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Information Science at CSCW 2021

Oct. 22, 2021

Faculty, students, and researchers affiliated with the Department of Information Science at CU Boulder will be presenting work at the CSCW 2021 conference , the premier venue for research on computer-supported cooperative work and social computing. The conference will be held virtually Oct. 23 - 27. Full papers are published...

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CU Boulder CMCI scholars take top awards and present research at AEJMC 2021

July 21, 2021

CU Boulder CMCI students and faculty from four departments represented 16 divisions and interest groups during this year’s Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference, held virtually from Aug. 4 through 7.

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$2.3 Million Grant Aims to Engage Youth and Families in Creating with Code

June 8, 2021

Children gather around a table filled with objects—multi-colored clear plastic cups, a sieve, foil wrapping paper and toys are joined by paper cutouts of fantastic tree houses, animals and buildings. These are arranged, rearranged and lit up with lights of different colors that the children manipulate using a simple coding...

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CMCI Now: #TunedIn

June 7, 2021

A curated list of CMCI research and creative work for your reading, watching and listening pleasure from this past spring. Dig in!

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AI Cybersecurity Coursework to be Developed with NSF Funding at CU Boulder

May 26, 2021

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly prevalent in our world—from obvious examples in the home like smart doorbells and Alexa to innovative uses like optimizing an Uber route or helping viewers select the best Netflix options. But with AI seeping into every aspect of life comes serious cybersecurity issues and the...

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CMCI Now: Spring 2021

May 24, 2021

Read our latest digital issue, full of fresh-picked stories to read, watch and explore!⁠

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Announcing the Spring 2021 Dean's List

May 18, 2021

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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CU Boulder Information Science @ CHI 2021

May 5, 2021

Faculty and students affiliated with the Department of Information Science at CU Boulder (across multiple other departments, including Computer Science and ATLAS) have published work associated with the CHI 2021 conference, the premiere venue for research in human-computer interaction, including 10 journal-equivalent papers. The conference is virtual this year, and...

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Class of 2021: Clark Mousaw

May 3, 2021

After beginning college with an interest in studying data science, senior Clark Mousaw found that there was so much more to explore. Originally from Long Beach, California, Mousaw’s time in Boulder has allowed him to learn more about the human side of data, which relates to everything from design to politics. Soon, he’ll dive even deeper into the interdisciplinary field of Information Science by continuing his studies through CMCI’s master’s program in the fall. With a major in Information Science and a minor in Space, Mousaw is the Department of Information Science’s William W. White Outstanding Senior.

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Intervention! How Ethical Speculation Could Prevent Future Tech Trouble

April 9, 2021

For the next chapter in her career, Assistant Professor Casey Fiesler––who studies technology ethics, internet law and policy, and online communities––will launch a five-year research project on ethical speculation in technology design. Her work will be supported by a $549,513 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation––one of the most prestigious awards given to faculty in the early phases of their careers.