A Lifetime of Empowering Communicators: Celebrating Carl Burgchardt’s Legacy

For 42 years, Carl Burgchardt has dedicated himself to inspiring students through his teaching expertise in rhetoric, public speaking, and film studies in the Department of Communication Studies at Colorado State University. His dedication stemmed from a profound passion for empowering students to reach their potential. The ability to witness their growth brought him immense […]

A Semester at Sea, a Book, and a True Voyage of Discovery

Associate Professor Julia Khrebtan-Hörhager recently returned from a unique semester abroad. She was on Semester at Sea (SAS), a program that takes students and faculty around the world together. A voyage of discovery Khrebtan-Hörhager is a Global Scholar/Intercultural Specialist for the Institute for Shipboard Education, which manages SAS. On each SAS voyage, college students from […]

Comm studies undergraduates win awards at annual research showcase

CSU’s Celebrate Undergraduate Research and Creativity (CURC) is an annual event that showcases the creativity and scholarship of undergraduate students across various disciplines. The showcase culminates in a closing ceremony that recognizes all participants and honors award winners. This year, CURC’s showcase was held on Thursday, April 20. Out of over 500 CSU students, three […]

“Communicating the Other across Cultures: From Othering as Equipment for Living, to Communicating Other/Wise”

Julia Khrebtan-Hörhager’s new book published by University of Michigan Press Associate Professor Julia Khrebtan-Hörhager’s book Communicating the Other across Cultures: From Othering as Equipment for Living, to Communicating Other/Wise is being published in November 2023. Communicating the Other across Cultures is available for preorder now. About the book: Communicating the Other across Cultures exposes how we […]

Congratulations to our 2023 College of Liberal Arts Award Recipients!

A number of Communication Studies faculty and students are being recognized by CSU’s College of Liberal Arts for their outstanding work this year. Congratulations to all the award recipients! College of Liberal Arts Awards The following Communication Studies faculty and students will receive their awards at the April 25, 2023 All-College Meeting & Awards Ceremony. […]

Congratulations to our 2023 Celebrate! Colorado State Award Winners

Each year, CSU celebrates the teaching, research, and service achievements of our students, alumni and friends, faculty, and staff as part of the Celebrate! Colorado State Awards. See all award recipients here. The Department of Communication Studies is pleased to be home to two Celebrate! Colorado State award recipients this year. Professor Hye Seung Chung […]

Associate Professor Meara Faw to present at Great Conversations on April 12

On Wednesday, April 12, 2023, Associate Professor Meara Faw will be a featured presenter for the College of Liberal Arts’ Great Conversations program. Her talk will focus on her research on interpersonal communication and health. Faw’s work with local nonprofits on dementia and caregiver research Faw, who runs the Research in Interpersonal Communication Collaborative as […]

Professor Martín Carcasson interviewed on the Media Diversity Institute podcast

Martín Carcasson and Coloradoan newspaper executive editor Eric Larsen interviewed on Media Diversity Institute’s MDI Global podcast: “How is deliberative journalism connecting communities?” On February 9, 2023, Media Diversity Institute’s Tanya Saksewski interviewed Professor Martín Carcasson and the Fort Collins Coloradoan newspaper’s executive editor Eric Larsen on the new MDI Global podcast. In this inaugural […]