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Announcing the Spring 2024 Dean's List

May 24, 2024

CMCI students who have completed at least 12 credit hours of CU Boulder course work for a letter grade in any single semester and achieve a term grade point average of 3.75 or better are included on the Dean’s List. They receive a notation on their transcript and a letter...

A memorial in Las Vegas, with flowers, balloons, photos and candles, to honor victims of a mass shooting.

No shot: Why we won’t pull the trigger on gun control

May 15, 2024

Following years of high-profile shootings, Chris Vargo expected to find rising public salience around gun control. He didn’t.

Celebrating our graduates!

Class of 2024: William W. White Honorees

William W. White Outstanding Seniors are chosen by department faculty to recognize academic merit, professional achievement and service to the college. The Outstanding Graduate award honors the CMCI student with the highest overall GPA in their graduating class.


Class of 2024: Andrew Schwartz

Before Andrew Schwartz knew he’d be an information science major, he had already attended a class. Now, he’s graduating—with a second major in philosophy—as the College of Media, Communication and Information's William W. White Outstanding Graduate.

Bianca Perez

Class of 2024: Bianca Perez

A CMCI graduate’s working-class upbringing has given her a unique perspective on tech, wage theft and exploitation, which she’s bringing to an Ivy League doctoral program.

Two students test out a green screen and professional camera gear at J-Day.

In 20 years, journalism has changed dramatically. So has journalism at CU

April 23, 2024

After more than two decades, J-Day is coming back to CU Boulder. The daylong event teaches high school students the skills to run a successful publication through workshops.

Emily King Kinsey standing on the trail at Chautauqua Park, with the Flatirons in the background.

Is communication around climate change just hot air?

April 17, 2024

Researcher’s experience in advertising, marketing and PR gives her a unique angle to study organizational communications and policy around climate impact and awareness.

Harsha teaching from the front of the room.

The head—and the back—of the class

April 4, 2024

Harsha Gangadharbatla loves the challenge of inspiring students who sit in the last row of the lecture hall. His attention to his craft and his classes led to a prestigious teaching award from the American Academy of Advertising last month.

Four panelists smile as they react to a question from a student in the audience.

Behind the scenes, ahead of the play: Experts alumni talk sports media careers with students

March 13, 2024

Alumni discussed the future of the sports media industry and shared advice on how to build a career in this competitive field.

Ruha Benjamin speaks at a podium against a black background.

When it comes to tech, think inputs before impacts

March 8, 2024

Princeton professor Ruha Benjamin challenged students to think more critically about technology’s advances—and the people who are left behind and excluded from those benefits.