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by Michael Trevis on March 24, 2016
Two dozen people with ties to UW-Madison pose for a picture during the Radio Preservation Task Force Conference.

If one wanted to know what a couple of dozen people with ties to UW-Madison Communication Arts were doing February 26-27, they’d need look no further than the Radio Preservation Task Force Conference. The conference, hosted at the Library of Congress and the University of Maryland, was titled “Save America’s Radio Heritage” and focused on the preservation of radio history.

by Michael Trevis on March 11, 2016

What do the films Silicon Cowboys (2016) and The Smart Studios Story (2016) have in common? Quite a lot, actually! For one, both are documentaries about start-ups in the early 1980s that had significant impacts in their respective industries before faltering in the 2000s. Secondly, the filmmakers are connected to UW-Madison and the Department of Communication Arts.

by Michael Trevis on March 01, 2016
A cartoon bear sits impatiently as it suffers through call-waiting.

We’ve all been there: sitting at home or at work, phone to our ear, listening to the third, fourth, or fifth loop of smooth jazz music play over t

by Michael Trevis on February 19, 2016
Andrew Bottomley portrait with Grainger building in the background.

Published twice a year, the Journal of Radio & Audio Media (JRAM) aims to promote scholarly discussions concerni

by Michael Trevis on February 10, 2016
Professor JJ Murphy sitting in a classroom instructing students off-camera.

It is relatively rare for a named professorship to be bestowed upon a faculty member.

by Anonymous on January 19, 2016
by Michael Trevis on December 11, 2015
Professor Karma Chávez talking at a podium.

Associate Professor Karma Chávez has received two awards from the National Communication Association (NCA)!

by Michael Trevis on November 16, 2015
Photo of Eric Crosby by Bryan Conley

In October, former UW Communication Arts Ph.D. candidate Eric Crosby began work as the Richard Armstrong Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA) in Pittsburgh.

by Michael Trevis on October 27, 2015
A black and white picture of a black woman being arrested by two police officers.

We the 350: Stories of Poverty, Racism, and Incarceration in Wisconsin

Written & Directed by T. Banks and Sara McKinnon

by Michael Trevis on October 22, 2015
Professor Kathleen Hall Jamieson seated at a desk.

The 33rd Annual Conference of the Association of Politics and the Life Sciencestakes place at UW-Madison on the 23rd and 24th of October

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