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After 100 years, university recognized a pioneer

March 8, 2022

Women’s history snapshot: Lucile Berkeley Buchanan graduated in 1918 but wasn’t allowed to walk across the stage with other graduates because she was Black. History overlooked Lucile Berkeley Buchanan, the first African American woman to graduate from the University of Colorado. A dogged CU journalist brought her back to the fore. Tipped off by a newspaper story, Polly McLean, a CU Boulder associate professor of media studies, spent years exhuming Buchanan’s story and, finally, correcting history.

The Denver Post: “Emotional new art exhibition focuses on people directly affected by the King Soopers shooting”

Feb. 17, 2022

Featuring Ross Taylor (Journalism)

Tom Costello

NBC’s Tom Costello to give commencement address

Feb. 9, 2022

CMCI alumnus Tom Costello (Jour'87), an award-winning journalist and Washington correspondent for NBC News, has been selected to address the class of 2022 and campus community at the in-person commencement ceremony on May 5.

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CMCI Reflects on Black History Month 2022

Feb. 7, 2022

CMCI Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Lisa Flores reflects on the history of Blacks and African Americans in the United States—encapsulated in the song, “Lift Every Voice and Sing”—and urges us to bring that history forward both during, and beyond, Black History Month.

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Announcing the Fall 2021 Dean's List

Jan. 6, 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...

Cover of the Fall 2021 CMCI Now

Faculty Now: Fall 2021

Dec. 22, 2021

Updates from our all-star faculty of professors, researchers, producers and innovators for fall 2021.

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CMCI Now: Payden's Passion

Dec. 22, 2021

Journalist Bill Payden (Jour'57) created the William R. Payden Faculty Excellence Award, the largest faculty award given at the college level at CU Boulder, to recognize superior teaching, research or creative work.

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CMCI Now: Leading Forward

Dec. 22, 2021

Jess Clifton (Advert’03) is thriving in her digital advertising career. Always one to use innovation to solve a problem, Clifton realized young women needed female mentors in the field—so she came up with a solution.

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CMCI Now: Never-Ending Story

Dec. 21, 2021

Jad Davenport (MJour'98), a National Geographic represented freelance photographer and writer, delves into the art of storytelling learned from a career in photography, filmmaking and journalism.

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CMCI Now: We Are the Stories We Tell

Dec. 21, 2021

CMCI faculty Lisa Flores, Angie Chuang and Harsha Gangadharbatla remark on how stories—those we tell, pay for and reimagine—intersect with our identities and industries.

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