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A mime speaks: q&A with acclaimed performer and uw-madison alum takeo fujikura

Mime has had a profound yet silent influence in mainstream culture for decades.

Charlie Chaplin, Blue Man Group, Dick Van Dyke, Rowan Atkinson and even Michael Jackson are just a few who have augmented their own entertainment styles through “the art of silence.”

UW–Madison alumnus Takeo Fujikura, founder of Kanjiyama Mime, a leading professional mime company in Japan, has developed his own performance style by discarding what some might deem essential to miming — the silence.

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Scholarship Award Ceremony recipients

The campus community gathered at Gordon Dining Commons on April 10 to celebrate the latest group of Badgers planning to study, intern, and research abroad. The 2018 Spring Scholarship Award Ceremony was an opportunity to celebrate not only students adding an international dimension to … Continue reading

UW-Madison alumna Mary Jane Curry recently published a book titled “Global Academic Publishing: Policies, Perspectives and Pedagogies.”


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