Latest news in the Research category from CMCI.


 

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CMCI Professor Elected President of the American Academy of Advertising

April 13, 2021

Harsha Gangadharbatla, associate professor of advertising at the College of Media, Communication and Information, is the newest president of the American Academy of Advertising (AAA) and the first University of Colorado Boulder professor to earn the title. Established in 1958, AAA’s mission is to provide a platform for its academic and professional members to exchange ideas that are relevant to the field of advertising. The organization has over 600 advertising scholars and professionals dedicated to advancing advertising knowledge and education globally.

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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.

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Celebrating Graduate Student Appreciation Week

April 7, 2021

Happy Graduate Student Appreciation Week from CMCI and CU Boulder!

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Designing Tech with Mortality in Mind

March 18, 2021

It’s inevitable that at some point we must all “get our affairs in order,” and when we do, there are checklists, policies and professionals to help create everything from wills and trusts to advance directives. But a key element––guidance surrounding technology and end-of-life planning––is missing. Assistant Professor Jed Brubaker will work to close this gap through a five-year research project supported by a prestigious NSF CAREER grant.

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Tiara R. Na’puti among recipients of the President's Diversity Award

March 8, 2021

The Communication assistant professor was one of four winners. The award recognizes significant achievements of university community members in developing a culturally and intellectually diverse university community, reflective of inclusive excellence. Awardees, each of whom received $2,000, engage in meaningful diversity activities beyond their primary CU responsibilities.

Morgan Klaus Scheuerman, an Information Science PhD student, has been awarded the Microsoft Research Fellowship for 2021. He studies how and why facial recognition technologies get it wrong.  Credit: Casey Cass/CU Boulder

How computers see us: Microsoft Fellow working to curb discrimination by AI

Feb. 16, 2021

Morgan Klaus Scheuerman, an Information Science PhD student, has been awarded the Microsoft Research Fellowship for 2021. He studies how and why facial recognition technologies get it wrong.

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Getting to the bottom of the internet’s carbon footprint

Feb. 9, 2021

Media Studies scholar’s project aims to green the internet’s undersea infrastructure

IAWP Faculty and Student News: Feb. 2021

Feb. 2, 2021

News from IAWP's faculty, affiliated faculty and graduate students.

DCMP News: Jan. 2021

Jan. 27, 2021

Updates from DCMP faculty, graduate students and lecturers

PhD in Emerging Technology and Media Art Practice (ETMAP) is now STEM designated!

Jan. 27, 2021

The PhD in Emerging Technologies and Media Art Practice in the Department of Critical Media Practices is now a STEM-designated degree. The designation, which is conferred upon eligible degree programs that include science, technology, engineering and mathematics training, allows international students who graduate from the program to qualify for STEM...

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