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Department of Communication

Class of 2020: Department of Communication Student Awards

May 1, 2020

Congratulations to our spring 2020 award recipients.

Center for Environmental Journalism Director Tom Yulsman walks across the snowy fields of Tromsø, Norway, during the 2020 Arctic Frontiers Conference. A longtime climate-science reporter, Yulsman is the former editor-in-chief of EARTH Magazine and currently writes Discover Magazine’s ImaGeo blog. (Photo by Gregory K. Ramirez, Department of Journalism master’s student)

CMCI Celebrates 50 Years of Earth Day with our Top 10 Environmental Reads

April 22, 2020

Happy Earth Day! As environmental Buffs may know, this year’s celebration is extra special, as it’s the 50th anniversary of the annual event, which was first celebrated in 1970. Head to the CU Boulder Environmental Center’s website to see how our campus is celebrating virtually. CMCI has long been a...

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CU Boulder Info Science @ CHI 2020

April 15, 2020

Information Science faculty and graduate students attended the ACM CHI conference on human factors in computing systems, the premier international conference of human-computer interaction.

Casey Fiesler in her office.

Fanfiction Rising

Feb. 25, 2020

How the once-obscure literary genre is giving voice to the voiceless and inspiring a new, more diverse generation of computer scientists.

DCMP PhD Updates February 2020

Feb. 17, 2020

Laurids Andersen Sonne screened his film Passerine in Time at the Sharjah Film Platform held at the Sharjah Art Foundation in December 2019. His film Monolithography was shown at Revolutions Per Minute in Boston on Feb. 2. Roberto Azaretto 's solo piano work, lago. paisajismo abstracto. 2. , was performed...

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How social media makes breakups that much worse

Feb. 14, 2020

Imagine flipping through your Facebook News Feed on Valentine’s Day and spotting a notification that your ex is now “in a relationship.” Scenarios like these are real and not uncommon, according to a new CU Boulder study exploring how breaking up is even harder to do in the digital age.

Solar Arcade

Fiske exhibits let you visit the sun without burning your feet

Jan. 31, 2020

CMCI PhD student Minso Kim was the designer and project manager for the second of those exhibits, an installation dubbed the Solar Arcade. She wanted her project to dive into the strange behavior of the sun’s contorting magnetic fields.

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.

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.”

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CU Boulder faculty and students tackle trending topics at AEJMC

Aug. 7, 2019

Twenty College of Media, Communication and Information faculty and graduate students are presenting 15 peer-reviewed research papers at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in Toronto today through Saturday, Aug. 10.

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