Palen wins award, Echchaibi chats with KGNU and CU News Corps presents new projects

Dec. 21, 2015

Leysia Palen , professor and founding department chair of Information Science, was recognized at CHI 2015 with a SIGCHI Social Impact award. In her acceptance talk, she discussed Frontiers in Crisis Informatics. Watch now. SIGCHI (Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction) is the premier international society for professionals, academics and...

Students sit at winter graduation.
Class of 2015 Celebrates Winter Graduation

Dec. 18, 2015

Faculty, students and their families gathered in Macky Auditorium to recognize 130 graduates from the Department of Communication and journalism and mass communication program.

A student addresses her peers at the PRSSA chapter elections.
Students elect officers for new chapter of public relations society

Dec. 15, 2015

Students interested in public relations gathered on Dec. 1st to elect officers for CU-Boulder’s new chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America.

'COMMplishments—Dec. 2015

Dec. 15, 2015

Recent accomplishments by Department of Communication students and faculty.

A presentation from the Platform Cooperativism conference.
Faculty organize, attend a “coming-out party” for the cooperative Internet

Dec. 7, 2015

Could cooperative economic principles create a more democratic Internet? More than a thousand people, including entrepreneurs, scholars, and activists gathered for the Platform Cooperativism conference at the New School in New York to discuss this question.

Class Notes - Winter 2015

Dec. 3, 2015

Recent alumni accomplishments.

New Journal Will Pioneer Use of Multimedia in Scholarly Publications

Nov. 20, 2015

Christian Hammons, an instructor in CU-Boulder’s departments of Critical Media Practices and Anthropology, has received a grant to design and launch a new peer-reviewed, open-access journal called Mimesis: The Journal of Documentary and Ethnographic Media . The journal will be ground-breaking in its use of multimedia. “Many academic journals include...

Two Journalism Professors Contribute Tips for Covering Trump

Nov. 20, 2015

A new article offering advice to journalists covering Donald Trump’s high-profile presidential campaign includes insights from two professors in the College of Media, Communication and Information. Journalism professors Elizabeth Skewes and Paul Voakes were interviewed for an article by Michael Wagner at the Center for Journalism Ethics at the University...

Sprain leads new team to study how students engage, debate

Oct. 15, 2015

Leah Sprain, an associate professor in the Department of Communication, will lead a two-year project to assess how students from different backgrounds interact and debate. The goal is to develop new ways to measure the civic and political engagement of youth. Sprain’s project brings together an interdisciplinary team of scholars...

Savannah Sellers
Savannah Sellers (Jour’13) shares Emmy for reporting on heroin addiction

Oct. 5, 2015

Savannah Sellers, a recent CU journalism graduate, took home an Emmy from the 36th Annual News & Documentary Awards as part of an NBC News team. Sellers, working as a producer for NBC Nightly News , helped to arrange interviews of individuals struggling with heroin addiction for the Emmy-winning story,...