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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.

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.

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