Stories featuring graduate students. 


 

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CMCI researchers dive into ‘dual experience’ of LGBTQ users on TikTok

Feb. 21, 2022

In a study published in January, researchers Ellen Simpson and Bryan Semaan, both with the College of Media, Communication and Information, analyzed how people who identify as LGBTQ adopted and experienced TikTok. They found that, while the participants enjoyed some aspects of the platform, they never quite felt at home using it.

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Learn who won the Three Minute Thesis competition

Feb. 17, 2022

The fifth annual Three Minute Thesis competition held on Feb. 9, featuring 11 finalists, resulted in a winner, a tie for runner-up and a winner of the people's choice award.

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Tips to avoid your ex on social media this Valentine’s Day

Feb. 9, 2022

Did you just see a Facebook “memory” of your ex from Valentine’s Day…three years ago, and now you’re bummed or just annoyed? Blame the algorithms, says Anthony Pinter, a doctoral student in the information science department and soon-to-be ATLAS faculty member.

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CMCI Now: Connecting Through Trauma

Dec. 22, 2021

Samira Rajabi, assistant professor of media studies, spent years battling a brain tumor. Her experience of trauma and finding support through social media inspired research she hopes will help others.

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CMCI Now: What's your story?

Personal brands are about building reputation, so how do you build yours online? Parisa Tashakori, a CMCI advertising, public relations and media design instructor, guides students through the process.

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CMCI Now: #BreakTheScript

Dec. 21, 2021

Ever felt like your doctor’s questions missed the mark? Carey Candrian (Comm’04; MComm’07; PhDComm’11), associate professor of health communication at the CU School of Medicine, shares why healthcare needs to be reimagined one sentence at a time.

CMCI Now Fall 2021

CMCI Now: Read the Latest Issue

Dec. 20, 2021

From undergraduates to doctoral candidates, the college equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to produce, gather, archive, curate, analyze and evaluate the flood of information, messages, data, images, sounds and ideas that populate our complex and rapidly evolving global media landscape. Check out the newest edition of our award-winning magazine.

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NEST mural quest takes public art to new level

Sept. 10, 2021

Seven science-inspired, larger-than-life artworks are welcoming students, staff and faculty back to campus this fall. Take and share photos of them through Oct. 10 for a chance to win a $50 gift card at the CU Boulder Bookstore.

CU Boulder Today: “NEST mural quest takes public art to new level”

Sept. 9, 2021

Featuring Erin Espelie (Critical Media Practices) and Joanne Marras Tate (Communication PhD student)

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CU Boulder CMCI scholars take top awards and present research at AEJMC 2021

July 21, 2021

CU Boulder CMCI students and faculty from four departments represented 16 divisions and interest groups during this year’s Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference, held virtually from Aug. 4 through 7.

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