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New Faculty Focus: Chris Cascio

Chris Cascio, an assistant professor of communications, studies the neurocognitive mechanisms associated with social influence and persuasive health messages delivered through mass media. His goal is to understand how we can promote healthy behaviors.

The 15th edition of Curb Magazine is all about love in Wisconsin

Each year, 21 students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin–Madison participate in a unique capstone project: writing,…

Debate experts from UW–Madison

The following University of Wisconsin–Madison experts are available to speak with reporters covering the upcoming presidential debates. The first of three debates is scheduled for 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26, at Hofstra University in Long Island, N.Y.

Culver to lead Center for Journalism Ethics

“The industry faces many pressures, yet the journalism itself has never been stronger,” Culver says.

Colleagues, students remember journalism professor Baughman

“He was his own man,” says friend and colleague Donald Downs. “Isn’t that what a college education is supposed to instill?”

Wisconsin students compete in BattleFrog College Championship on ESPN2

Four student employees from the Division of Recreational Sports are representing the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the BattleFrog College Championship to be televised June 9-11 at 7 p.m. on ESPN2.

Chapman to reflect on public relations career in UW–Madison lecture

Dave Chapman left the Midwest in 1988, heading to California to direct the west coast offices of a couple of the world’s leading communication agencies.

Violent television may make children more susceptible to advertising messages

A study by a University of Wisconsin–Madison journalism researcher has found that children who watch television shows with action or violence are more susceptible to messages in the advertisements shown during the programs.

PR exec Farrell to speak on industry trends

School of Journalism and Mass Communication alumnus Scott Farrell will be on campus Tuesday, April 22, to speak on the emerging global trends happening in the current PR industry and how students and new graduates interested in the field can adapt and thrive in this new era.