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Announcing the Spring 2022 Dean's List

June 2, 2022

CMCI students who have completed at least 12 credit hours of CU Boulder course work for a letter grade in any single semester and achieve a term grade point average of 3.75 or better are included on the Dean’s List. They receive a notation on their transcript and a letter...

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Local journalism legend Dusty Saunders dies at 90

June 1, 2022

Walter “Dusty” Saunders (Jour’53), a Colorado journalism icon, provided the Front Range with more than 54 years of service at The Rocky Mountain News and The Denver Post. On May 29, he died at age 90.

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Watch our Graduation Recognition Ceremony

May 4, 2022

Congratulations to our 2022 graduates! We are thrilled to celebrate with you and are proud to call each of you a Forever Buff. Our ceremony is available online, watch now!

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Class of 2022: Hannah Prince

Co-founder and former editor-in-chief of The Bold, Hannah Prince will graduate this month as the 2022 Department of Journalism’s William W. White Outstanding Senior. She’ll apply her journalism training in her next adventure as an intern for ABC News.

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Class of 2022: Honors and Distinction Graduates


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Celebrating a century of journalism at CU

April 18, 2022

One hundred years ago, the University of Colorado Board of Regents voted to form the Department of Journalism and create a four-year journalism degree program. Visit the Department of Journalism’s centennial celebration website to learn more about the history of journalism education at CU and to share your own story!

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Meet Ralph Crosman, CU’s first head of journalism

April 14, 2022

In 1922, Ralph L. Crosman became the first head of the newly formed Department of Journalism at the University of Colorado. In a career marked by innovation and leadership, Crosman was an advocate for students and for improving journalism education.

9News: “Portrait exhibit honors people impacted by King Soopers shooting”

March 21, 2022

Featuring Ross Taylor (Journalism)

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Injustice in juvenile courts: Investigative series wins 2022 Al Nakkula Award

An investigative reporting series into the juvenile justice system in Rutherford County, Tennessee, won the 2022 Al Nakkula Award for Police Reporting. Produced by Nashville Public Radio’s Meribah Knight and ProPublica’s Ken Armstrong, the series revealed systemic injustice, sparked reform and demonstrated expert reporting on a secretive system.

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CMCI faculty member documents community rebuilding after 2021 King Soopers shooting

March 14, 2022

Professor Ross Taylor turns a lens toward healing as the Boulder community recovers from last spring’s tragedy.