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The aftermath of the Boulder floods of 2013. A damaged road is in the foreground as debris churns through the creek.

At the X-roads: Twitter’s ‘devolution’ may affect response to next major storm

Aug. 29, 2023

The 2013 flood in Boulder struck at a time when social media was beginning a major shift away from the altruism seen in previous disasters.

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‘A dream come true’: New faculty bring experience, enthusiasm to CMCI

Aug. 17, 2023

From thought leadership in high-tech fields to owning successful small businesses, CMCI’s newest professors are poised to create incredible impact.

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Is it Times for limits on A.I. and the news?

Aug. 14, 2023

A CMCI expert explains why The New York Times is preventing ChatGPT from scraping its site—at the same time The Associated Press signed a deal with OpenAI.

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Summer Newsletter 2023

July 13, 2023

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Announcing the Spring 2023 Dean's List

May 26, 2023

CMCI students who have completed at least 12 credit hours of CU Boulder course work for a letter grade in any single semester and achieve a term grade point average of 3.75 or better are included on the Dean’s List. They receive a notation on their transcript and a letter from CMCI Founding Dean Lori Bergen. Congratulations to all honorees!

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Photos: Spring 2023 Graduation Celebration

May 26, 2023

Students, their families, friends and CMCI faculty gathered last week to celebrate graduating. At CMCI's Recognition Ceremony May 12, 2023, nearly 700 students crossed the stage, accepted their diplomas and became alumni. In total, more than 800 bachelors, master’s and doctoral students completed their degrees.

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Information science professor wins educational research award

May 10, 2023

Ricarose Roque, assistant professor in the Department of Information Science was recognized by the American Educational Research Association for her work focusing on technology and education.

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2023 William W. White Outstanding Seniors by Department

April 27, 2023

William W. White Outstanding Seniors are chosen by department faculty to recognize academic merit, professional achievement and service to the college.

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Information Science at CHI 2023

April 21, 2023

Faculty, students and researchers affiliated with the Department of Information Science at CU Boulder will be presenting work at the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). CHI – pronounced 'kai' – annually brings together researchers and practitioners from...

This robotic buffalo statue on the CU Boulder campus doesn't exist. The image was generated using DALL-E 2, an artificial intelligence platform launched by OpenAI in 2022.

5 burning questions about ChatGPT, answered by humans

Feb. 20, 2023

CU Boulder Today spoke with Casey Fiesler, associate professor in the Department of Information Science and three more technology experts on campus.