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CMCI's advising and internship offices have moved

July 24, 2017

CMCI's advising and internship offices have moved to Folsom stadium. Find them at door #110, right across from the statue of Ralphie and between gates two and three.Read more »
Stevens and CMCI alumnus Christopher Bell pose with Stevens’ son after Bell was awarded the Popular Culture Educator of the Year award in the higher education category.
A comic con-versation with a Media Studies professor

July 6, 2017

J. Richard Stevens is an associate professor of Media Studies in the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Media, Communication and Information, where he studies popular culture, new media theory and digital media skills. He contributed to the book “Articulating the Action Figure: Essays on the Toys and Their Messages”,... Read more »
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Fake news outlets have more media impact than fact-checking outlets

June 20, 2017

In looking at specific types of fake news articles being produced, Vargo and his team found that fake news agendas are becoming more autonomous, meaning their topics are less connected to stories featured by traditional outlets. "They’re more and more often stories that haven’t been trending or haven’t been being talked about," Vargo said. "They’re more original and that’s scary."Read more »
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Nabil Echchaibi featured in the Guardian

June 20, 2017

Media Studies' founding chair opines powerfully on Islam. "My existential crisis as a Muslim man haunts me to the core of my being. Amid the horrendous nihilism of Isis, the dull orthodoxy of self-proclaimed custodians of Islam and the culture of fear in the west which sees everything Muslim as pure evil, I seek an answer to a simple and unasked question: how does it feel to be Muslim today?"Read more »
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Comm associate professor Phaedra Pezzullo discusses Paris Climate Accord in new article

June 5, 2017

Communication associate professor Phaedra C. Pezzullo’s new article for the National Communication Association’s website takes a deep look at the messages sent in the United States’ recent withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord.Read more »
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CEJ director Tom Yulsman featured in bioGraphic magazine

June 5, 2017

Journalism professor and director of the Center for Environmental Journalism, Tom Yulsman, recently had his article “On Thin Ice” published in bioGraphic magazine. The story follows a group of researchers studying changes in sea ice in the Arctic.Read more »
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CMRC awarded Luce grant to investigate religion in the digital age

May 18, 2017

The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded a three-year, $500,000 grant to the Center for Media, Religion and Culture (CMRC) to support an investigation of the changing nature of religious scholarship in the digital age.Read more »
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CMCI grad students and faculty participate in MediaLive 2017

May 18, 2017

Several graduate students and faculty members from the College of Media, Communication and Information were on hand this week to take part in the ongoing MediaLive 2017 . Hosted by the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) and curated by Intermedia Art, Writing and Performance PhD student Maya Livio ,... Read more »
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CMCI welcomes new associate professor of advertising

May 17, 2017

The College of Media, Communication and Information welcomes Glenn Griffin, who will join the Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design (APRD) as an associate professor in August 2017. “We’re excited that Glenn brings more than two decades of experience teaching courses in creativity and portfolio development to the... Read more »
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APRD students pitch ideas to local brewery

May 17, 2017

After a full semester of hard work, students in assistant professor Erin Schauster ’s sustainable brands class had the opportunity to present their briefs to Boulder’s own Upslope Brewing Company last Wednesday. As part of their final project, the students, who were split into teams, showcased their ideas for new... Read more »

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