Published: Dec. 21, 2015

Leysia Palen, professor and founding department chair of Information Science, was recognized at CHI 2015 with a SIGCHI Social Impact award. In her acceptance talk, she discussed Frontiers in Crisis Informatics. Watch now.

SIGCHI (Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction) is the premier international society for professionals, academics and students who are interested in human-technology & human-computer interaction (HCI). The SIGCHI Awards recognize and honor leaders and shapers within the field of human-computer interaction.



Nabil Echchaibi, associate professor and founding department chair of Media Studies, was interviewed by KGNU regarding Donald Trump's recent proposed ban on Muslim immigrants.




Some of CU News Corps' latest work includes "Hardrock River Rising" by Sam Schanfarber:

(Schanfarber won a Hearst Enterprise Reporting award for this work.)

The Gold King Mine Spill was only a symptom of damage caused by hardrock mining, but it may also be the impetus for change.

as well as "Meet Colorado’s Public Defender" by Carol McKinley, which was published by the Colorado Independent.

The state public defender opens up about how his office spends tax dollars, what it’s like to defend the folks everyone hates and his latest big case, the Planned Parenthood shooting.