Department news


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Information Science at GROUP 2023

Jan. 9, 2023

Faculty, students and researchers affiliated with the Department of Information Science at CU Boulder will be presenting work at the ACM Conference on Supporting Group Work (GROUP) , a major venue for research on collaboration and social computing. The conference is taking place January 8 - 11, 2023 on Hilton...

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Announcing the Fall 2022 Dean's List

Jan. 3, 2023

Congratulations to all honorees!

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What is Mastodon? A social media expert explains how the ‘federated’ network works and why it won’t be a new Twitter

Nov. 14, 2022

Information Science Assistant Professor Brian Keegan explains how the platform works and why it won't be the new Twitter. Read on The Conversation.

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Leysia Palen named as distinguished professor

Nov. 10, 2022

Palen was selected on the basis of her stellar accomplishments in research, teaching and service. She is the founder and leader of the field of crisis information, a dedicated teacher and outstanding mentor of graduate students, and the driving force behind the creation and rise to excellence of the Department of Information Science.

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Information Science at CSCW 2022

Nov. 4, 2022

Faculty, students and researchers affiliated with the Department of Information Science at CU Boulder will be presenting work at the CSCW 2022 conference , the premier venue for research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities and networks. This virtual conference is November 8-22, 2022...

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View From the Capitol

Oct. 25, 2022

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.

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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.

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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.