News from the Department of Media Studies.


Making Waves

Making Waves

Nov. 11, 2019

As the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II approaches and airwaves begin to fill with stories of distant battles won and the brave men who fought them, Kathleen M. Ryan, a documentary filmmaker and associate professor of journalism, is focused on the veteran women who helped make those victories possible.

Chris Bell

Exploring what we give to children to teach them about gender

Nov. 10, 2019

Leading up to next week's Diversity and Inclusion Summit, we sat down with keynote speaker Christopher Bell (PhDMediaSt’09), University of Colorado Colorado Springs professor and Pixar consultant. Catch his talk at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom.


Homecoming 2019

Nov. 7, 2019

On Friday, Nov. 8, we’ll look back to tradition and forward to the future of media, communication and information. Tour the Media Archaeology Lab and Immersive Media Lab during the day, or join us for our Homecoming Happy Hour! You must RSVP for the reception by 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8.

Photo by Con Karampelas on Unsplash

CU Boulder faculty and students tackle trending topics at AEJMC

Aug. 7, 2019

Twenty College of Media, Communication and Information faculty and graduate students are presenting 15 peer-reviewed research papers at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in Toronto today through Saturday, Aug. 10.

Media Studies News: Spring 2019

May 20, 2019

The latest news from Media Studies faculty and graduate students. In addition to his administrative role as the CMCI’s Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs, Andrew Calabrese currently is at work producing a documentary film called Grain Changers, which depicts the contemporary movement to develop local and regional infrastructures...

CMCI graduation

Class of 2019: CMCI student awards

May 8, 2019

Congratulations to all of our 2019 award winners and graduates.

CMCI graduation

Class of 2019: Students graduating with honors and distinction

May 8, 2019


CU Boulder Today: Attendees explore professional development, empowerment at Women Succeeding Symposium

March 11, 2019

A day of professional development and networking was had by more than 200 attendees at the 17th Women Succeeding Symposium at CU Boulder’s University Memorial Center on Feb. 22. The popular event is held by the Faculty Council Women’ Committee and rotates locations between the CU system campuses. This year’s symposium theme was: women engaged and on the move. With an introduction by Polly Bugros McLean, associate professor of media studies at CU Boulder, Anne Libby took the stage midday to receive the Elizabeth D. Gee Lectureship Award and give this year’s talk.

Graduation cap

Get ready for graduation

Feb. 5, 2019

The CMCI recognition ceremony at the CU Event Center will take place the day after CU's graduation ceremony at Folsom Field.

NPO: Can co-ops actually begin to reverse the nation’s inequality tide?

Jan. 28, 2019

Featuring Media Studies Assistant Professor Nathan Schneider