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Spring Blossoms (Photo by Casey A. Cass/University of Colorado)

Announcing the Spring 2021 Dean's List

May 18, 2021

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 from CMCI Founding Dean Lori Bergen. Congratulations to all honorees!

Tayler Shaw

Class of 2021: Tayler Shaw

May 4, 2021

When she first arrived at CU Boulder from her nearby hometown of Littleton, Tayler Shaw was deeply shy. She overcame that fear by taking journalism classes, which forced her to talk to strangers and showed her the beauty in sharing their stories. Now a senior, Shaw is well known as a student leader in the college. With majors in both Journalism and Spanish for the Professions, along with minors in Leadership Studies and Anthropology, Shaw is the Department of Journalism’s William W. White Outstanding Senior.

Chuck Plunkett

Why news matters: Film spotlights instructor's fight to save local journalism

April 28, 2021

“There is nothing like a big, strong local newsroom to watch out for corruption and hold the government accountable,” says Chuck Plunkett, who joined CU Boulder in the Fall of 2018, as the director of the capstone program for journalism students in the College of Media Communication and Information. “When newspapers die, so does democracy.”

CU Boulder Today: “ProPublica’s Series on NYPD Impunity wins 2021 Al Nakkula Award”

April 21, 2021

Featuring Chuck Plunkett (Journalism)

Daniel Zender, special to ProPublica

CMCI Now: ProPublica’s Series on NYPD Impunity wins 2021 Al Nakkula Award

April 8, 2021

ProPublica’s 10-part series “The NYPD Files” is a searing investigation into how the country’s largest police department maintains impunity from public oversight and the toll that impunity takes on the city’s civilians––especially those who are marginalized and most at risk. The series is the winner of this year’s Al Nakkula Award for police reporting, co-sponsored by The Denver Press Club and CMCI.

CMCI grad students

Celebrating Graduate Student Appreciation Week

April 7, 2021

Happy Graduate Student Appreciation Week from CMCI and CU Boulder!

9News Denver: “'I hope I can be here again': CU super fan Peggy Coppom says she'll keep coming to games after death of twin sister”

April 2, 2021

By Kim Christiansen (Jour’ 84)

Denver Post: “Kiszla: How did CU Buffs celebrate biggest “W” in this season of the Rona? By giving imaginary high-fives to fans unable to attend victory against USC.”

April 2, 2021

Featuring Evan Battey (Journalism student, Colorado Buffaloes Men’s Basketball)

he Conversation: “Two stereotypes that diminish the humanity of the Atlanta shooting victims – and all Asian Americans”

April 2, 2021

By Angie Chuang (Journalism)

CU Boulder: “Buffs bring civility through Bateman Competition”

April 2, 2021

By Lauren Irwin (Journalism student) featuring Dawn Doty (Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design)

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