ACT Human Rights Film Festival receives grant from Colorado Arts Relief Fund

This story originally appeared on ACT Human Rights Film Festival’s website. ACT Human Rights Film Festival has been selected by Colorado Creative Industries (CCI), a division of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, to receive a grant through the Colorado Arts Relief Fund in support of its April 2022 film festival and year-round […]

Top honors and more at 2021 National Communication Association convention

CSU students and faculty were among the many enthusiastic participants at this year’s National Communication Association (NCA) conference in Seattle. First of all, congratulations to all our faculty and students who took home awards from NCA this year! Association Awards Dr. Greg Dickinson: Presidential Citation for Dedication and Service to NCA for his work as […]

“Masked Accents and Muffled Sounds: Teaching Behind the Mask”

PhD candidate published in Faculty Focus Graduate teaching assistant and PhD student Nancy Achiaa Frimpong, originally from Ghana, writes on “strategies to foster an accent-inclusive classroom” in Faculty Focus, an online publication focusing on teaching strategies in higher education. In her article, titled “Masked Accents and Muffled Sounds: Teaching Behind the Mask,” Nancy Achiaa Frimpong […]

“A Rupture in the Courtroom”

Professor Katie Gibson article published in Women’s Studies in Communication Professor Katie Gibson has published the article “A Rupture in the Courtroom: Collective Rhetoric, Survivor Speech, and the Subversive Limits of the Victim Impact Statement” in Women’s Studies in Communication. As the U.S. Supreme Court deliberates what may be its most consequential decision for women’s […]

CSU, Coloradoan launch regional project on deliberative journalism

This story originally appeared in Source. A group of Colorado State University faculty has joined forces with the Coloradoan newspaper on a project to improve Northern Colorado’s information ecosystem and address shared community problems more effectively. The Northern Colorado Deliberative Journalism Project was launched this fall when the American Press Institute awarded a $10,000 grant to the Coloradoan and CSU’s Center for Public Deliberation to support initial […]

Communication Studies student crowned National Miss Amazing

This story originally appeared in Source.   Savanah Overturf was nonverbal until she was 4 years old. Now, the 28-year-old Colorado State University student is pursuing a career in public speaking, and reads slam poetry at a Fort Collins coffee shop once a week. Overturf, who is pursuing a major in communication studies with a […]

CSU’s Queer Memory Project rediscovers Northern Colorado’s forgotten LGBTQ+ past

This story originally appeared in Source. A new website and online archive featuring 200-plus news stories, artifacts and images from Northern Colorado’s LGBTQ+ past was launched earlier this month to educate the public about the region’s LGBTQ+ history. The Queer Memory Project of Northern Colorado was released to coincide with the start of LGBTQ+ History […]

Professor Hye Seung Chung weighs in on popular ‘Squid Game’ Netflix show

Hye Seung Chung interviewed by CBS Denver on popular South Korean Netflix show Squid Game This year, a South Korean TV show reached the number one spot for Netflix in nearly 100 countries, including the U.S.—Squid Game. Chung told CBS that “media has been been considered a very important tool for political enlightenment or political […]

How conservative comic Greg Gutfeld became America’s most popular late-night TV host

This article by Nick Marx originally appeared in The Conversation, then in Source. Editor’s note: Nick Marx, Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at Colorado State University, and Matt Sienkiewicz, Associate Professor of Communication and International Studies, Boston College, wrote this piece for The Conversation in September 2021. Colorado State is a contributing institution to The Conversation, […]

ACT Year-Round returns with film on inclusive education

This story originally appeared in Source. On Sept. 23, the ACT Human Rights Film Festival and The Lyric will bring Forget Me Not (2021) to Fort Collins for a one-night film screening and post-film discussion. The documentary and discussion will concurrently stream virtually nationwide to expand access to the event. Forget Me Not intimately documents […]