For her honor's thesis, media production major Taylor Passios turned her apartment into an immersive experience that people could visit.

In the Loop

For her honor's thesis, media production major Taylor Passios turned her apartment into an immersive exhibit to illuminate the role of online information overload in COVID-related hypochondria.

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Making Connections

CMCI recently celebrated the first cohort of students to complete Connections: CMCI Summer Academy, a week-long summer experience that gives high school students a preview of college life and introduces them to current students, staff and faculty.

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: Doctoral Student Working to Curb Discrimination by Artificial Intelligence

From CU Boulder Today: Information Science PhD student Morgan Klaus Scheuerman, 29, is among the most coveted young minds in the field of social computing. With stints at Google and Facebook already under his belt, and his facial analysis research earning international accolades, he was just awarded Microsoft’s prestigious 2021 Research Fellowship.

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The Animated Life of Julia Merten

Known by friends as Juju, Julia Merten lives and works by the motto, “Express your unapologetic self.” This year, Merten earned CMCI’s William W. White Outstanding Graduate award, given to the student with the highest GPA in the college. After graduation, she will begin a position with a Detroit-based chocolate company, Bon Bon Bon.

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Red RovR, Red RovR...Send the Plan Book Over

What’s cooler than getting a good grade on an assignment? For Nicole Cattin (StratComm’20), it was a paid internship her senior year and the opportunity to see her work featured in stores.

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Raising the Roof

When he and his co-founders launched Boulder Media House, Jeremy Elder (CritMedia’20) was still a full-time student. Today, the young crew of CU graduates behind the boutique production company has created content for businesses from luxury expedition vehicles to high-end fashion, and they continue to elevate their game.

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Guiding Lights

In the summer of 2017, Joel Holton was one of nearly 600 personnel fighting the Keystone Fire, from which he narrowly escaped. A few years later––as a senior studying information science––he teamed up with classmates to develop new navigation aids with the needs of wildland firefighters in mind.

 Rafaelo Infante (left) and Andre Gruber

More Than a Starter

Short for fermentation, the small-scale bakery, Ferment, is a start-up enterprise that Andre Gruber, an engineering major, and Rafaelo Infante, a strategic communication major, launched in the spring while most of the state was shut down.

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Back From the Past

Media Production students cluster around a table in CU Boulder’s Museum of Natural History as Emily Braker, the museum’s collections manager, reveals their subjects: a snake in a jar, taxidermied birds, a series of skulls and an array of other specimens dating back to the early 1900s. Their task? Take advantage of 2020 technology to reanimate the objects for an assignment in their Introduction to Extended Realities course.

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Student Reporting: COVID-19

Last spring, as the coronavirus outbreak swept the nation and the globe, students in Writing for the Media jumped into action. From conducting interviews with residents in their communities to combing through government-funded reports, students contributed local and national reporting on a range of pandemic-related topics, from education to business to relationships.

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