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by Andrew J. Bottomley on April 24, 2012

The Comm Arts department is pleased to announce the addition of Amy Schultz as an Undergraduate Advisor. Comm Arts continues to grow as one of the most popular majors on campus, and Amy arrives as a great asset to help our faculty and staff meet the academic and career advising needs of our more than 800 undergraduate majors and applicants.

by Michele Hilmes on April 18, 2012

What is the current state of the entertainment industry? How have new technologies and changes in business models affected film and television as we have come to know them? These are some of the issues that Stephen P.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on April 18, 2012

The 2012 Wisconsin Film Festival kicks off today, Wednesday, April 18th. The festival will run for five days (April 18-22), showing more than 150 films on nine screens spread throughout the city of Madison.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on March 29, 2012

This past January, UW-Madison senior and Comm Arts major Colton James Boettcher made public a music video promoting the pro-gay, anti-discrimination message of the It Gets Better Project.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on March 06, 2012

A few weeks ago, Comm Arts Professor Catalina Toma was interviewed on the Joy Cardin show on Wisconsin Public Radio's (WPR) Ideas Network, wher

by Andrew J. Bottomley on March 02, 2012

If you are currently an undergraduate student majoring in Comm Arts, there are numerous scholarship and paid internship opportunities available to you. Among those currently on offer this semester are the Charline M. Wackman Awards, which are available to majors who are "bona fide residents of the State of Wisconsin" and who will be continuing students in the fall. Wackman scholars are selected in the spring and the scholarships are distributed in the fall.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on February 22, 2012

2012 may only be a little over a month old, but film Professor J.J. Murphy's year has been off to an incredibly busy start and it will only be getting busier in the next couple months.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on February 13, 2012

The Department of Communication Arts is pleased to announce that Mary K. Huelsbeck will be joining us as the new Assistant Director of the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research.

by Michele Hilmes on February 10, 2012

CSI, The Good Wife, NCIS, Criminal Minds, The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men: the CBS network leads in primetime ratings with this stellar program line-up, under the direction of

by Andrew J. Bottomley on January 30, 2012

When the lights went down on Friday, January 20th, for the UW Cinematheque’s first screening of 2012, viewers were treated to the best possible presentation of 35mm film to be found in the Madison region.

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