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Grant for Climate Change Journalism Will Turn Students into Arctic Explorers

April 28, 2016

In September 2016, master’s students will travel north to explore Svalbard, the arctic archipelago that scientists call “ground zero” of climate change, thanks to a new grant received by the Center for Environmental Journalism in collaboration with Norwegian colleagues.

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CU Independent Named Best Digital-Only Student Publication at Regional Conference

April 18, 2016

Students from the publication also won awards or were finalists for their reporting in numerous categories.

Reporting Team Wins Nakkula Award for Police Reporting

April 11, 2016

The winners of the 2016 Al Nakkula Award for Police Reporting are Ken Armstrong of The Marshall Project and T. Christian Miller of ProPublica.

Four CMCI classes available in Summer Session

March 8, 2016

Four classes—Functions of Communication; Community Dialogue; Coding for Communicators; History of Television News—will be offered by CMCI in summer session at CU-Boulder.

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CU Student Documentary wins Best of Competition at BEA

March 5, 2016

A 45-minute documentary produced students and faculty has received a Best of Competition Award in the Broadcast Education Association’s annual Festival of Media Arts competition.

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Photos: Student Documentary Film Festival Kicks-off

March 2, 2016

Faculty, staff and students celebrated the launch of CU-Boulder's first campus-wide student documentary film festival with a reception in the CU Art Museum on Monday, Feb. 29.

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Paul Moloney, former instructor and award-winning photographer, dies

Feb. 19, 2016

Paul Moloney, an award-winning photographer and former CU-Boulder instructor, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 13.

You could attend BEA in Las Vegas! Here's how

Jan. 22, 2016

CMCI is bringing a dozen students to the annual Broadcast Education Association/National Association of Broadcasters Convention in Las Vegas April 17-20, 2016.

Palen wins award, Echchaibi chats with KGNU and CU News Corps presents new projects

Dec. 21, 2015

Leysia Palen , professor and founding department chair of Information Science, was recognized at CHI 2015 with a SIGCHI Social Impact award. In her acceptance talk, she discussed Frontiers in Crisis Informatics. Watch now. SIGCHI (Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction) is the premier international society for professionals, academics and...

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Class of 2015 Celebrates Winter Graduation

Dec. 18, 2015

Faculty, students and their families gathered in Macky Auditorium to recognize 130 graduates from the Department of Communication and journalism and mass communication program.