Department news


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INFO Grads Join Big Tech Fellowships

Sept. 14, 2022

Information Science PhD candidates Jessie Smith and Janghee Cho have joined fellowships with Google and Meta. Starting this fall, they will focus on research projects with financial support from the two companies.

Ross Taylor, assistant professor of journalism, prior to an interview for Mango House

CU Boulder CMCI scholars take top awards and present research at AEJMC 2022

Aug. 5, 2022

CMCI scholars traveled to Michigan this month for the 2022 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference, bringing home top awards and presenting 20 peer-reviewed papers.

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Announcing the Spring 2022 Dean's List

June 2, 2022

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...

Brian Keegan, an assistant professor of Information Science at CU Boulder, waters hemp plants grown in a greenhouse on campus for research purposes. Credit: Nicholas Goda/CU Boulder

What’s in your weed? The label doesn't tell you much, study suggests

May 23, 2022

A new CU Boulder study of nearly 90,000 samples across six states found cannabis labels don’t adequately reflect the underlying chemical makeup of products. The study authors are now calling for a weed labeling system.

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Watch our Graduation Recognition Ceremony

May 4, 2022

Congratulations to our 2022 graduates! We are thrilled to celebrate with you and are proud to call each of you a Forever Buff. Our ceremony is available online, watch now!

Information Science at CHI 2022

April 28, 2022

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...

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Class of 2022: Max Gannett

During his time in CMCI, fourth-year student Max Gannett has been a student ambassador, a peer career advisor and student government president. Now, he is graduating as the Department of Information Science's William W. White Outstanding Senior, and he will continue his studies this fall in the Information Science Bachelor's-Accelerated Master's Degree program.

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Class of 2022: Honors and Distinction Graduates


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Millions are turning to TikTok for the latest on Ukraine, but can the platform be trusted?

March 22, 2022

As the crisis in Ukraine continues, TikTok has become a primary outlet for spreading information, causing some to refer to the conflict as TikTok's first war. Casey Fiesler, an assistant professor of information science, discusses the role TikTok is playing in the Ukraine crisis.

CU Boulder Today: “Millions are turning to TikTok for the latest on Ukraine, but can the platform be trusted?”

March 18, 2022

Featuring Casey Fiesler (Information Science)