NEH grant to reunite radio history

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.

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Jonathan Gray in The Observer: How John Oliver changed news

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.

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Tuned in to podcasts

In the golden age of podcasts, Jeremy Morris teaches students there’s far more to the medium than the latest buzzworthy show.

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Associate Professor Lori Lopez in Medium: Asian American Twitter

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.

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UW-Madison announces teaching assistant award winners

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.  

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L&S alumni and students named to Madison365's 2017 Black Power List

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). 

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Winter 2017 commencement speakers began successful Hollywood partnership at UW-Madison

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.

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Chasing Hollywood dreams

For communication arts students Ali Walton and Ryan Holtz, a life-changing summer internship is capped with a star-studded celebration. 

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L&S alumni Robert Bergman, Kelly Kahl receive Distinguished Alumni Awards, WAA's highest honor

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. 

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