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Each quarter, we distribute a newsletter that includes information about our faculty, staff, alumni, students and events.

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Winter 2019 Newsletter

Lynn Schofield Clark Headshot Chair's Corner:
Winter 2019
A world-renowned journalist, an Oscar-winning screenplay writer, and an opportunity to brainstorm about how artificial intelligence can be harnessed for the public good: these are among the discussions, screenings, and opportunities taking place through our department in the coming months.


Star Wars Logo Feature Stories:
Star Wars: The Power of Franchise
During Winter Interterm, I found myself sitting in the MFJS building for eight hours a day, five days in a row. Why? To immerse myself completely in the world of Star Wars and everything related to it.

Cassie Vandermeer and Kathryn McCauleyIIC Students Engage with Sustainable Agriculture
In an era of Instagram famous #Foodies and the deeply addicting Chopped Junior and Great British Baking Show, it's startling to think how little the everyday person actually engages with where their food comes from on a daily basis.


MEPC program logoMEPC Alumni Highlighted Online
Our M.A. in Media and Public Communication program has been well-publicized over the last few months by MastersinCommunications, an online resource for people who are interested in master's degrees in all fields related to communications.


Derigan Silver Faculty Spotlight:
Derigan Silver
As a professor at MFJS, the courses Dr. Silver primarily teaches are Media Law, New Media Law, and Regulation and Media and Politics. His research focus is First Amendment law, media law, and internet law.

Dr. Loosineh Markarian Alumni Profile:
Loosineh Markarian
Dr. Loosineh Markarian, a 2009 alumna of the MA in International and Intercultural Communication program, is a rebellious lady.



Rod Buxton hangs a painting at his art exhibit 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.


MFJS Student Chelsea Hernandez Featured Story:
Student Internships Update
Every quarter, students from all majors within the Department of Media, Film & Journalism Studies set off into the world for internships. This quarter we are featuring Chelsea Hernandez's internship with Colorado Public Television Channel 12.


Promotional poster image for BlacKkKlansman Upcoming Event:
BlacKkKlansman Screening and Q&A with Screenwriter Kevin Willmott
MFJS students, faculty, and alumni are up to some exciting things. Read more about our recent achievements.


Past Newsletters

Our faculty, students and alumni are always making headlines. Use these resources to keep track of all of the great things happening in the department.