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Winter 2017 Newsletter

Lynn Schofield Clark Chair's Corner:
Message from Professor Lynn Schofield Clark
University of Denver graduates have a long tradition of helping one another into the media business.


Undergraduates interviewing one another for a class Feature Stories:
Local Reporters Want Students to See Beyond the Cat Fashion Shows in Broadcast News
When most of the university community leaves campus, 15 students head to class. MFJS students brave winter evenings twice a week to take the Broadcast & Visual Journalism course. 

Students attend Morton L. Margolin Distinguished Lecture PanelStrategic Communication Students Wrestle with Real-World Campaigns
Sexual assault and alcohol abuse on college campuses are hot topics in the media nationwide. As more incidents are reported, universities are looking for ways to support their students and help keep them safe. 


Digital watercolor of Sea Stacks by Rod BuxtonAssociate Professor Rod Buxton Presents Digital Watercolors at Campus Exhibit
In October of 2016 Associate Professor Rod Buxton opened his exhibit of digital paintings at DU. The exhibit, titled "Neo-Nostalgic Images of U.S. National Parks (Part I)", was open at The Gallery on campus from October 7 through November 9. 


Margie Thompson Faculty Spotlight:
Associate Professor to Write Book on Multicultural Journalism
An associate professor and a founder of the International & Intercultural Communication Master's program here at DU, Margie Thompson has a rich career history that seems ever-expanding. 


Megan Westervelt Alumni Profile:
Alumna Uses Photojournalism to Educate about Cultural & Ecological Conservation in the Amazon
Megan Westervelt graduated from DU with a dual degree in journalism and international studies.Years later she's back on campus, fresh off a Fulbright excursion in the Ecuadorian Amazon. 


MFJS Showcase MFJS Showcase:
Students and Faculty Continue to Achieve
MFJS students, faculty, and alumni are up to some exciting things. Read more about our recent achievements.


InShort Student Film Showcase Logo Upcoming Event:
InShort Film Showcase
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Join us for our annual InShort Student Film Showcase and see the amazing work that our film students have done over the last two quarters. This year's focus: documentaries. 

Dr. Julianne Malveaux speaks at DU's 2017 Diversity Summit Event Recap:
University of Denver Welcomes Dr. Julianne Malveaux at 2017 Diversity Summit
In January MFJS had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Julianne Malveaux -- economist, author, and political commentator -- as the keynote speaker at the 2017 Diversity Summit.

Daniela Edburg Featured Story:
Mi Tierra Artist Daniela Edburg Revisits DU to Discuss Collaborative Art Process
Daniela Edburg, a mixed media artist working out of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, spent five weeks throughout October and November 2015 collaborating with students at DU. 


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