2011-12 was a highly successful school year for the Comm Arts department with numerous faculty members and graduate students receiving prestigious awards, fellowships, and distinctions. Indeed, the number of accolades is too great to list here in its entirety, but what follows are some of the more notable accomplishments earned both inside and outside UW-Madison:
Every year, the department has the pleasure of giving out a handful of awards and scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students majoring in Communication Arts. We are proud to announce the recipients for 2011-12:
Each semester, hundreds of undergraduates from across UW-Madison take Comm Arts 100, Introduction to Speech Composition. Part of the university's Communication-A requirement, the course is designed to help students write and deliver effective speeches, as well as to understand the rhetorical principles of effective (and ethical) public discourse. During the semester, each student writes and delivers four original speeches—an introductory speech, an informative speech, a commemorative speech, and a persuasive speech.
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.
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.
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.