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by Andrew J. Bottomley on November 18, 2011

Professor Karma R. Chávez has just been selected as the 2011-12 recipient of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for the Humanities’ First Book Project Award.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on November 18, 2011

This fall, the media and cultural studies group blog Antenna: Responses to Media & Culture celebrates its two-year anniversary.

by Peter G. Sengstock on October 31, 2011

At the 2011 Department of Communication Arts Awards Luncheon, Lee de Boer (B.A. ’74) received the second annual Outstanding Alumnus Award for his many accomplishments in television, cable, and new media. Perhaps his biggest accomplishment was his role as one of the principal architects of Time-Warner’s Home Box Office (HBO) expansion.

by Peter G. Sengstock on October 31, 2011

Too often the mention of summer internships conjures up images of endless hours of copying, answering multiple phone lines, and fetching coffee.  But an increasing number of Comm Arts interns are making tweets instead of copies and answering Facebook posts rather than phones.

by Peter G. Sengstock on October 31, 2011

With the support of the Madison Initiative for Undergraduates (MIU), the Comm Arts Department will offer a new digital media production class next fall.  Introduction to Digital Media Production, a hands-on project-based course, will teach students  basic digital media production skills in areas such as web design and programming, high-definition video shooting/editing, digital audio production, and linear and non-linear storytelling.

by Peter G. Sengstock on October 31, 2011

Are you thinking about introducing your 70 year old grandmother, mother, or friend to Facebook? Do you think you’ll be successful? According to graduate student Michael Braun’s (BA ’06, MA ’11) research on older adult’s use of social networking sites, three factors will help predict your success rate.

by Peter G. Sengstock on May 17, 2011

Carla Pentimone, a Communication Arts graduate and forward on the national champion women's hockey team, recently received congratulations from College of Letters & Science 

by Peter G. Sengstock on May 11, 2011

Undergraduate Communication Arts majors Bobby Gryzynger & Nickolas Good were recognized in Year of the Arts Student Awards at the 2011 Awards in the Creative Arts.

by Peter G. Sengstock on May 04, 2011

Thanks to an historic agreement between the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the government of Taiwan, the film archive of the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research will receive a trove of 35mm films representing some of the best work of the New Taiwanese Cinema.

by Peter G. Sengstock on April 13, 2011

In Madison to present their newest films at the 13th AnnualWisconsin Film Festival, independent film directors Brett Haley and Alex Ross Perry spoke to Communication Arts students about their experiences in writing, producing, and directing independent films.

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