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.
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The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) on Monday announced three universities each receiving a $60,000 award to study religion, journalism and international affairs. A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers, SJMC’s … More
Three School of Journalism and Mass Communication faculty members were honored at the May 2017 International Communication Association conference in San Diego. Professor Emeritus Sharon Dunwoody and Professor Doug McLeod were named … More
Lisa Aarli was honored as a 2016-17 recipient of the College of Letters and Science Academic Advising award in a ceremony April 13. The prestigious awards are given to staff who represent … More
The Center for Health Enhancement System Studies (CHESS) secured a grant through the National Institute of Health (NIH) for $3,450,000 to study how an online social support system can help elders with … More
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Why Are “Others” So Polarized? Perceived Political Polarization and Media Use in 10 Countries
Yang, J., Rojas, H., Wojcieszak, M., Aalberg, T., Coen, S., Curran, J., Hayashi, K., Iyengar, S., Jones, P.K., Mazzoleni, G., Papathanassopoulos, S., Woong Rhee, J., Rowe, D., Soroka, S., & Tiffen, R. (2016). “Why Are ‘Others’ So Polarized? … More