Comm Arts professor Jonathan Gray has published a new book that provides an overview of the academic field of television studies, including a survey of the discipline's origins, central ideas, and key thinkers and works.
Internships have become one of the most valuable resources available today for undergraduate students preparing for successful careers, especially in the media and entertainment industries.
Every semester a number of Communication Arts majors are placed in professional internships. Comm Arts alumni have helped to make many of these internships possible, reaching out to help students at a formative stage in their career. Students, alumni, and faculty alike agree that an internship can be one of the most valuable experiences undergraduates can have as they make decisions about their future life and work.
A team of five UW-Madison students, including Comm Arts major Emily Christopher, has been selected as one of three finalists in a nationwide marketing competition sponsored by American Eagle Outfitters (AE), a prominent clothing retailer with over 930 stores in North America.
UW Comm Arts alumn Stuart Brotman recently co-authored an article on this issue.
On Thursday evening, Comm Arts Rhetoric professor Rob Asen joined UW colleagues Nan Enstad from History and Keith Woodward from Geography on a panel discussing "Beyond Zuccotti Park: Why the Occupy Movement Matters." Prompted by moderator Judy Davidoff of The Isthmus, the three debated the significance and impact of the Occupy movement and took questions from an audience of more than 150.
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.