On Sunday, Feb. 3, after an extreme freezing and thawing period, a pipe in one of the stairwells in Vilas Hall burst causing widespread flooding throughout the building. More than 50 offices, 10 meeting spaces and …

After graduating from the SJMC in May 2018 Molly O’Brien accepted an opportunity many might call nuts—literally. O’Brien signed on to drive a 26-foot-long peanut across the United States for a year as a ‘Peanutter,’ …

New assistant professor joins SJMC

Katheryn Christy joined the School of Journalism and Mass Communication this fall as the newest assistant professor. Her research primarily focuses on persuasive message design within health communication contexts, often with a focus on how emerging …

Remembering Susie Brandscheid

Susan French Brandscheid, a central figure in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication during a 40-year career at UW-Madison, died Sept. 12, 2018, in Madison. Affectionately known as “Susie” to J-School faculty, staff and legions …

Alumni Profile: Monica Jurken

When attending a large corporate event or even your favorite concert, the expectation is that the sound will be perfect and that the visuals will be extraordinary. Audio and visual perfection has become standard at …

Profile: Melissa Behling

May 2017 graduate Melissa Behling became the first SJMC student to ever win a Dean’s Prize. The award is the highest honor for undergraduates recognizing outstanding academic achievement and significant contributions to the campus community. …