by Michael Trevis on October 06, 2015

Communication Arts Professor Lori Kido Lopez created an event called Madison’s Asian American Media Spotlight in partnership with Cinematheque and WUD Film.  Five Asian American films will make t

by Michael Trevis on August 26, 2015
Assistant Professor Lori Kido Lopez

Dr. Lori Kido Lopez, Assistant Professor in Communication Arts, has been selected as an Outstanding Woman of Color for 2015-16!

by Michael Trevis on June 05, 2015
Matt Baldocchi

Matt Baldocchi is a Communication Arts Radio-TV-Film major at UW-Madison who worked on the new film The Unmiracle.

by Michael Trevis on May 21, 2015
Hannah Akbik with faculty associated with the Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies. From left to right: Linda Hogle, Nicole Nelson, Hannah Akbik, Pilar Osserio, and Eric Schatzberg.

Near the end of the 2015 spring semester, Communication Arts major Hannah Akbik won the Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies Thematic Undergraduate Essay Contest! 

by Michael Trevis on May 15, 2015
Professor Michele Hilmes

In her many years as a scholar, Professor Michele Hilmes has been no stranger to awards and praise for her work.

by Michael Trevis on April 30, 2015
Professor Jonathan Gray teaching.

Communication Arts Professor Jonathan Gray is one of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award recipients in 2015! 

by Michael Trevis on April 24, 2015
Molly McBride and Mary Kathryn Kwasnik, students in the Tribal Libraries, Archives, and Museums course, view reels from the Oneida Cultural Center at the WCFTR.

Our Department’s Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research (WCFTR) is justifiably famous for maintaining, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Historical Society, one of the world’s great film archives. WCFTR is also committed to the Wisconsin Idea of outreach, and a splendid incarnation of that mission is WCFTR’s participation in the Oneida Nation Film Preservation project. 

by Michael Trevis on April 20, 2015
Professor Derek Johnson.

Communication Arts Professor Derek Johnson is the recent co-recipient of the Outstanding Young Scholar Award from the International Communication Association’s (ICA) Popular Communication Division.  

by Michael Trevis on April 13, 2015
Professor Sara McKinnon (left) and Professor Maurice Gattis (right).

In collaboration with Madison-based nonprofit GSAFE, UW Professors Sara McKinnon and Maurice Gattis recently released a report entitled "Scho

by Michael Trevis on March 09, 2015

In the last few years, crowdfunding has exploded in popularity. Sites like and provide easy-to-use platforms for people to create campaigns to fund creative projects. Such projects range from new inventions, to video games, to films, and more. Each campaign sets a fundraising goal that must be met in order for the campaign to receive the money at all.