Published: Aug. 29, 2017

Kellie Brownlee, MA student, had her review of the book by Hacker Daniels (Ed.). (2016). Communication and the Global Landscape of Faith, published in the Central States Communication Association Newsletter; February 2017, Volume 85, Issue 1.

Nick Burk, PhD student, accepted a tenure-track position in Communication at California State University, Chico, starting in Fall 2017.

Larry Frey, Professor, was featured in an interview published in the 2017 Central States Communication Association Newsletter for his selection into the Central States Communication Association’s Hall of Fame. Larry also published the essay “Communication Scholarship, Civic Engagement, and Social Justice Activism” in the March 2017 special issue of Spectra on “Communication’s Role in Social Justice and Civic Engagement” and he was the focus of a special scholar conversation panel-length interview (conducted by David Palmer, University of Northern Colorado) that reflected on his research and instructional contributions, held at the 2017 Central States Communication Association. In addition, Larry presented the keynote speech “Taking’ it to the Streets and Seats: Promoting Social Justice through Communication Activism Research and Teaching” for the 2017 Harriet Elliott Lecture Series on Voice, Activism, & Democracy at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, for Lambda Pi Eta’s Communication Research Week at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and for the Communication Studies Graduate Student Association’s Spring Colloquium at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Stephanie Hartzell, PhD student, accepted a position as an assistant professor in Communication at California State University, Long Beach, for Fall 2017.

Adam Lauver, PhD student, was featured in a piece on the Theatre Department's outreach tour. He is performing in Odyssey Remixed, a program that brings live theatre to schools and community centers across the Front Range and beyond. The performance swaps genders to highlight the gender inequity in the original story. The article is on the Public Outreach and Community Engagement page in CU Boulder Today.

Kathryn Leslie, PhD student, received the Top Student Paper in the Instructional Communication division at Western Communication Association’s annual conference in Salt Lake City.  Her paper was titled "Color outside the lines: Exploring student participation through creative analytic practice."

Tiara  Na’puti, Assistant Professor, gave an invited talk in March at the University of Kansas. The title of her talk was "Decolonization and the Marianas Movement for Environmental Justice.”

Bryan Taylor, Professor, published an article, “‘The movie has to go forward’: Surveying the Media–Security Relationship”  in the Annals of the International Communication Association, 41:1 (2017): 46-69.