Skip navigation

College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Media, Film & Journalism Studies

MFJS Newsletter Logo

News & Events


 We want you to be part of our story! What have you been doing that we can share with the DU community? Share your story via email.


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

If you would like to be added to our newsletter distribution list, email

Spring 2020 Newsletter

Lynn Schofield Clark Headshot Chair's Corner:
Spring 2020
At this time of year, I am usually looking out my office window onto groups of students circled together under the shade of the trees at the eastern end of Harvard Gulch park: a popular spot for Media, Film and Journalism Studies final class sessions.

Students and journalists collaborate at the 2019 Colorado Migrahack Featured Stories:
Announcing Our New Minor
We are excited to announce the launch of our new minor in Media, Film & Journalism Studies!


Students and professionals collaborate over their laptops at the 2019 Colorado MigrahackWorking Through It: Student Internships During COVID-19
College life, especially spring quarter at DU, is difficult even in a normal year. This spring, students have also had to learn to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic while juggling school, home, and work responsibilities.


DU Media Project LogoDU Media Project Seeks New Collaborators
MFJS is excited to announce a new outlet and learning experience for students — DU Media. Dr. Kareem El Damanhoury started DU Media in response to student interest in acquiring multimedia production experience.



Kareem El Damanhoury Faculty Spotlight:
Faculty Spotlight: Kareem El Damanhoury
"I'd love to keep bringing practice and academia together," El Damanhoury says. "This is my dream for myself and my students as well. I want to keep practicing the thing I love most, while teaching the thing I love most."


Danielle Calhoun '10 Alumni Profile:
Danielle Calhoun
Danielle Calhoun ('10) graduated with a graduate degree in Strategic Communication. Today, she serves as Vice President, Platform Strategy at Weber Shandwick.



Dr. Carlos Jimenez Speaks at the Colorado Migrahack 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.



InShort Film Showcase Upcoming Event:
InShort Film Showcase
The InShort Showcase is going virtual! Join us on Thursday, June 11 to celebrate the work our amazing students have done from home.


Dr. Sheila Schroeder presents Katie Cook with an award during the 2016 student awards ceremony Featured Story:
Making a Difference in a Pandemic: DU's Faculty and Staff
The COVID-19 pandemic has left classrooms empty at the University of Denver while the university's faculty and staff have worked tirelessly in their homes as well as on campus to guide their students in the shift to online learning.


Students and journalists collaborate at the 2019 Colorado Migrahack Featured Story:
Faculty Keep MFJS Community Together, While Apart
In spite of social-distancing protocols, the faculty and staff of the Media, Film, and Journalism Studies (MFJS) department is keeping the community tight-knit.


Blue Ribbon image Featured Story:
Announcing the 2020 MFJS Student Awards
We are so proud of our students and everything they've accomplished over the last year. We are excited to announce this year's graduating student honorees.


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.