Picture of alum Sherree Burrus dressed in Badger Red, standing with a news cameraman in a crowd outside the Kohl Center

SJMC Weekly Announcements


Prof. Chris Cascio and collaborators receive $8 million to study effect of social media on adolescent health and development

Funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) and a University of Wisconsin–Madison Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE) matching grant, the team is expected to receive more than $8 million over five years for its project investigating how technology and digital media affect the adolescent brain, behavior, and well-being.

Media Mentions

Prof. Katy Culver spoke with WPR and Channel3000 this week

Culver appeared on WPR's Central Time show to discuss how crime and public safety enter the conversation around election times, and the role fear, race and the media play in how these issues are discussed. She was also interviewed by Channel3000 for a story on TV stations and political ads.

Alum News

On Wisconsin features Sherree Burruss '12 (pictured above)

Burruss is the focus of a story on how the J-School and Badger sporting events solidified this alum's career choice in sports reporting. Burruss now works for CBS Interactive, the CBS Sports Network, and CBS-TV and has worked as a sideline reporter for the network’s major college and NFL football coverage.

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