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.

Out in the field

"Last Moments" panel explores the human-animal bond before death though photojournalism

April 16, 2019

The Center for Western Civilization, Thought & Policy will host a panel discussing the somber experience of losing a pet. This discussion accompanies the "Last Moments" photo gallery on display at St. Aidan's Episcopal Church. "Last Moments" is a photo essay by CU Assistant Professor and photojournalist Ross Taylor.

Slate: Why Archive of Our Own’s Surprise Hugo Nomination Is Such a Big Deal

April 9, 2019

Casey Fiesler: Over the past four years, as I’ve studied online fandom platforms , I’ve heard from thousands of AO3 users, some of whom have described the platform and the community that surrounds it as having literally saved their lives. In addition to teaching writing skills (with many writers going...

Colorado Daily: CU Boulder lands $700K grant to support reporting on water issues

April 3, 2019

A journalism initiative to expand coverage of Western water issues is launching this month at the University of Colorado Boulder with support from a two-year, $700,000 grant from the Walton Family Foundation

NPR: Pat Ferrucci: How Does The Language Of Sports Journalism Reveal Racial Biases?

March 28, 2019

That's the voice of Pat Ferrucci on the TED stage. Pat teaches journalism at the University of Colorado.

USA Today: 13 were murdered in Binghamton, NY, in 2009. Why has the world forgotten?

March 27, 2019

"The narrative of the story did not resonate with the mainstream," said Angie Chuang, an associate professor of journalism at the University of Colorado at Boulder, who has studied the media reaction to Binghamton's mass murder. "It was very much a perception of immigrants killing other immigrants."

Discover: Plastered! Images from space show just how much snow has accumulated in large parts of the U.S. West

Feb. 25, 2019

After a shocking dearth of snow last year, the Sierra Nevada mountains of California and Nevada truly have been getting plastered, helping to build up the snowpack that millions of people depend on for water.

Colorado Sun: Plunkett: The awful lessons of Goodloe Sutton, racism and hate

Feb. 24, 2019

A strong editorial can change things. Its power comes from the fact it represents a voice far greater than any one individual. Writing editorials isn’t the same as other types of writing. Reading them puts you in a different state of mind. Chuck Plunkett, former Denver Post editorial page editor, directs the CU News Corps program within the journalism department at the University of Colorado Boulder. @chuckplunkett

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CMCI Now: Symbiosis

Feb. 3, 2019

After winning CU Boulder Grand Challenge funding, the co-founders of the new Nature, Environment, Science and Technology Studio for the Arts harness the symbiosis of artistic and scientific thinking.

Denver 7: Facebook aging challenge got us thinking about how to clear history on social media

Jan. 28, 2019

Featuring Information Science Assistant Professor Casey Fiesler

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