News from the Department of Media Studies.


CMCI Summer Bootcamp

Register for Summer Session! Scholarships Available

March 16, 2021

Taking courses this summer? CMCI has 20 summer scholarships ($500 each) available for undergraduate students.

Vaughn scuba diving

Getting to the bottom of the internet’s carbon footprint

Feb. 9, 2021

Media Studies scholar’s project aims to green the internet’s undersea infrastructure

Submarine Telecoms Forum: Decarbonizing The Global Cable Network Project Wins Grant

Jan. 28, 2021

Hunter Vaughan (Media Studies)

Photo of the Flatirons

Announcing the Fall 2020 Dean's List

Jan. 20, 2021

Congratulations to all honorees.

Madeleine Bendalin

Class of 2020: Madeleine Bendalin

Dec. 14, 2020

As a CMCI Student Ambassador, senior Madeleine Bendalin loved showing prospective Buffs around campus and serving as a resource for them. She also enjoyed giving joint tours with the friends, who she made recite facts about campus. In the future, Bendalin would love to recite more facts in her dream job as a White House Press Secretary. With a major in Strategic Communication and minors in Media Studies and Jewish Studies, Bendalin is CMCI's December 2020 William W. White Outstanding Graduate, awarded to the student with the highest GPA in the college.

Autumn Tyler presenting her work. Photo by Glenn Asakawa (Jour’86)

CMCI Now: Rerooted: An Artist’s Journey

Dec. 3, 2020

While preparing her master’s thesis, Autumn Tyler (MMediaSt’20) traveled 4,395 miles and took over a thousand photographs of Black LGBTQ+ artists for an exhibit called Roots. Self. Gaze. Now earning her PhD in media studies, Tyler writes that the experience taught her that, in order to move forward and grow, sometimes you must return to your roots.


CMCI Now: Fall 2020

Nov. 19, 2020

Read the latest issue of our award-winning magazine.

Columbia Journal Review: "The Substackerati"

Nov. 18, 2020

Featuring Nathan Schneider (Media Studies)

Resilience: "Nathan Schneider’s Bounty of Fresh Ideas for Cooperatives"

Nov. 16, 2020

Featuring Nathan Schneider (Media Studies)

Ms. Magazine: "The White Pantsuit: A Fashion Statement, but Also Deeply Symbolic"

Nov. 16, 2020

Featuring Shoba Sharad Rajgopal (Media Studies)