Fall 2018 Preview

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Keeping an eye on the hurricane

As catastrophes like hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria strike, CMCI’s Leysia Palen and her students in the Department of Information Science turn to millions of Tweets to find ways of improving disaster response around the world.

Casey Fiesler

Trending: Fall 2018

Researchers on today’s trending topics, from building a better #STEMBarbie to tracking an image’s viral journey from #HopeToNope to co-op movement activists who say it’s out with traditional economies and #InWithTheOld.

Beyond the Classroom

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From Cuba to America, and back again

An immigrant’s story becomes a cultural journey for CMCI students.


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Journalism alumni say new media can be powerful, but dangerous

Journalism alumni Heidi Wagner (Jour'86) and Carl Cannon (Jour'75) discuss how America's changing media landscape can fuel partisanship.

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Plunkett brings the newsroom into the classroom

Former Denver Post editorial page editor Chuck Plunkett, the new director of CMCI’s investigative student news program CU News Corps, knows the real-world challenges of working for a major newspaper. After all, he just came from one.

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CMCI’s new associate dean to focus on diversity, equity and inclusion

Communication Professor Karen Ashcraft is applying her research expertise on the dynamics of race and gender as CMCI's new associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Letter from the Dean

Dean Bergen

On top of the news

Our professors, students and alumni end up not only following the news, but also featured in stories about their research and work.

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Dean’s Leadership Society

Donor generosity plays a critical role in the success of College of Media, Communication and Information. We are proud to recognize the inaugural Dean’s Leadership Society, individuals who donated $1,000 or more during our most recent fiscal year.