Communication Arts associate professor Eric Hoyt is a leader of Unlocking the Airwaves, a collaborative project that will bring together split archival material from the National Association of Educational Broadcasters and create a resource for scholars, educators and the public.
You may not think millennials have the attention span for 20-minute explainers on Bitcoin, Italian politics or the Confederacy. But such is the power of bespectacled British comedian John Oliver and his HBO show Last Week Tonight: audiences now care about and pay attention to these types of issues.
A new report explores how Black Twitter, Feminist Twitter, and Asian-American Twitter — interact with the news and offers recommendations to strengthen the relationship between journalists and these communities.
Fifteen graduate students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have been honored as recipients of the 2017 Campus-Wide Teaching Assistant (TA) Awards. They will be joined by families, friends, colleagues, and the university administration at the award ceremony on February 20.
Honorees include Toya Washington (B.A.'97, Journalism and Gender & Women's Studies), Keetra Burnette (B.A.'04, Journalism), Victor Barnett (B.A.'82, Communication Arts), Sagashus T. Levingston (Ph.D. candidate in English), and Vanessa McDowell (B.A.'03, Sociology).
The speakers for this year's winter commencement ceremony, Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, spin wild tales for a living. But the story of how they met on campus years ago couldn't be more ordinary - or have a happier ending, the two alums say.
The Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) will honor four alumni with its highest distinction: the Distinguished Alumni Award. Two of the 2017 recipients — Robert Bergman and Kelly Kahl — are L&S graduates.