A new report from the Center for Communication and Civic Renewal found deep fractures in Wisconsin political life as well as political common ground and opportunities for civic renewal.
News about SJMC faculty and staff.
Administrative Assistant Angelina Stone wins College of Letters & Science’s University Staff Award
Angelina Stone, administrative assistant at the J-School, won the University Staff Award for her outstanding contributions to the school.
Professor Katy Bartzen Culver to become Director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication
This summer, Kathleen Bartzen Culver, associate professor and director of the Center for Journalism Ethics, will transition into the role of Director of the UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Sharon Dunwoody Science Journalist in Residence Program continues this spring with Sabrina Imbler
The UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication is continuing its Sharon Dunwoody Science Journalist in Residence Program to educate students about science communication.
In Memoriam: William Burl Blankenburg, 1932-2023
William Burl Blankenburg, professor emeritus of the UW-Madison School of Journalism, died January 1, 2023. Past student of Blankenburg’s, George Hesselberg, reflects on his legacy and mentorship.
New Faculty Q&A with Jing Wang
Assistant professor Jing Wang provides insight into her career as an academic and how growing up in China has shaped her research.
Course Correct Working to Help the Public Understand Accurate Information about Food Safety
A team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Georgia Tech, and other U.S. universities is developing a new digital tool to help journalists identify and combat misinformation online, with a particular focus on food safety
Professor Kathryn McGarr publishes new book, “City of Newsmen: Public Lies and Professional Secrets in Cold War Washington”
Kathryn McGarr, a historian and assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has published a new book, “City of Newsmen: Public Lies and Professional Secrets in Cold War Washington.”
SJMC students and faculty present at 2022 NCA Convention
The National Communication Association will hold its 108th annual convention November 17-20, 2022 in New Orleans.
UW-Madison researchers to study effect of social media on adolescent health
Researchers plan to study how technology and digital media influence health behaviors and wellbeing in adolescents.