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, […]

Professor and student discuss what it means to be an American on Colorado Public Radio

Communication Studies Teaching Associate Professor and filmmaker Usama Alshaibi spoke recently with CSU Film Minor Ivy Winfrey on Colorado Public Radio about what it means to be an American. Usama Alshaibi was born in Baghdad, Iraq and immigrated to the U.S. as a child. “The reason earlier immigrants came here, our mothers and fathers and […]

Communication Studies faculty among inaugural cohort of CSU Leadership Fellows

This is an excerpt from a story that originally appeared in Source. The inaugural cohort of Colorado State University Leadership Fellows for the 2021-22 academic year was announced last month. This new program was developed by President Joyce McConnell and university leadership to reach out to and support the many tremendously talented leaders among CSU […]

2021 Communication Studies Awards & Honors

This content originally appeared online in Celebrate CLA! on CLA Source.  Each spring the College of Liberal Arts recognizes faculty and staff for their contributions to their units, the college, the university, their colleagues, and to their profession or discipline. This year four members of the Department of Communication Studies were honored with the following awards.   Distinction in Curricular Innovation Award – Karrin Vasby Anderson  This award is […]

Community Guide Project Amplifes Housing's Impact on Health for Fort Collins Residents

Originally printed in the College of Liberal Arts Magazine When we think about health, many of us think about healthcare for our bodies. But according to the City of Fort Collins’s Home2Health program, “going to the doctor only accounts for about 20 percent of overall well-being.” Access to safe, quality, affordable housing – and the […]

We stand with Black Rams Matter and Black Lives Matter

Dear colleauges, students, alumni and friends: The Department of Communication Studies condemns the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and Sean Reed, and the continued enactment of white privilege across the nation. These are moments when, for many of us, communication fails, words fall far short, and the sounds and images scrolling on […]

Small, wearable air pollution sensors will let workers know what they’re breathing

By Anne Manning This story originally appeared in CSU Source Every day, millions of workers head to their jobs and breathe any number of airborne chemicals, particles or vapors, all of which may or may not be affecting their health. Measuring these pollution exposures – and making that data meaningful to workers and employers – […]

Are you listening? Contribute to research on listening across difference.

Have you ever been accused of “not listening”? Did you feel misunderstood? Have you ever accused someone of poor listening skills because they didn’t engage the way you wanted? Now is your chance to put that misunderstanding to good use by participating in a survey about listening across difference. Data from the 10-minute survey will inform […]

Elinor Light receives Visual Communication Divisions Outstanding Article of the Year award

The National Communication Association awarded Special Assistant Professor Elinor Light the Visual Communication Divisions Outstanding Article of the Year award for her paper, “Aesthetic ruptures: viewing graffiti as the emplaced vernacular.” The article was originally published in March 2018 in The award was presented at the 104th NCA Annual Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah. […]