A videographer, a publisher, and a high school journalism teacher advocate for the importance and role of journalism in preserving and enhancing our democracy.
Steve Weiss documents alumna Taylor Aguilar’s journey in filmmaking after she becomes blind, helping to break down barriers about disability in film.
PhD student Joy Enyinnaya researches trends surrounding COVID information and vaccine hesitancy, providing education about herd immunity and documenting parents’ hesitancies about routine vaccinations in a summer CSU Extension internship in El Paso County.
Ph.D. student Stephanie Scott is investigating how to integrate art therapy and other creative expression into discussions around brain-computer interface (BCI) technologies. Her research explores how BCIs can be more inclusive for neurodiverse users and communication recovery.
Joe Champ, journalism associate professor of science communication, works tirelessly to connect excellent students with amazing opportunities in the Forest Service, National Park Service, and beyond. The students’ experience with CSU’s Center for Science Communication (and a network assisted by Champ) lead to internships, jobs, and unimagined careers.
In the Department of Journalism and Media Communication, together we adapt, understand, and advocate. From hands-on music videos to measuring air quality to alumni entrepreneurship, students and faculty are exploring the ways communication transfers between people.
A citizen-science project aims to see if the act of measuring air quality influences how we understand and think about the air from a day-to-day standpoint. Journalism professors and students are working with air quality scientists to incorporate the social sciences—or the human element—in to their investigation.