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Leysia Palen

Leysia Palen discusses the data of disasters in top scientific journal

July 15, 2016

Palen, Chair of the Department of Information Science, published a policy article in the journal "Science" discussing the challenges and promises of using social media data to study disasters.

Grad Students on a panel

CMCI students, faculty present at Denver Comic Con

June 15, 2016

Continuing a tradition established in 2012, University of Colorado Boulder faculty members, students and staff presented their research at the 2016 Denver Comic Con, touching on topics such as gender representation in popular media, action figure culture and the racial politics in recent Superman comics.

CHI 2016 conference logo

Research: CHI 2016 papers explore human-centered computing

May 9, 2016

Five CMCI researchers are presenting papers at the top conference in the field of human-centered computing. From gamification to death on Facebook, here are short summaries of their research.

David Slayden

Slayden advises entrepreneurs to trust their gut

Jan. 27, 2016

Associate Professor David Slayden offers advice to entrepreneurs in a recent column in Fortune magazine.

Erin Schauster

Gaps in advertising and public relations education are due to new roles in social media

Dec. 18, 2015

According to a new study by Erin Schauster, blurred boundaries between advertising and public relations professions–due to new roles in social media–may pose a challenge for educators in those fields.

The cover of Still Life with Rhetoric

Gries Wins Advancement of Knowledge Award for Book on Visual Rhetorics

Dec. 18, 2015

Laurie Gries, an assistant professor of communication, has won a 2016 CCCC Advancement of Knowledge Award for her book, Still Life with Rhetoric: A New Materialist Approach for Visual Rhetorics, which explores how images often spread and change across different media, genres and locations.

New Journal Will Pioneer Use of Multimedia in Scholarly Publications

Nov. 20, 2015

Christian Hammons, an instructor in CU-Boulder’s departments of Critical Media Practices and Anthropology, has received a grant to design and launch a new peer-reviewed, open-access journal called Mimesis: The Journal of Documentary and Ethnographic Media . The journal will be ground-breaking in its use of multimedia. “Many academic journals include...

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