Communicating Arts Department
University of Wisconsin-Superior
Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center 2100
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Communicating Arts Department
News and Event Details
Teaching and Online Teaching Excellence - Mary Tripp, senior lecturer of communicating arts, has an unwavering commitment to student learning, and has high standards and expectations for student performance. She holds a rigorous course content, accompanied by devoted, in-depth assessment, evaluation, and feedback. She has regular and consistent course redevelopment by working every year to revise and improve her courses. She has consistently high course evaluation scores and feedback, and her miraculous ability to "read" her students has proven true time and time again. She also takes her students to Superior Days, an annual grassroots approach to community development in Northwest Wisconsin. Exposing her students to issues in need of resolution, local leadership, and regional cooperation between citizens and government leaders to solve common problems, plays an important role in enhancing UW-Superior students.
Max H. Lavine Award for Scholarly Contributions to Contemporary Concerns - The feature film "Madison" by Brent Notbohm, associate professor of mass communication, addresses war-related post-traumatic stress disorder. "Madison" has beenfeatured at many festival screenings, including the Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison; Syracuse International Film Festival in Syracuse, N. Y.; and the Big Water Film Festival in Washburn, Wis. It also has been sponsored as theatrical screenings at Sundance Cinemas in Madison, The Gard Theatre in Spring Green, Wis., and Mineral Point Opera House in Mineral Point, Wis. "Madison" won the Jury Prize, Wisconsin's Own Competition, and at the Wisconsin Film Festival in April 2008. Notbohm's creative scholarship demonstrates the diversity of scholarly work at UW-Superior as well as its liberal arts mission.
|Brent Notbohm Featured in Angler's Newsletter|
Associate Professor, Brent Notbohm is featured on the cover of Minnesota Trout Unlimited Newsletter.
|HEALING THEATRE: Grad student uses drama to help resolve conflicts|
Theatre isn't only about Shakespeare and grease paint.
|Students Make Puppets in COMM 377|
Students learn puppetry in COMM 377, Special Topics in Theatre.
|Simona Simkins, Communicating Arts Graduate Student, to present at University of Minnesota-Duluth's Summit on Equity, Diversity, and Multiculturalism|
Simona Simkins will be presenting a workshop entitled "Forum Theatre for Positive Dialogue".
|On ice or on mic, Brad Phenow tells Superior story|
Communicating Arts senior Brad Phenow is one busy guy.
|Dr. Ephraim Kotey Nikoi announced future Wisconsin Teaching Fellow|
The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning announces the approval of next year's Wisconsin Teaching Fellows 2014-15.
|Mock Trial Partners with Theatre to Improve Learning Skills|
Associate Professor of Theatre, Cathy Fank, spent over an hour with the 2013-2014 Mock Trial team building enhanced performance skills.
|UW-Superior Alumni Tony Hernandez Visits Campus|
During Tony Hernandez's visit, he interviewed a UW-Superior staff member and a community member for his Immigrant Archive Project, as well as gave a presentation in Swenson Hall.
|Dr. Ephraim Nikoi promotes Global Awareness Week on campus|
Local news coverage of Global Awareness Week.
|Martin Sheen promotes Senior Capstone Project|
Article posted in the Duluth News Tribune about student Andrew Kirov's senior capstone project.
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