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Department of Information Science earns awards

Oct. 7, 2019

The Department of Information Science has recently earned several grants and awards from organizations both on and off campus.

Information Science: Papers and Presentations

Oct. 1, 2019

William Aspray and James Cortada just published their book, "From Urban Legends to Political Fact-Checking" (Springer). PhD students Anthony Pinter , Aaron Jiang , Katie Gach , and Jim Dykes , along with Melanie Sidwell (Media Studies) and Prof. Jed Brubaker had a paper titled "'Am I Never Going to...

Information Science: Grants and New Initiatives

Oct. 1, 2019

Prof. Robin Burke was awarded a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation for the project "Realizing Fairness in Recommender Systems: Intersectionality, Tools, Explanation". The project will study how concepts of fairness developed for machine learning can be extended to personalized recommender systems in such areas as philanthropy, news and...

DCMP September Graduate Student Updates

Oct. 1, 2019

Roberto Azaretto recently received a PhD in music composition from SUNY in Buffalo, New York. Two of his works have been performed in Buffalo this year: Eigengrau , for four instruments, was premiered in April by the Australian Ensemble Elision and Verfremdungen, and M (2) was premiered by the Hayley-Laufer...

DCMP September Faculty Updates

Oct. 1, 2019

Associate Professor Reece Auguiste presented a paper on African archives and multimedia arts, and conducted a seminar on the essay film and African documentary practice at the University of Witwatersrand's RE-Framing Africa: Restructuring the Self conference in South Africa. He presented work in the On Film series at the University...

Stephanie Spray awarded Science Sandbox and Catapult Film Fund grants

Oct. 1, 2019

Assistant Professor Stephanie Spray is in postproduction for her film Edge of Time , which won a Sundance Institute and Science Sandbox grant. She is in production for another film, Patagonia Park , which won a Catapult Film Fund grant. She also contributed a chapter to the Routledge Handbook of...

Erin Espelie awarded Mellon Foundation grant

Oct. 1, 2019

Assistant Professor Erin Espelie ––along with Natural Hazards Center Director Lori Peek, Art and Art History Assistant Professor Brianne Cohen, and Director of the Center for Native and Indigenous Studies Andrew Cowell––has been awarded a $225,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a Sawyer Seminar at CU...

Latino Review: Your Privilege of Innocence Is Killing People

Sept. 9, 2019

Recent events like the inhumane treatment of refugees at the border and the horrific mass shooting of El Paso have many asking a simple but loaded question: “What the hell is happening to America?” This question implies not only a remarkable sense of incredulity but also an innocence that is dangerous and deadly. An innocence that hides behind a privilege of ignorance despite a long and dreadful legacy of racism.

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Communication faculty receive national awards

Sept. 9, 2019

The National Communication Association recently recognized the work of three Department of Communication faculty with national awards.

Mozilla Blog: $2.4 Million in Prizes for Schools Teaching Ethics Alongside Computer Science

April 30, 2019

Mozilla is awarding $2.4 million to 17 initiatives that integrate ethics into undergraduate computer science courses.

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