The SJMC’s undergraduate and graduate programs produce well-trained, highly sought-after graduates. Our selective admissions process allows for small classes and rigorous preparation through a tailored set of scholarly and professional offerings.
The SJMC focuses on both theory and practice, so undergraduate and graduate students gain mastery over a broad set of flexible concepts and skills. This has become increasingly important in our rapidly changing communication environment.
Our faculty bring a wealth of skills in journalism and strategic communications to their interactions with students. This is complemented by their outstanding records of scholarly achievements, which has resulted in a program ranked among the most influential and esteemed in the field of communications.
Our innovative curriculum and enrichment opportunities guarantee well-trained graduates. Whether securing professional positions in communications or faculty posts at universities, our students make their mark on the field and the world.
The SJMC is located in Vilas Communication Hall, along the new East Campus Gateway, just blocks from State Street and the Memorial Union. Consistently on a range of “Top Ten” lists, Madison is an idyllic place to live, work, and play.
SJMC students receive reporting and web site awards from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association (WBA)
SJMC students were well represented at the 2014 Student Awards for Excellence, held in Madison. In addition to the awards presentations, students could attend a number of sessions related to broadcasting. The … More
UW-Madison alum Jason Cohen (Journalism & Mass Communication and Communication Arts, 1994) is among the five directors who were nominated for an Academy Award this year in the category of “Best Documentary Short … More
A band of hardened, leather-skinned cowboys rides across the prairie in pursuit of a seemingly endless stream of cats. One cowpoke is shown rolling up a ball of string; another, his right … More
Perryman has won the Early Excellence in Teaching Award which recognizes outstanding and inspirational performance on the part of TAs with fewer than four semesters of teaching experience. Entering her fourth semester … More
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Medialized science? Neuroscientists’ reflections on their role as journalistic sources.
Allgaier, J., Dunwoody, S., Brossard, D., Lo, Y-Y & Peters, H.P. 2013. “Medialized science? Neuroscientists’ reflections on their role as journalistic sources.” Journalism Practice. DOI:10.1080/17512786.2013.802477