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MFJS NEWSLETTER: PERSPECTIVES

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

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Fall 2019 Newsletter

Lynn Schofield Clark Headshot Chair's Corner:
Fall 2019
We hope you'll share your ideas for media-rich experiential learning with us. Following the incredible innovation happening throughout the media industries, we plan to try out many things and provide the space and resources for students to explore and experiment. We look forward to offering students robust support and, of course, many opportunities for laughter as well as learning.


Students hike along the US-Mexico border trail outside of Tucson, AZ. Feature Stories:
Immigration, Communication and Border Cultures
Lisette Zamora-Galarza was one of five DU students enrolled in Dr. Margie Thompson's MFJS travel course in the summer of 2019. 


 

Esther PhennaLance Clem Summer Internships
Thanks to the Lance Clem Scholarship Fund, the MFJS department is able to award a handful of lucky students with scholarships to help fund their summer internships.

 

Close-up of a podcasting microphoneMoving Pictures: The [new] Project DU F.I.L.M. Podcast
With the third year of Project DU F.I.L.M. getting off to a great start, there is an exciting new addition to be recognized: Moving Pictures: The Project DU F.I.L.M. Podcast.

 

Welcome Sign Faculty Spotlight:
MFJS Welcomes New Professors
Three new professors have joined the department of Media, Film & Journalism Studies this quarter. We are so excited to have them on the MFJS team.

 

Cheyenne Michaels '14 Alumni Profile:
Cheyenne Michaels
Cheyenne Michaels (BA '14) was featured in Voyage Denver this summer to discuss her time at DU and her unique career path.

 

 

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.

 

 

Professors David Coppini, Lauren DeCarvalho, and Renee Botta sit in the shade in Madrid. Featured Story:
MFJS Professors Attend Global Media Conference in Madrid

This summer six of our MFJS professors attended the International Association for Media and Communication Research conference in Madrid, Spain.

 

Colorado Migrahack Logo Featured Event:
Colorado Migrahack
This September, the Department of Media, Film & Journalism Studies collaborated with various on- and off-campus partners to produce the first ever Colorado Migrahack.

 

Student watches as a podcast is being recorded live, tracking the process on his laptop. Featured Story:
Student-Run Podcast Connects Classroom to Community

A new podcast has been making its way around DU: PioCast offers undergraduates real-world experience creating audio stories and producing a live episode intended for the DU community.

 

Carley St. Clair, MS '16 Featured Story:
Using Communication Strategies to Improve Denver Communities

A new podcast has been making its way around DU: PioCast offers undergraduates real-world experience creating audio stories and producing a live episode intended for the DU community.

 

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.