News from the Department of Media Studies.


 

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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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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: Genevieve Duffy

For fourth-year student Genevieve Duffy, pursuing a degree in media studies shaped the way she views art, gave her insight into the world of social media and encouraged her to think more deeply about the world. This month, Duffy will graduate with her degree and the honor of being the 2022 Department of Media Studies William W. White Outstanding Senior.

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Class of 2022: Honors and Distinction Graduates

Congratulations!

TIME Magazine: “The Man Behind Ethereum Is Worried About Crypto's Future”

March 18, 2022

Featuring Nathan Schneider (Media Studies)

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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.

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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.

CURE: “Living With Uncertainty as a Brain Tumor Survivor in a Changing World”

Jan. 16, 2022

Written by Samira Rajabi (Media Studies)

Michigan State doctoral candidate Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence) and astronomy Professor Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) discover that a “planet killer”-sized comet is headed toward Earth in the film Don't Look Up. (Credit: Netflix)

How ‘Don’t Look Up’ plays with the portrayal of science in popular culture

Jan. 12, 2022

Adam McKay's new movie uses science fiction and comedy to explore elements of our current society—but it's not alone. Could we be in a new golden age of sci-fi entertainment? CU Boulder Today spoke with CMCI's Rick Stevens to find out.

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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...

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