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Designing Tech with Mortality in Mind

March 18, 2021

It’s inevitable that at some point we must all “get our affairs in order,” and when we do, there are checklists, policies and professionals to help create everything from wills and trusts to advance directives. But a key element––guidance surrounding technology and end-of-life planning––is missing. Assistant Professor Jed Brubaker will work to close this gap through a five-year research project supported by a prestigious NSF CAREER grant.

Stop Asian Hate

On Anti-Asian Racism and Discrimination

March 18, 2021

Perhaps we should no longer be surprised by the constancy of racist violence. Still, each new moment hits hard. The weight of the violence and the loss grows. The most recent moment, the deaths of eight people in Atlanta, six of whom were Asian women, is one more marker of...

CMCI Summer Bootcamp

Register for Summer Session! Scholarships Available

March 16, 2021

Taking courses this summer? CMCI has 20 summer scholarships ($500 each) available for undergraduate students.

Tiara R. Na’puti

Tiara R. Na’puti among recipients of the President's Diversity Award

March 8, 2021

The Communication assistant professor was one of four winners. The award recognizes significant achievements of university community members in developing a culturally and intellectually diverse university community, reflective of inclusive excellence. Awardees, each of whom received $2,000, engage in meaningful diversity activities beyond their primary CU responsibilities.

Bateman entries

Buffs bring civility through Bateman Competition

March 5, 2021

In the public relations world, the Bateman Case Study Competition is legendary. Renowned since its inception in the 70s, the year-long project tests students’ abilities to plan, produce and execute a full-scale public relations campaign. This academic year marks CU Boulder’s first foray into the competition––an accomplishment that happens to coincide with the program being named an A-list school by PR News. CU’s contenders are competing against 370 PRSSA affiliated chapters, all respected public relations departments across the country.

Alisha Lau

Alisha Lau among the the 2020–21 Student Leader of the Year awardees

Feb. 22, 2021

The strategic communication student consistently demonstrates honor, integrity and accountability. She will be recognized on Feb. 23, 2021, during the marquee event of the Leo Hill Speaker Series.

CMCI Reflects on Black History Month

CMCI Reflects on Black History Month: 2021

Feb. 18, 2021

"As a member of the CMCI community, I hope you will pause with us today, for the rest of the month and in the future to consider the significance Black history has in higher education," says Lisa Flores, CMCI's Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Co-Chair of the CU Boulder IDEA Council

Morgan Klaus Scheuerman, an Information Science PhD student, has been awarded the Microsoft Research Fellowship for 2021. He studies how and why facial recognition technologies get it wrong.  Credit: Casey Cass/CU Boulder

How computers see us: Microsoft Fellow working to curb discrimination by AI

Feb. 16, 2021

Morgan Klaus Scheuerman, an Information Science PhD student, has been awarded the Microsoft Research Fellowship for 2021. He studies how and why facial recognition technologies get it wrong.

Vaughn scuba diving

Getting to the bottom of the internet’s carbon footprint

Feb. 9, 2021

Media Studies scholar’s project aims to green the internet’s undersea infrastructure

Rafaelo Infante (left) and Andre Gruber

CMCI Now: More Than a Starter

Feb. 8, 2021

Short for fermentation, the small-scale bakery, Ferment, is a start-up enterprise that Andre Gruber, an engineering major, and Rafaelo Infante, a strategic communication major, launched in the spring while most of the state was shut down.

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