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Communication department celebrates 12 national awards

Dec. 12, 2022

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

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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.

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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.

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Buffs Journalism: From 1892 to Today

Oct. 25, 2022

On Sept. 13, 1892, The Silver and Gold made its appearance in the field of college journalism. Explore this multimedia timeline to trace the history of student news—made by students for students—from that first edition to today.

The New York Times Style Magazine: “These Literary Memoirs Take a Different Tack”

Sept. 26, 2022

Featuring Megan O’ Grady (Journalism)

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Mimesis Documentary Festival Returns to Boulder

July 28, 2022

The third annual Mimesis Documentary Festival will be held in Boulder from Tuesday, Aug. 2, to Sunday, Aug. 7. The festival, which is open to the public and University of Colorado Boulder community, is hosted by the College of Media, Communication and Information’s Center for Documentary and Ethnographic Media (CDEM).

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Assistant Professor Danielle Hodge builds bridges through anti-Black racism course

June 24, 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.

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Meet Ralph Crosman, CU’s first head of journalism

April 14, 2022

In 1922, Ralph L. Crosman became the first head of the newly formed Department of Journalism at the University of Colorado. In a career marked by innovation and leadership, Crosman was an advocate for students and for improving journalism education.

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Millions are turning to TikTok for the latest on Ukraine, but can the platform be trusted?

March 22, 2022

As the crisis in Ukraine continues, TikTok has become a primary outlet for spreading information, causing some to refer to the conflict as TikTok's first war. Casey Fiesler, an assistant professor of information science, discusses the role TikTok is playing in the Ukraine crisis.

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