Harsha and daughter

Unboxing videos fueling kids' tantrums, breeding consumerism

Dec. 4, 2019

According to new University of Colorado Boulder research, the “unboxing videos” children are watching on their smartphones or tablets today may be parents’ new nemesis.

Wendy Kale

Wendy Kale (Comm'79) inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame

Dec. 3, 2019

The Daily Camera has combined the memorial funds for two longtime journalists, Wendy Kale (Comm'79) and Kevin Kaufman, into one scholarship that will help media students at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Larry Frey

Communication activism pioneer earns NCA lifetime achievement award

Nov. 13, 2019

This week, the National Communication Association (NCA) will honor Professor Lawrence R. Frey with the Distinguished Scholar Award, which recognizes NCA members for a lifetime of scholarly achievement in the study of human communication.

Making Waves

Making Waves

Nov. 11, 2019

As the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II approaches and airwaves begin to fill with stories of distant battles won and the brave men who fought them, Kathleen M. Ryan, a documentary filmmaker and associate professor of journalism, is focused on the veteran women who helped make those victories possible.

Chris Bell

Exploring what we give to children to teach them about gender

Nov. 10, 2019

Leading up to next week's Diversity and Inclusion Summit, we sat down with keynote speaker Christopher Bell (PhDMediaSt’09), University of Colorado Colorado Springs professor and Pixar consultant. Catch his talk at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom.

Hellems

Communication faculty receive national awards

Nov. 6, 2019

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

CSCW 2019

Information Science attends the 22nd ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing

Nov. 4, 2019

Faculty and students affiliated with the Department of Information Science will be presenting work at the CSCW 2019 conference, the premier venue for research on computer-supported cooperative work and social computing.

Art by Nigel Buchanan

Tom Garfinkel (Comm'91) Is Made for Miami

Oct. 29, 2019

As vice chairman, president and CEO of the Miami Dolphins, Tom Garfinkel (Comm’91) has led an off-the-field resurrection of one of the NFL’s most storied franchises.

A woman seen through facial recognition software

Facial recognition software has a gender problem

Oct. 10, 2019

“We knew there were inherent biases in these systems around race and ethnicity and we suspected there would also be problems around gender,” said senior author Jed Brubaker, an assistant professor of Information Science. “We set out to test this in the real world.”

INFO student work

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.

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