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.
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.
Professor Robert Asen's book Invoking the Invisible Hand: Social Security and the Privatization Debates (Michigan State University Press, 2009) was recently selected as the winner of the 2011 Kohrs-Campbell Prize in Rhet
Everyone needs friends. The Communication Arts Department is lucky to have a distinguished group of them, known as CAPS, or Communication Arts Partners. Some are alumni of the UW, some are current and former faculty; all take a generous and helpful interest in the department and how to keep it strong and innovative. Twice a year they come together in Madison to discuss the progress of the department and its students.