Department news


Palen wins award, Echchaibi chats with KGNU and CU News Corps presents new projects

Dec. 21, 2015

Leysia Palen , professor and founding department chair of Information Science, was recognized at CHI 2015 with a SIGCHI Social Impact award. In her acceptance talk, she discussed Frontiers in Crisis Informatics. Watch now. SIGCHI (Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction) is the premier international society for professionals, academics and...

In The Press: Faculty Member on Social Media and Mortality

Dec. 7, 2015

Jed Brubaker was quoted in a recent Huffington Post article on mass shootings and mortality.

Leysia Palen

Department of Information Science welcomes faculty

June 2, 2015

The College of Media, Communication and Information at the University of Colorado Boulder is proud to introduce its newest department, the Department of Information Science, and to announce the appointment of six founding faculty members who will begin at CU-Boulder in fall 2015: Jed Brubaker, Casey Fiesler, Michael J. Paul, Danielle Albers Szafir, Amy Voida and Stephen Voida.

Info Sci Floods presentation

Tweets during 2013 Colorado floods gave engineers valuable data on infrastructure damage

Sept. 3, 2014

Tweets sent during last year’s massive flooding on Colorado’s Front Range were able to detail the scope of damage to the area’s infrastructure, according to a study by the University of Colorado Boulder. The findings can help geotechnical and structural engineers more effectively direct their reconnaissance efforts after future natural...