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by Michael Trevis on August 25, 2014

Two Comm Arts grads, Aaron Cohen and Gabe Gronli, won Emmys for their writing on The Colbert Report! The Creative Arts Emmy awards were presented on Saturday, August 16th and aired last night, August 24th on FXM. Communication Arts congratulates Cohen and Gronli, as well as Comm Arts alumni Erica Forstadt, Hunter Gross, and Chato Hill, who received nominations of their own.

Here is this year’s list of Comm Arts alumni at the Emmys:

by Michael Trevis on July 10, 2014

Professor Eric Hoyt’s course, CA 609: Internet TV and Video, has been busy producing content this summer. 

The students were asked to produce 30-60 second web commercials that demonstrate the value of a liberal arts or Letters & Science education and college degree. The assignment resulted in a wide range of perspectives and target audiences that utilized poignancy, humor, statistics, and more to make the case for liberal arts.  

by Michael Trevis on July 03, 2014

"Broadening Public Communication in the New Media Age," Soochow University

by Michael Trevis on June 23, 2014

Among the items on the impressive résumé of newly appointed federal judge James D.

by Michael Trevis on June 05, 2014

Maegan Parker Brooks recently published her book A Voice that Could Stir an Army. She received her PhD in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2009 and was an advisee of Sue Zaeske. We congratulate Dr. Brooks on her accomplishment, and include her book announcement here:

by Michael Trevis on May 30, 2014

Alex Bonus and Alanna Peebles, Communication Science graduate students in Communication Arts, have been named Early Career Fellows by the Fred Rogers Center!

by Michael Trevis on May 20, 2014

Photo: Jessica Zednicek

On the evening of May 7, the top 12 persuasive speakers enrolled in the spring semester of Communication Arts 100 competed in the CA 100 Speech Contest. 

by Michael Trevis on May 16, 2014

Bess Donoghue talks about CASA to Comm Arts majors and CAPS members on Friday, April 4th.

The Communication Arts Student Association (CASA) is officially a student org at UW-Madison! 

by Michael Trevis on May 07, 2014

Photo: Billy Johnson

The Communication Arts Showcase is just a few short days away.  

by Michael Trevis on May 01, 2014

Welcome to CA 262: Theory and Practice of Argumentation and Debate. Taught by Professor Karma Chávez, this topical course teaches students how to engage with contemporary politics in the United States. During the semester, students will learn how to make the best possible argument in order to defend their position about a particular controversy. 

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