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Erin Schauster

Gaps in advertising and public relations education are due to new roles in social media

Dec. 18, 2015

According to a new study by Erin Schauster, blurred boundaries between advertising and public relations professions–due to new roles in social media–may pose a challenge for educators in those fields.

The cover of Still Life with Rhetoric

Gries Wins Advancement of Knowledge Award for Book on Visual Rhetorics

Dec. 18, 2015

Laurie Gries, an assistant professor of communication, has won a 2016 CCCC Advancement of Knowledge Award for her book, Still Life with Rhetoric: A New Materialist Approach for Visual Rhetorics, which explores how images often spread and change across different media, genres and locations.

New Journal Will Pioneer Use of Multimedia in Scholarly Publications

Nov. 20, 2015

Christian Hammons, an instructor in CU-Boulder’s departments of Critical Media Practices and Anthropology, has received a grant to design and launch a new peer-reviewed, open-access journal called Mimesis: The Journal of Documentary and Ethnographic Media . The journal will be ground-breaking in its use of multimedia. “Many academic journals include...