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Al Nakkula Award

Nakkula Award Submission Deadline: March 9, 2015

Feb. 20, 2015

The Nakkula Award is named for the late Al Nakkula, a 46-year veteran of the Rocky Mountain News, whose bulldog tenacity made him a legendary police reporter.

student with diploma

2014 Graduation Pictures

Dec. 22, 2014

View our favorites. Congratulations to the winter class of 2014!

Heidi Wagner

Nov. 17: Meet Heidi Wagner, Hearst Professional-in-Residence

Nov. 7, 2014

Heidi L. Wagner, vice president of global government affairs for Alexion Pharmaceuticals, is an attorney with more than 20 years of experience in health care legislative and regulatory policy issues. Not all journalism degrees lead to careers in the industry, but Wagner says the skills she obtained while studying journalism at CU proved essential to her success in the booming field of health care policy. Join us for a free lunch and learn how she puts her journalism skills to work in unexpected ways.

Julia Ioffe

Oct. 1: To Russia, With Straight Talk: Media, Culture and Contemporary Crises

Sept. 15, 2014

Drawing on her knowledge of Russian and Western media, Julia Ioffe will discuss how the ongoing conflict in that region is playing out in an increasingly restricted media environment. Date: Oct. 1, 2014 at 6:30p. Location: Eaton Humanities 150.