Harsha and daughter

Unboxing videos fueling kids' tantrums, breeding consumerism

Dec. 4, 2019

According to new University of Colorado Boulder research, the “unboxing videos” children are watching on their smartphones or tablets today may be parents’ new nemesis.

Larry Frey

Communication activism pioneer earns NCA lifetime achievement award

Nov. 13, 2019

This week, the National Communication Association (NCA) will honor Professor Lawrence R. Frey with the Distinguished Scholar Award, which recognizes NCA members for a lifetime of scholarly achievement in the study of human communication.

Hellems

Communication faculty receive national awards

Nov. 6, 2019

The National Communication Association recently recognized the work of four Department of Communication faculty with national awards.

CSCW 2019

Information Science attends the 22nd ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing

Nov. 4, 2019

Faculty and students affiliated with the Department of Information Science will be presenting work at the CSCW 2019 conference, the premier venue for research on computer-supported cooperative work and social computing.

INFO student work

Department of Information Science earns awards

Oct. 7, 2019

The Department of Information Science has recently earned several grants and awards from organizations both on and off campus.

Information Science: Papers and Presentations

Oct. 1, 2019

William Aspray and James Cortada just published their book, "From Urban Legends to Political Fact-Checking" (Springer). PhD students Anthony Pinter , Aaron Jiang , Katie Gach , and Jim Dykes , along with Melanie Sidwell (Media Studies) and Prof. Jed Brubaker had a paper titled "'Am I Never Going to...

Information Science: Grants and New Initiatives

Oct. 1, 2019

Prof. Robin Burke was awarded a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation for the project "Realizing Fairness in Recommender Systems: Intersectionality, Tools, Explanation". The project will study how concepts of fairness developed for machine learning can be extended to personalized recommender systems in such areas as philanthropy, news and...

DCMP September Graduate Student Updates

Oct. 1, 2019

Roberto Azaretto recently received a PhD in music composition from SUNY in Buffalo, New York. Two of his works have been performed in Buffalo this year: Eigengrau , for four instruments, was premiered in April by the Australian Ensemble Elision and Verfremdungen, and M (2) was premiered by the Hayley-Laufer...

DCMP September Faculty Updates

Oct. 1, 2019

Associate Professor Reece Auguiste presented a paper on African archives and multimedia arts, and conducted a seminar on the essay film and African documentary practice at the University of Witwatersrand's RE-Framing Africa: Restructuring the Self conference in South Africa. He presented work in the On Film series at the University...

Stephanie Spray awarded Science Sandbox and Catapult Film Fund grants

Oct. 1, 2019

Assistant Professor Stephanie Spray is in postproduction for her film Edge of Time , which won a Sundance Institute and Science Sandbox grant. She is in production for another film, Patagonia Park , which won a Catapult Film Fund grant. She also contributed a chapter to the Routledge Handbook of...

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