"The narrative of the story did not resonate with the mainstream," said Angie Chuang, an associate professor of journalism at the University of Colorado at Boulder, who has studied the media reaction to Binghamton's mass murder. "It was very much a perception of immigrants killing other immigrants."
University Libraries put out the call via social media, and the campus community responded. The question: Who are your favorite female storytellers? For her entry of Zora Neale Hurston’s "Their Eyes Were Watching God," Alaynah Penalosa (College of Media, Communication and Information, class of 2020) won the raffle prize of a Future Is Female wall calendar, poster and postcard set.
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.
Morgan Klaus Scheuerman, a researcher at University of Colorado Boulder who studies gender recognition algorithms, believes that the government should work toward actual policies to hold agencies accountable for their AI development, not just technical guidelines:
After a shocking dearth of snow last year, the Sierra Nevada mountains of California and Nevada truly have been getting plastered, helping to build up the snowpack that millions of people depend on for water.
A strong editorial can change things. Its power comes from the fact it represents a voice far greater than any one individual. Writing editorials isn’t the same as other types of writing. Reading them puts you in a different state of mind. Chuck Plunkett, former Denver Post editorial page editor, directs the CU News Corps program within the journalism department at the University of Colorado Boulder. @chuckplunkett
A scholarship drive has been launched to honor the memory of Kevin Kaufman, the longtime executive editor of the Daily Camera, who died Sunday after a months-long battle with cancer. Scholarship funds will support an ongoing journalism scholarship to the College of Media, Communications and Information at the University of Colorado in Kaufman's name and honor.