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Racial stereotypes influence perception of NFL quarterbacks

Aug. 21, 2017

Racial stereotypes affect the public’s perception of NFL quarterbacks and may, in some cases, become a self-fulfilling prophecy for black athletes, new CU Boulder research shows. Two recently published studies authored by Patrick Ferrucci, an assistant professor in the College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI) , suggest that unconscious...

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Morgan Reno: Launching a career with an advertising giant

July 25, 2017

Few companies can boast the type of instant brand recognition that Nike has achieved. Throughout the decades, the sports apparel and equipment giant has produced some of the most iconic advertisements worldwide. None of that intimidates Morgan Reno, a strategic communication major and senior in the University of Colorado Boulder’s...

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CMCI's advising and internship offices have moved

July 24, 2017

CMCI's advising and internship offices have moved to Folsom stadium. Find them at door #110, right across from the statue of Ralphie and between gates two and three.

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Nabil Echchaibi featured in the Guardian

June 20, 2017

Media Studies' founding chair opines powerfully on Islam. "My existential crisis as a Muslim man haunts me to the core of my being. Amid the horrendous nihilism of Isis, the dull orthodoxy of self-proclaimed custodians of Islam and the culture of fear in the west which sees everything Muslim as pure evil, I seek an answer to a simple and unasked question: how does it feel to be Muslim today?"

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Comm associate professor Phaedra Pezzullo discusses Paris Climate Accord in new article

June 5, 2017

Communication associate professor Phaedra C. Pezzullo’s new article for the National Communication Association’s website takes a deep look at the messages sent in the United States’ recent withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord.

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CEJ director Tom Yulsman featured in bioGraphic magazine

June 5, 2017

Journalism professor and director of the Center for Environmental Journalism, Tom Yulsman, recently had his article “On Thin Ice” published in bioGraphic magazine. The story follows a group of researchers studying changes in sea ice in the Arctic.

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CMRC awarded Luce grant to investigate religion in the digital age

May 18, 2017

The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded a three-year, $500,000 grant to the Center for Media, Religion and Culture (CMRC) to support an investigation of the changing nature of religious scholarship in the digital age.

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Class of 2017: Entrepreneurs revolutionize business education

May 11, 2017

When Jake Hurwitz and Nathan Moses met, neither predicted they’d wind up as business partners. The two have teamed up on Eyesight Collective, a video series aimed at helping student entrepreneurs gain business skills by learning from industry leaders.

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Students win awards at the Young Ones international advertising contest

May 10, 2017

Fourteen students from the Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design were award winners at the One Club’s Young Ones international advertising contest. The students, who worked in teams to create advertising and branding campaigns for companies in response to fictitious scenarios, won a silver, a bronze and three...

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Journalism programs earn reaccreditation

May 1, 2017

In a 23-0 decision among voting members on Friday, April 28, the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) granted full reaccreditation to CU Boulder's undergraduate and graduate journalism programs.

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