Stories from the Department of Communication


 

Snowy flatirons

Announcing the Fall 2022 Dean's List

Jan. 3, 2023

Congratulations to all honorees!

Hellems, home to the Department of Communication

Communication department celebrates 12 national awards

Dec. 12, 2022

The Department of Communication takes home 12 awards from the 2022 National Communication Association Convention.

Rylee Vogel

Class of 2022: Rylee Vogel

Dec. 6, 2022

Rylee Vogel is an actor and a communicator. This year, she’s also the recipient of the December William W. White Outstanding Graduate Award.

a plant sprouts from Monday on a 2022 calendar

CMCI Now: Mission for Change

Dec. 2, 2022

In 2022, the climate-action organization Mission Zero partnered with CMCI for the first time, donating $25,000 to further climate-focused work in the college. Faculty and students undertook seven grant projects, tackling climate issues through innovative storytelling.

globe with plastic containers illustration

CMCI Now: Rethinking Plastic

Dec. 2, 2022

Of all the troubles in the world, why should single-use shopping bags and straws concern you? Ask Associate Professor Phaedra C. Pezzullo, who spells out the chilling ramifications of plastic use in her new podcast and book.

Wronged and Dangerous

CMCI professor unmasks role of gender in right-wing populism

Nov. 20, 2022

In her new book, CMCI Professor Karen Ashcraft takes on gender, specifically masculinity, and its role in right-wing populism, culture wars, public health and more. Learn more about Wronged and Dangerous: Viral Masculinity and the Populist Pandemic in this Q&A with the author herself.

Freight train in Otero

Mapping Injustice

Oct. 25, 2022

CMCI graduate students worked with the state in their quest to map and track environmental injustice in Colorado. Through digital storytelling, students highlighted communities’ environmental concerns as well as the histories of people living in those places.

Danielle Hodge

Building Bridges

Oct. 25, 2022

During the racial reckoning that rose in 2020, Assistant Professor Danielle Hodge launched a new course, Race, Anti-Black Racism and Communication. Two years later, her work continues to bridge disciplines and change the lives of students.

All of the students in Connections pose for a photo together on their first day.Featured from left to right: Top row - Isabella Herrera, Alexandra Corsino, Lhaten Wood, Jaena Moore, Sara Marquez, Johnita Smith, Salem Hill.Bottom Row - Estrella Hernandez, Annika Garr, Hannah Martin, Car'rie Robinson.

CMCI Connects With Colorado High Schoolers Through Summer Program

Aug. 3, 2022

CMCI continues its pre-collegiate outreach efforts through the 2022 Connections: CMCI Summer Academy.High school students, CMCI peer mentors, faculty and staff came together this July to build new bonds and celebrate the first fully in-person year of the program.

Students at Pathways

Future Buffs Explore CMCI During 2022 Summer Pathways Program

July 29, 2022

For the past 10 years, incoming college first-year students have flocked to CU’s campus to get a taste of college life before the semester begins. After two years of COVID-induced restrictions, the Pathways to Excellence program is back in full swing in 2022.

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