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Communication department celebrates 12 national awards

Dec. 12, 2022

The Department of Communication takes home 12 awards from the 2022 National Communication Association Convention.

A Boulder County home still stands after being burned during the Marshall Fire, which began Dec. 30, 2021. Thousands of homes were damaged or destroyed by the fire. Photo by Anthony Albidrez, Boulder Reporting Lab

Journalism students investigate long-term impacts of the Marshall Fire

Dec. 12, 2022

Seven CMCI journalism students, with the help of established journalists in the field, are shining a light on the undercovered impacts of the Marshall Fire through a recently published investigation.

a plant sprouts from Monday on a 2022 calendar

CMCI Now: Mission for Change

Dec. 2, 2022

In 2022, the climate-action organization Mission Zero partnered with CMCI for the first time, donating $25,000 to further climate-focused work in the college. Faculty and students undertook seven grant projects, tackling climate issues through innovative storytelling.

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CMCI Now: Rethinking Plastic

Dec. 2, 2022

Of all the troubles in the world, why should single-use shopping bags and straws concern you? Ask Associate Professor Phaedra C. Pezzullo, who spells out the chilling ramifications of plastic use in her new podcast and book.

Wronged and Dangerous

CMCI professor unmasks role of gender in right-wing populism

Nov. 20, 2022

In her new book, CMCI Professor Karen Ashcraft takes on gender, specifically masculinity, and its role in right-wing populism, culture wars, public health and more. Learn more about Wronged and Dangerous: Viral Masculinity and the Populist Pandemic in this Q&A with the author herself.

Freight train in Otero

Mapping Injustice

Oct. 25, 2022

CMCI graduate students worked with the state in their quest to map and track environmental injustice in Colorado. Through digital storytelling, students highlighted communities’ environmental concerns as well as the histories of people living in those places.

Danielle Hodge

Building Bridges

Oct. 25, 2022

During the racial reckoning that rose in 2020, Assistant Professor Danielle Hodge launched a new course, Race, Anti-Black Racism and Communication. Two years later, her work continues to bridge disciplines and change the lives of students.

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The Sound of Healing

Oct. 25, 2022

Sean Winters, a lecturer in the Department of Critical Media Practices, is part of a team of developers creating a new virtual reality experience with a unique purpose: helping patients undergoing medical treatment.

Then and Now

History—As Told by Students

Oct. 25, 2022

The first student newspaper at the University of Colorado launched in 1892. Since then, student coverage has created a colorful record of student life amidst adversity, controversy, levity and the most significant historical events of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Danielle Hodge

Assistant Professor Danielle Hodge builds bridges through anti-Black racism course

June 24, 2022

During the racial reckoning that rose in 2020, Assistant Professor Danielle Hodge launched a new course, Race, Anti-Black Racism and Communication. Two years later, her work continues to bridge disciplines and change the lives of students.

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