hall. Part screening, part competition, and above all an end-of-semester celebration, the Hoyty Awards recognize outstanding group video projects produced in CA 155.