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Apply to “Write to Change the World”

June 22, 2020

Is your voice underrepresented in public conversation? If so, you’re encouraged to apply for a spot in “Write to Change the World,” a workshop created by the OpEd Project and brought to campus by the College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI).

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Coronavirus Moves Schools Online, Raising Equity Issues

June 8, 2020

As the coronavirus has shut down the nation and moved schools online, the importance of internet and technological devices continues to grow.

Palisade, Colorado

A Deep Freeze and a Pandemic: How Migrant Workers in Palisade are Coping

June 8, 2020

As of April, the novel coronavirus had not halted most aspects of everyday life in Palisade, Colorado. Instead, the area was left reeling from a 19-degree freeze that killed an estimated 90% of the area's crops, according to the Farm Bureau. While they knew the pandemic would cause difficulties later down the line, the freeze left farmers with the unexpected problem of deciding what would come next for their workers.

From Your Fellow Forever Buffs

Advice from Fellow Alumni

June 5, 2020

Our CMCI alumni are always excited to welcome a new group of graduates. This year, especially, we received an outpouring of support from decades of alumni offering well wishes and advice.

Hannah Metzger

Class of 2020: Hannah Metzger

May 14, 2020

Q&A with Hannah Metzger, William W. White Award for Outstanding Senior, Department of Journalism

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Class of 2020: Delaney Schoenfeldt

May 13, 2020

After completing a slew of internships, senior Delaney Schoenfeldt will graduate with a career she loves and CMCI’s top honor.

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CU Boulder Today: The Beat Goes On at Crave the Sound

April 29, 2020

Overseen by two CMCI sophomores, Crave the Sound is a collective of music journalists based at CU Boulder who connect audiences with new music through concert reviews, artist profiles and photo galleries.

Center for Environmental Journalism Director Tom Yulsman walks across the snowy fields of Tromsø, Norway, during the 2020 Arctic Frontiers Conference. A longtime climate-science reporter, Yulsman is the former editor-in-chief of EARTH Magazine and currently writes Discover Magazine’s ImaGeo blog. (Photo by Gregory K. Ramirez, Department of Journalism master’s student)

CMCI Celebrates 50 Years of Earth Day with our Top 10 Environmental Reads

April 22, 2020

Happy Earth Day! As environmental Buffs may know, this year’s celebration is extra special, as it’s the 50th anniversary of the annual event, which was first celebrated in 1970. Head to the CU Boulder Environmental Center’s website to see how our campus is celebrating virtually. CMCI has long been a...

Kiana Village Police Officer Annie Reed, 49, is a grandmother and often the only cop in the Northwest Alaska village of 421 people. (Loren Holmes / Anchorage Daily News)

Series on lack of law enforcement throughout rural Alaska wins 2020 Al Nakkula Award

April 16, 2020

Photos by Loren Holmes for the Anchorage Daily News What happens when communities lack law enforcement? For many of us, this may seem like a theoretical question. But through reporting based on hundreds of public records requests and interviews, Anchorage Daily News Special Projects Editor Kyle Hopkins found that one...

Buffs Together

Buffs Together

April 8, 2020

CU Boulder is more than a place. It is all of you, wherever you are—a worldwide community of Buffs. And when that community is in need, we all come together to lend a hand.

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