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Fall 2016 Newsletter

Lynn Schofield Clark Chair's Corner:
Message from Professor Lynn Schofield Clark
Join us as we welcome new media professionals into our teaching ranks and celebrate the achievements of our continuing faculty.


Ellie Knott and Hayden Cox Feature Stories:
Strategic Communication Undergrads Take on Internships in the Big Apple
Two Strategic Communication students had the unique opportunity this summer to work in New York City as interns. Ellie Knott worked for Bolare, a beauty, fashion and lifestyle communications firm, and Hayden Cox interned for Discovery Communications.

Tidenek HaileselassieWorking Toward the Greater Good: MFJS's New Graduate Degree
In my search for M.A. programs, I sought a communication program that was flexible yet specific enough to encompass all of my interests. I wanted a program that was global and forward-looking, that taught both critical thinking and practical media skills.


Andrew Repp and Katie WrightIIC Students Explore New Places, Roles in Internships Abroad
This summer two students in the International & Intercultural Communication graduate program traveled abroad to chase incredible internship opportunities. Andrew Repp and Katelynn Wright describe their experiences in Jordan and Senegal.


Elizabeth Henry Faculty Spotlight:
Film Professor Expands Resume and Students' Horizons for 20 Years and Counting
Over the past 20 years, Teaching Professor Elizabeth Henry has enriched the creative minds of film students at the University of Denver, and in turn has been inspired by them.


Jane Johnson Alumni Profile:
Following Your Passions: an Interview with IIC Alumna Meghan Sobel
"Really take the chances to follow your passion." That's Meghan Sobel's advice for current IIC Students, and she knows a thing or two about doing just that.


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.


Diversity Summit Logo Upcoming Event:
DU's Diversity Summit will Feature Margolin & Estlow Honoree Julianne Malveaux
January 19-20, 2017
Join us for DU's Diversity Summit on Inclusive Excellence: "Many Stories, many Truths: Overcoming Challenges in Community Building." The Estlow Center, the Morton Margolin Family, and MFJS are proud to sponsor this year's keynote speaker, Dr. Julianne Malveaux.

Ethan Crawford with his volunteer team at Poverty Hack 2016 Event Recap:
Text 1 for Banana Bread: MFJS Contributes to Posner Center 2016 Poverty Hack
This July MFJS's Teach Services Director Ethan Crawford volunteered at the Posner Center for International Development's 2016 Poverty Hack, a two-day hackathon to fight global poverty.


Erika Polson and Adrienne Russell Featured Story:
MFJS Professors Bring Research, Experience to Fruition
Two professors are bringing new research, experiences, and excitement to their classrooms after each published a book this summer.


Filming on the set of "Happy F-ing Valentine's Day" Featured Story:
Project DU F.I.L.M and Happy F-ing Valentine's Day: One Year Later
In 19 years as a University of Denver professor, I've never worked so hard, had so much fun, or felt like I made more of an impact than this past year.

Past Newsletters

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