In 2022, the climate-action organization Mission Zero partnered with CMCI for the first time, donating $25,000 to further climate-focused work in the college. Faculty and students undertook seven grant projects, tackling climate issues through innovative storytelling.
Of all the troubles in the world, why should single-use shopping bags and straws concern you? Ask Associate Professor Phaedra C. Pezzullo, who spells out the chilling ramifications of plastic use in her new podcast and book.
CMCI wishes to congratulate three journalism students who were selected as participants in this year’s National Public Radio Next Generation Radio Project. For one week, the students worked with Colorado Public Radio journalists to investigate climate change impacts on daily life for Coloradans.
Years of preparation in classes, internships and student clubs helped CMCI alumna Sophia Bragaglia leap into one of the top advertising agencies in the world after graduation. Now, she’s applying the skills learned from majoring in strategic communication and economics in her new job as a data strategist.
CMCI graduate students worked with the state in their quest to map and track environmental injustice in Colorado. Through digital storytelling, students highlighted communities’ environmental concerns as well as the histories of people living in those places.
CMCI students took Europe by storm this summer during the 2022 Global Seminar: International Strategic Communication Program. The monthlong tour through European cities exposed students to new ideas and best practices in the field of strategic communication.
During the racial reckoning that rose in 2020, Assistant Professor Danielle Hodge launched a new course, Race, Anti-Black Racism and Communication. Two years later, her work continues to bridge disciplines and change the lives of students.
Sean Winters, a lecturer in the Department of Critical Media Practices, is part of a team of developers creating a new virtual reality experience with a unique purpose: helping patients undergoing medical treatment.
Information science student Max Gannett spent the summer working as an intern in Washington, D.C., with Rep. Joe Neguse and Sen. John Hickenlooper. With research and data skills at the ready, Gannett dove into national policy and can’t wait for more.