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.
UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication lecturer Steven Walters has been named the Milwaukee Press Club’s first-ever Wisconsin Journalist of the Year. Walters received the award at the press club’s annual … More
School of Journalism and Mass Communication students will be honored in May during the annual Milwaukee Press Club Awards for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism. Students in 2 sections of Intermediate Reporting created … More
SJMC grad and award-winner Bob Teague died Thursday at 84. He set an example for generations of young journalists to follow, including his calls for television to serve the public with serious … More
“Empathy Rules: Opening Hearts, Minds and Markets” 4:00-6:00 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2013 Parliamentary Room 4070 Vilas Communication Hall 821 University Avenue University of Wisconsin-Madison This event is free and open to … More
Public Broadcasting, Media Engagement, and 2-1-1
“Public Broadcasting, Media Engagement, and 2-1-1: Using Mass Communication to Increase the Use of Social Services,” Dhavan V. Shah, Douglas M. McLeod, Hernando Rojas, Benjamin G. Sayre, Emily Vraga, Rosanne M. Scholl, Clive … More