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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.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on November 28, 2011

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

by Michele Hilmes on November 28, 2011

Communication Arts graduate student Michael Braun won a Top Student Paper prize at the National Communications Association 97th Annual Convention in New Orleans earlier this month.

by Michele Hilmes on November 18, 2011

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.

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