Between the classroom and the career lies the internship. An internship gives students the opportunity to shadow their prospective career path of choice, gaining industry connections and cultivating the exact skills needed to succeed. Undergraduate Mitch Weckerly found his internship on BuckyNet, a UW resource he recommends as an excellent place for students searching for summer internships or entry-level positions.
Every year, the Communication Arts department gives back to its students with a series of scholarships aimed to help Comm Arts’ hardest working majors. These scholarships are possible through the generosity of our alumni and friends. This week marks students’ last chance to apply for a trio of excellent opportunities: The Charline M.
Kent Jones will be in Madison this Thursday, April 18, giving a talk entitled “What is Authorship in Cinema?” at 4 p.m. in Vilas Hall 4070. Jones is a prominent film critic and filmmaker, and holds an important place in American film culture as Director of Programming for the New York Film Festival. Emeritus Professor David Bordwell will introduce him.
Communication Arts alumn Adam Schweitzer ('99) was recently named a winner of the Wisconsin Alumni Association's "Forward Under 40" award. With Dar Rollins, another UW graduate, he is a partner at International Creative Management (ICM), one of the largest talent agencies in the world.
There are many ways to spend one’s retirement. Some buy a timeshare in Palm Springs, some sign up for weekly bridge games, but if you are UW-Madison graduate Donna Remmert, you self-publish a trilogy of coming-of-age novels instead. Author of “The Littlest Big Kid,” “The Jitterbug Girl,” and “Head Over Heels,” Donna Remmert has found a new career as a memoirist, drawing on memories of her time here at UW-Madison. Ms.
Every other Wednesday at noon, listen to Professor Karma Chavez’s voice reach far past her classroom on WORT-FM 89.9’s “A Public Affair.” “A Public Affair” is a daily, hour-long segment that “aims to engage listeners in a conversation on social, cultural, and political issues of importance,” WORT 89.9’s website reports, featuring interviews with guests ranging from “local activists and scholars to notable national and international figures.”
Communication Arts teaching will go online in summer 2014, thanks to the efforts of Professor Sara McKinnon and Dr. Sarah Jedd. Both instructors won Distance Education Initiative grants from the Division of Continuing Studies/Summer Sessions to develop online versions of their highly successful introductory courses.