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Alexander Heffner speaks at the 2018-2019 Anvil of Freedom Award Lecture

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Current News

In addition to the Media, Film & Journalism Studies website, you can keep current on University of Denver news and events by watching DU Magazine and the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences newsletter, expressions.

  • Adam MohrbacherMichal Varga, and Carley St. Clair, all graduates of our MA program, were featured by! Click their names to read their interviews. 
  • Geoff Renstrom (MS '11) and Marisa Pooley (BA '14), both alumni of our strategic communications program, have been elected to the 2018-2019 Board of Directors for the Colorado chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Read more
  • Christianne Hedtke (BA '04) is a staff writer on Netflix's "The chilling Adventures of Sabrina," a retelling of "Sabrina the Teenage Witch." Find out more about the show.
  • Andy Black (MA '00) is a writer/executive story editor for season 3 of Narcos.
  • Paul Keables (BA '07) is a writer for Seasons 1 and 2 of National Geographic's MARS series. 
  • Jim Danger Gray (BA '03) will be an executive producer for the "Game of Thrones" prequel. Read more.  
  • IIC alumna Maureen (Pacheco) Maycheco (MA '13) has launched a podcast through One K Creative (a creative agency out of Boulder, CO) called Good and Social. The podcast consists of a series of conversations with social and environmental innovators from across industries. Find the podcast on YouTube and on Google Play
  • Dr. Derigan Silver is the new Director of DU's Center for Innovation in the Creative and Liberal Arts (CICLA). 
  • Trace Reddell's book, "The Sound of Things to Come: An Audible History of the Science Fiction Film" is now available from the University of Minnesota Press
  • Dr. David Coppini presented a paper on political tolerance at the annual AEJMC (Association of Educators in Journalism and Mass Communications) conference.
  • Dr. David Coppini will be an affiliate with the Center on American Politics with a research award to study urban-rural polarization in the US. 
  • Dr. Lynn Schofield Clark published an article for the London School of Economics and Political Science's Parenting for a Digital Future section titled, "Banning kids from having smartphones misses the point." Read the article
  • Dr. Lynn Schofield Clark was featured in the University of Denver's Engaging Ideas video series, discussing "How the under-18 generation is redefining news." Watch the video
  • Associate Professor Nadia Kaneva was interviewed by about the MA in Media and Public Communication program. Read the interview
  • Associate Professor Sheila Schroeder was featured in the June issue of the AHSS newsletter, expressions. See more
  • Associate Professor Derigan Silver was interviewed for an article on Net Neutrality in the Morning Consult. Read the article
  • The Department of Media, Film & Journalism Studies is the proud recipient of the 2018 University of Denver Community Engaged Department of the Year award! 

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