by Lori Lopez on October 09, 2017
A man points a 16mm film camera at a woman standing in front of him.

The weekend of October 13-15, students and Madison community members have the opportunity to see three brand new films at Madison’s Asian American Media Spotlight.  This annual event, now in i

by Michael Trevis on September 25, 2017
Filmmaker Charles Burnett meets with Communication Arts students.

On Friday, the filmmaker Charles Burnett met with about two dozen undergraduate and graduate students from Communication Arts media production courses.

by Michael Trevis on September 21, 2017
Ali Walton and Ryan Holtz on the red carpet at the 69th Emmy Awards in 2017.

Communication Arts students Ali Walton and Ryan Holtz both worked at the 69th Emmy Awards on Sunday.

by Michael Trevis on September 15, 2017
Undergraduate advisor Steffie Halverson sits at a park table on East Campus mall.

Meet Steffie Halverson, the new undergraduate advisor in Communication Arts.

by Michael Trevis on September 06, 2017
UW-Madison students walk through Library Mall. Photo By Jeff Miller/UW-Madison.

Welcome, students! And for many of you, welcome back! The fall semester is underway and it's bound to be a great one.

by Michael Trevis on August 02, 2017
Image of a microphone in front of a computer monitor showing

It was announced today that the PodcastRE project will receive a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

by Michael Trevis on June 06, 2017

One can accomplish a lot in thirty-six years. In thirty-six years, Professor Vance Kepley wrote two books and about two dozen articles, all the while becoming a leading scholar on Russian and Soviet cinema. In that same timespan, he was chair of the Department of Communication Arts for several years, as well as director of the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research for several more.

by Michael Trevis on May 10, 2017
A graduating Comm Arts major's mortarboard reads, "That's a wrap!"

You’ve worked hard, played hard, and studied harder.

by Michael Trevis on April 28, 2017

It was July 2016. The days were sunny and warm, and some people were out and about playing Pokémon Go. A lot of them, in fact.

by Michael Trevis on April 14, 2017
Professor Emerita Michele Hilmes

Communication Arts Professor Emerita Michele Hilmes has received the Distinguished Career Achievement Award from the Society For Cinema and Media Studies!