To celebrate agenda setting’s important role in mass communication theory, CMCI invited junior and senior scholars alike to attend a three-day conference focused on past, present, and future applications. Honored guests included the three seminal theorists.
Author and Deputy Director of CU Boulder’s Center for Environmental Journalism, Michael Kodas, received the 2018 Colorado Book Award in general nonfiction for his book Megafire: The Race to Extinguish a Deadly Epidemic of Flame.
This year, CMCI participants will hold a roundtable discussion on action figures, a presentation on race and gender in the film Black Panther, a “dueling club” debate on the Harry Potter franchise and more.
Former Denver Post editorial page editor Chuck Plunkett will join the University of Colorado Boulder this fall as director of CU News Corps, a program of the College of Media, Communication and Information.
We sat down with graduate Joy Barber from Centennial, Colorado, for her reflections on her college experience. Barber is graduating summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in English.
Associate Professor McLean has spent more than a decade uncovering Buchanan’s story, and will symbolically accept Buchanan’s degree, onstage, at commencement on May 10. Senators and others recently gave an official state recognition of the historical importance of Buchanan.