Oct. 17, 2019Each year, Homecoming is dedicated to a Northern Arizona University staff or faculty member who has shown their Lumberjack pride through exceptional service to the … Read more about Celebrate excellence at NAU’s annual Homecoming Dedicatee Banquet
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Marielle de la Fuente was tired.
She’d spent hours the previous day dancing—line dancing, square dancing, two-stepping—any kind of dance in which a shout of “yeehaw!” was appropriate when the music ended. And that was only Tuesday. On Thursday she was interviewing folk singer and storyteller Tony Norris and Friday she’d learn the ins and outs of a local country radio station.
Oh, and she did all of it on camera in a language that’s not her first.
De la Fuente is… Read more
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Editor’s note: Film instructor Paul Helford opined on who likely will take home the coveted golden statues at the Academy Awards on Sunday and what surprises Oscar may have in store for viewers.
“La La Land” is all but a lock. With 14 nominations, it ties the record set by “All About Eve,” which won six in 1951, and “Titanic” which won 11 in 1998. Eleven Oscars is the record, also achieved by “Ben Hur” in 1959 and “Lord… Read more
Northern Arizona University is opening the media lens to twenty Native American high school students this summer. The Andy Harvey Native American Broadcast Journalism Workshop kicked off this week and the students are buzzing around the newsroom telling their stories.
The fifth annual workshop gives students the opportunity to learn broadcast news while working in the School of Communication’s student media center newsroom.
“The reason I continue to come back are the people and the instructors and it seems to… Read more
A true story well told still holds a high place, even in a world packed with digital options for distraction and entertainment. Now storytellers who want to rise above the noise have a new opportunity to hone their skills at Northern Arizona University.
The master’s degree in communication with an emphasis in documentary studies being offered for the first time this fall addresses an “increased hunger” for documentary stories, said Kurt Lancaster, associate professor in the NAU School of… Read more
An exhibition of fictional worlds created by visual communication students opens next week in the School of Communication, with a showcase of sketches, prints, journals, books and digital images.
An opening reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the School of Communication Gallery on the second floor. The exhibit is curated by Rodrigo de Toledo, associate professor of visual communication, and showcases student works from his Fictional World Design class. The worlds were created… Read more