Published: Feb. 22, 2017

2015 Diversity SummitSeveral CMCI faculty will be among the many speakers slated to present at CU Boulder’s 2017 Diversity and Inclusion Summit this week.

CMCI center BoulderTalks is hosting a series of “Post-election dialogues: Moving forward with diversity and inclusion” sessions, which aim to facilitate conversation among the CU community about their views on the recent presidential election and the current political climate. The goal is to foster discussion that can shape the university’s policy towards inclusion and diversity moving forward.

The dialogues will take place from 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Thursday in the UMC’s Glenn Miller Ballroom. View more information and the full schedule.

Journalism assistant professor Patrick Ferrucci will present on “Exploring Fake News: How It Happens and How to Spot It”. The talk will examine various theories of media sociology to understand how fake news happens and spreads. The talk will also be on Thursday, from 3:30-4:45 p.m. in UMC 247.

For a full schedule of the summit, visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement’s website.