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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.

Information Science: Papers and Presentations

Oct. 1, 2019

William Aspray and James Cortada just published their book, "From Urban Legends to Political Fact-Checking" (Springer). PhD students Anthony Pinter , Aaron Jiang , Katie Gach , and Jim Dykes , along with Melanie Sidwell (Media Studies) and Prof. Jed Brubaker had a paper titled "'Am I Never Going to...

Information Science: Grants and New Initiatives

Oct. 1, 2019

Prof. Robin Burke was awarded a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation for the project "Realizing Fairness in Recommender Systems: Intersectionality, Tools, Explanation". The project will study how concepts of fairness developed for machine learning can be extended to personalized recommender systems in such areas as philanthropy, news and...

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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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Class of 2019: CMCI student awards

May 8, 2019

Congratulations to all of our 2019 award winners and graduates.

Mozilla Blog: $2.4 Million in Prizes for Schools Teaching Ethics Alongside Computer Science

April 30, 2019

Mozilla is awarding $2.4 million to 17 initiatives that integrate ethics into undergraduate computer science courses.

Vox: How airport scanners discriminate against passengers of color

April 17, 2019

The issue isn’t that the technology itself is racist — instead, as Morgan Klaus Scheuerman, an Information Science PhD student at the University of Colorado Boulder and one of the signatories of the letter told The Verge at the time, these technologies “are reinforcing human biases” and perpetuating inequality as a result.

Slate: Why Archive of Our Own’s Surprise Hugo Nomination Is Such a Big Deal

April 9, 2019

Casey Fiesler: Over the past four years, as I’ve studied online fandom platforms , I’ve heard from thousands of AO3 users, some of whom have described the platform and the community that surrounds it as having literally saved their lives. In addition to teaching writing skills (with many writers going...

Fast Company: 7 problems with President Trump’s ‘American AI’ Initiative

Feb. 25, 2019

Morgan Klaus Scheuerman, a researcher at University of Colorado Boulder who studies gender recognition algorithms, believes that the government should work toward actual policies to hold agencies accountable for their AI development, not just technical guidelines:

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Get ready for graduation

Feb. 5, 2019

The CMCI recognition ceremony at the CU Event Center will take place the day after CU's graduation ceremony at Folsom Field.

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