Eric Rusch (BA ’05) spent last summer touring the country to film his new show Wayward Nation. The show, co-hosted by Mikey McManus and Ethan Amarant, searches for young people across America who are changing the world in some small way.
The Hamel family has been a benefactor to Comm Arts for many years. This past winter, they made another substantial gift to the department that greatly improved the equipment resources for advanced film production courses at UW-Madison. The following are the highlights from the gift:
Communication Arts professor Rob Asen has been given the 2014 Distinguished Scholar Award by the Rhetoric and Communication Theory (RCT) Division of the National Communication Association (NCA).
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:
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.
Among the items on the impressive résumé of newly appointed federal judge James D.
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.