Dr. Meara Faw: Saliva's Link to Better Communication

Cryogenic freezing. Wet lab protocols. Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate (DHEAS). You’re not likely to hear these words fall from the mouths of most communication studies faculty when discussing their research. But, if you’re Assistant Professor Dr. Meara Faw, these scientific terms are a clear path to advancing the realm of what we know about interpersonal communication. Faw […]

Dr. Chung receives Alumnus of the Year Award from UCLA Film, Television, and Digital Media Department

By Lindsay McNeish On Friday, March 24, Dr. Hye Seung Chung was awarded the Alumnus of the Year for UCLA’s Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media at the 2017 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference held in Chicago. Established in 2012, the award has been presented to seven other scholars including world-renowned film […]

Join CMST and ACT at the Dr. MLK Jr. March and Celebration Jan. 16

Staff, volunteers, and friends of the ACT Human Rights Film Festival, produced by CSU’s Department of Communication Studies, will join the annual Dr. MLK Jr. March & Celebration in Old Town Square at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 16, 2017. Participants will march from downtown Fort Collins to the Lory Student Center for a community […]

Center celebrates decade of student-cultivated public dialogue

A program that gives CSU students real-world experience facilitating group discussions on difficult community issues celebrated its 10th anniversary this week. CSU’s Center for Public Deliberation marked its first decade at a Nov. 30 reception in the Lory Student Center attended by prominent guests such as Fort Collins Mayor Wade Troxell and state Sen. John […]

Dr. Kit Hughes Joins Media Studies & Visual Culture Faculty

Dr. Kit Hughes, one of three new Department of Communication Studies faculty, welcome to Colorado State University! Dr. Hughes is interested in how corporations use media to create identities. She is also working on a book about the hidden history of TV. In addition to the history of TV, she is a reality TV enthusiast– […]

Dr. Evan Elkins Joins Media Studies and Visual Culture Faculty

Dr. Evan Elkins is a new Department of Communications Studies faculty member this fall semester. He moved to Fort Collins from Oxford, Ohio, after working at Miami University for a year. In a recent interview, Dr. Elkins revealed he is currently working on a book called Locked Out: Regional Restrictions in Digital Entertainment Culture, which […]