After a shocking dearth of snow last year, the Sierra Nevada mountains of California and Nevada truly have been getting plastered, helping to build up the snowpack that millions of people depend on for water.
A strong editorial can change things. Its power comes from the fact it represents a voice far greater than any one individual. Writing editorials isn’t the same as other types of writing. Reading them puts you in a different state of mind. Chuck Plunkett, former Denver Post editorial page editor, directs the CU News Corps program within the journalism department at the University of Colorado Boulder. @chuckplunkett
Alumna Savannah Sellers (Jour'13)—correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC and co-host of Stay Tuned, NBC’s Generation Z news brand—will deliver the university’s May 9 commencement address at Folsom Field.
A scholarship drive has been launched to honor the memory of Kevin Kaufman, the longtime executive editor of the Daily Camera, who died Sunday after a months-long battle with cancer. Scholarship funds will support an ongoing journalism scholarship to the College of Media, Communications and Information at the University of Colorado in Kaufman's name and honor.
A series illuminating the deaths of mentally ill people in jails throughout the country—often under horrific and preventable circumstances—is the winner of the 2019 Al Nakkula Award for police reporting.
Each year, five exceptional journalists are awarded a Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism. Over a nine-month period, fellows attend classes at the University of Colorado Boulder, participate in weekly seminars and field trips, and pursue their own journalistic projects on a wide range of environmental topics. Former fellows have...