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.
Researching media studies? Political consumption? Online social networks? Marketing? Framing? Civic engagement? Media history? Communication in any context?
Graduate students from all disciplines are invited to submit abstracts for the upcoming Communication Crossroads conference, hosted by the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UW-Madison. More
School of Journalism and Mass Communication alumnus Ben Deutsch gave the commencement address for the 2014 Winter Commencement, held on Sunday, December 21, 10 am at The Kohl Center. Ben Deutsch, vice … More
Asst. Professor Kathleen Bartzen Culver gives PBS “9 Reasons for Optimism for the Future of Journalism Education”
“Back in October, I delivered opening remarks at the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Green Shoots in Journalism Education event. I said I can be accused of donning rose-colored glasses, of seeing the curricular … More
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Community Journalism Midst Media Revolution
Robinson, Sue, Ed. Community Journalism Midst Media Revolution. 2015. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. Edited by Associate Professor Sue Robinson, with chapters by Robinson, Assistant Professor Katy Culver, and former UW-Madison School of Journalism … More