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.
Join us in congratulating undergrad Taylor Kilgore, who was selected for a local Jefferson Award for Public Service. Taylor does great work with the Simpson Street Free Press, described in this WKOW story: http://go.wisc.edu/8n0lew … More
Congratulations to the six finalists for the Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics. A winner will be announced March 31 at the Center for Journalism Ethics annual conference, “Truth, Trust and the … More
We are looking for an outstanding associate with strong skills in curricular development. Assist in the production of the new Journalism 203 course, which is focused on skills building, and will consist … More
The Wisconsin Film Festival will have a representative of the UW SJMC this year. Student Violet Wang’s documentary “Brown Girl” was accepted to the Madison festival, which takes place March 30-April … More
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- 02/28/17 Weekly Advertising (Ad) Club Agency Meeting
- 02/28/17 Bi-Weekly (PRSSA) Public Relations Student Society of America
- 03/01/17 Admissions Information Workshop School of Journalism & Mass Communication
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