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by Andrew J. Bottomley on February 22, 2012

2012 may only be a little over a month old, but film Professor J.J. Murphy's year has been off to an incredibly busy start and it will only be getting busier in the next couple months.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on February 13, 2012

The Department of Communication Arts is pleased to announce that Mary K. Huelsbeck will be joining us as the new Assistant Director of the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research.

by Michele Hilmes on February 10, 2012

CSI, The Good Wife, NCIS, Criminal Minds, The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men: the CBS network leads in primetime ratings with this stellar program line-up, under the direction of

by Andrew J. Bottomley on January 30, 2012

When the lights went down on Friday, January 20th, for the UW Cinematheque’s first screening of 2012, viewers were treated to the best possible presentation of 35mm film to be found in the Madison region.

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.

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