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Winter 2018 Newsletter

McKenna Keller Headshot Feature Stories:
How I Discovered the Links Between Culture, Arts and Learning in my Strategic Communication Seminar
In the fall of 2014, as a wide-eyed University of Denver freshman, I attended my first concert at the Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts.

Three IIC students speak at a University eventFrom Peace Corps to IIC and Beyond
The MA in International & Intercultural Communication program is a partner with the Peace Corps' Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program. Current IIC student and returned Peace Corps fellow Kelly Hill interviewed three alumni to learn more about their experiences.


Students gather at the Free Speech wall in October 2017 for a "Take a Knee" event hosted by the Social Justice Advocacy group on campus. Should we be Selling Inclusive Excellence?
In November, our Multicultural Journalism students course published a special issue of the Clarion focused on the racial climate at DU. MA in Media & Public Communication student Sarah Leiser reported on the University's widespread use of the term "Inclusive Excellence."


Andrew Matranga Faculty Spotlight:
Andrew Matranga
Andrew Matranga finds ways to stay one step ahead of the game, offering his skills and vision for what journalism on campus can look like in the years ahead.


Sawyer D'Argonne Alumni Profile:
Sawyer D'Argonne
In many ways, Sawyer D'Argonne has reached the goal that many recent graduates dream of: a 2015 alumnus of the journalism program at DU, he graduated with his MA in investigative journalism in 2016 from Columbia University and is now a writer for Sky-Hi News in Granby, Colorado. 


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.


Lance Clem accepts an award from Gov. Richard Lamm Featured Story:
The Impact of an Internship
Lance Clem, an MFJS alumnus and longtime public policy advocate, established an internship program for future MFJS students through his estate upon his passing in 2016. The Lance C. Clem Endowment for Media, Film, and Journalism Studies increases the available funds for paid internship credit — internships that are required for MFJS students.


Dean Baker's headshot Featured Event:
The Morton L. Margolin Distinguished Lecture
On January 30, the Departments of Media, Film & Journalism Studies and Economics hosted macroeconomist, former reporter, and DU alum Dean Baker (MA '83) as the 2018 Morton L. Margolin Distinguished Lecturer.


Kimberly Kindy Headshot Upcoming Event:
Real News Day and the 25th Anniversary Estlow Center Anvil of Freedom Award Lecture
We are proud to announce that, in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Estlow International Center for Journalism & New Media's Anvil of Freedom Award and in conjunction with the Denver Press Club, Friday, April 27th will be honored by the Denver Press Club and the University of Denver as Real News Day.



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