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Fall 2017 Newsletter

Lynn Schofield Clark Chair's Corner:
Message from Professor Lynn Schofield Clark
The Department of Media, Film, and Journalism Studies is happy to welcome many new students as well as several new faculty members to our department this fall.


Elton Chimwemwe Chavura and Ivey Bostrom in front of a building in Malawi Feature Stories:
Graduate Students Tackle Health Communication in Malawi with Global WASH Project
This summer two IIC students had the incredible opportunity to evaluate a shallow wells program as part of a faculty-led student team from DU and Virginia Tech in Malawi, Africa.

Nadia Kaneva and Erika PolsonA Conversation with the New MFJS Graduate Program Directors
MEPC student Mara Gonzalez sat with our two new Graduate Program Directors to talk about their vision for the program and their research in the field of communication.


Ian McKown still in "Face Value" Students Screen "Best of Show" Capstone Film
Four students enrolled in the MFJS graduate programs had their documentary film "Face Value" screened at the prestigious DocuWest Film Festival this fall.


Welcome Banner Faculty Spotlight:
New Faces at MFJS
Fall Quarter 2017 brought several new faces to the MFJS list of faculty. We are excited to introduce three new professors: David Coppini, Carlos Jimenez, and Jeremy Dehn.


Wendy Lu McGill Alumni Profile:
Wendy Lu McGill
IIC alumna Wendy Lu McGill knows first-hand how delicious, nutritious and sustainable eating insects can be. She is the Founder and CEO of Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch (RMMR), Colorado's only edible insect farm. 


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.


Youth Summer Media Mentoring Project Featured Story:
Summer Youth Media Mentoring Project
This summer I had the opportunity to participate in the Summer Youth Media Mentoring Project, a program arranged by the Open Media Foundation and the Bridge Project here at the University of Denver to partner at-risk middle schoolers with university students to create digital stories about their own lives.



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