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Behind the scenes, ahead of the play: Experts alumni talk sports media careers with students

March 13, 2024

Alumni discussed the future of the sports media industry and shared advice on how to build a career in this competitive field.

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Broadcast icon, an ‘incredible ambassador’ to CU, honored with alumni award

Nov. 2, 2023

Colorado news legend Kim Christiansen has been an icon at CU’s annual alumni awards—and now she’s one of the stars. This year, she was recognized with the Alumni Recognition Award.

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Communication department celebrates 12 national awards

Dec. 12, 2022

The Department of Communication takes home 12 awards from the 2022 National Communication Association Convention.

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Assistant Professor Danielle Hodge builds bridges through anti-Black racism course

June 24, 2022

During the racial reckoning that rose in 2020, Assistant Professor Danielle Hodge launched a new course, Race, Anti-Black Racism and Communication. Two years later, her work continues to bridge disciplines and change the lives of students.

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Local journalism legend Dusty Saunders dies at 90

June 1, 2022

Walter “Dusty” Saunders (Jour’53), a Colorado journalism icon, provided the Front Range with more than 54 years of service at The Rocky Mountain News and The Denver Post. On May 29, he died at age 90.

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Celebrating a century of journalism at CU

April 18, 2022

One hundred years ago, the University of Colorado Board of Regents voted to form the Department of Journalism and create a four-year journalism degree program. Visit the Department of Journalism’s centennial celebration website to learn more about the history of journalism education at CU and to share your own story!

Spencer Wood (StratComm’21) never imagined he'd become a Paralympian as a sophomore at CU Boulder.

Competing in the Winter Paralympics: Meet CMCI Alumnus Spencer Wood

March 4, 2022

Wood (StratComm’21) is competing as an alpine skier for the second time in the Paralympic Winter Games, which take place March 4-13.

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Taulman, Wood To Compete At Paralympics In Beijing

Feb. 17, 2022

The official Olympians count for the Colorado Buffaloes at the Winter Olympics in Beijing grew to 10 after the United States Olympic Committee announced the Paralympic alpine teams, a list that includes sophomore Kyle Taulman and former student Spencer Wood.

Bill Payden

CMCI Now: Payden's Passion

Dec. 22, 2021

Journalist Bill Payden (Jour'57) created the William R. Payden Faculty Excellence Award, the largest faculty award given at the college level at CU Boulder, to recognize superior teaching, research or creative work.

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CMCI Now: Leading Forward

Dec. 22, 2021

Jess Clifton (Advert’03) is thriving in her digital advertising career. Always one to use innovation to solve a problem, Clifton realized young women needed female mentors in the field—so she came up with a solution.