Study with us this summer!

Taking a course during CSU’s summer session offers wonderful benefits such as a significantly reduced course length, small class size, and more. Enrollment opens today! Just head to to learn more. Communication Studies is offering dozens of sections of classes this summer in four-, eight-, and 12-week terms from May 15 through August 6. […]

Celebrating one year of Coloradoan Conversations

A more positive discussion of local issues This March marks one year since the Fort Collins newspaper the Coloradoan brought back their opinion page in the form of Coloradoan Conversations. Coloradoan Conversations is a joint effort with our Center for Public Deliberation’s (CPD’s) Northern Colorado Deliberative Journalism Project. Each week, the Coloradoan picks one or […]

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 […]

“Taking on Two Crises: Democracy and Journalism”

Martín Carcasson’s article published in National Civic Review Professor and Center for Public Deliberation Director Martín Carcasson has published the article “Taking on Two Crises: Democracy and Journalism” in National Civic Review. Excerpt: Dual crises in democracy and journalism are occurring in communities across the country. Democracy is struggling as partisanship, polarization, and growing authoritarian […]

“How a university partnership helps The Coloradoan build opinion content and audience engagement”

CPD’s Deliberative Journalism Project of Northern Colorado featured in Better News This month, Eric Larsen, executive editor of the Fort Collins newspaper The Coloradoan, wrote about the success of our Center for Public Deliberation’s (CPD’s) Deliberative Journalism Project of Northern Colorado for Better News. Larsen discusses how The Coloradoan, in partnership with the CPD and […]

“A Critical History of Chinese Film Remakes: From Shanghai to Hong Kong to Beijing and Beyond”

Scott Diffrient’s article published in Quarterly Review of Film and Video Professor Scott Diffrient has published the article “A Critical History of Chinese Film Remakes: From Shanghai to Hong Kong to Beijing and Beyond” in Quarterly Review of Film and Video. Excerpt: As James Aston and Lin Feng point out in the Introduction of their recently published […]

Queer Memory Project Celebrates LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month October is LGBT History Month, an annual opportunity to celebrate and learn about the historical figures and significant events that built today’s queer community and moved our society toward acceptance. For years the history of these marginalized communities was hidden, overlooked, or even destroyed, but programs like the Queer Memory Project of […]

New CSU alumna launches into the film industry

Transitioning from a high schooler to a professional wasn’t easy for Jennifer, but she credits CSU for providing an environment that supports students through this challenging time. “What made CSU stand out to me was the abundance of resources that CSU programs provided. I also had fantastic professors who not only cared about my academics but my personal well-being,” she says.