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by Andrew J. Bottomley on January 24, 2012

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.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on January 17, 2012

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.

by Michele Hilmes on January 12, 2012

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.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on January 10, 2012

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.

by Michele Hilmes on December 19, 2011

UW Comm Arts alumn Stuart Brotman recently co-authored an article on this issue.

by Michele Hilmes on December 19, 2011

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.

by Michele Hilmes on December 15, 2011

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.

by Michele Hilmes on December 13, 2011

The Wisconsin Center for Film & Theater Research (WCFTR), a partnership between the Communication Arts department and the Wisconsin Historical Society, has been awarded a $200,000 grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

by Michele Hilmes on December 09, 2011

For the second year in a row, Communication Arts graduate student Kyurim Kyoung won a Top Student Paper prize from the National Communications Association.

by Michele Hilmes on December 09, 2011

Comm Arts faculty alumns David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson were recently featured in Roger Ebert’s Journal on the topic of where critics and scholars habitually sit at the movies.

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