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. 

by Michael Trevis on April 25, 2014

From left to right: Lyn Van Swol, Liz Barr, Miranda Kolb.

by Sara McKinnon on April 14, 2014

Photo: Darline Morales

by Michael Trevis on April 03, 2014

This week I sat down with filmmaker Brandon Colvin to discuss his new film Sabbatical, his process, and the Wisconsin Film Festival, which begins today, Thursday, April 3rd. Brandon Colvin is a graduate student of film in Communication Arts.


Describe briefly the synopsis of Sabbatical:

by Michael Trevis on March 26, 2014

What is the importance of rhetoric? How does language affect our daily lives, ideas, beliefs, and behaviors? These are just some of the questions that the new blog Rhetorically Speaking hopes to explore.

by Vance Kepley on March 13, 2014

The Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Sloper to the position of the Head Film Archivist. As the WCFTR Film Archivist, Amy will oversee the Center's rich collection of films and television episodes, nearly 20,000 titles in all. Her duties will also include teaching one course annually in archival theory and practice in the UW School of Library and Information Studies.

by Michael Trevis on March 07, 2014

UW-Madison has received the #1 ranking from QS World University Rankings for Communication & Media Studies.  

by Michael Trevis on February 20, 2014

A year from now, Professor Lyn Van Swol's CA 368: Theory and Practice of Persuasion will be in full-swing as a blended course. Blended courses have a substantial online component while retaining face-to-face time in class, and have gained popularity in recent years.