Bird in 360

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.

Angie Chuang

Faculty Now: Fall 2019

Dec. 13, 2019

Updates from our all-star professors, researchers and innovators.

Rick Reilly in SI

Class Notes: Fall 2019

Featuring a special note from longtime Sports Illustrated columnist Rick Reilly (Jour'81).

Photo from Pathways

Early Exposure to Navigating College

As part of the Pathways to Excellence Summer Intensive program, students get to know the Boulder campus and city, tour local newsrooms and agencies, meet alumni, and work side-by-side with faculty and peers to produce creative projects.

Necklaces

Shifting the Lens

Abby Siegel (CritMedia’19) is compelled to do something that’s usually ill advised in polite culture: Approach strangers to ask about their race and religion.

Clark taking a small picture.

The Small Picture

For the series “Microscopy,” Instructor Pat Clark photographed media such as ink, clay, cotton, flower petals and melting ice through a microscope to create technicolor, abstract works of art.

Tessa

Class notes: Fall 2018

Updates on our exceptional alumni, from the 1946 grad who wrote one of journalism’s most seminal textbooks, to the 2018 grad who is CMCI’s first-ever Department of Information Science alum.

Symbiosis thumb

Symbiosis

After winning CU Boulder Grand Challenge funding, the co-founders of the new Nature, Environment, Science and Technology Studio for the Arts harness the symbiosis of artistic and scientific thinking.

Nick Mundinger

Audio explorations

Update: Nick Mundinger, now a graduating senior, is the 2020 William W. White Outstanding Senior for the Department of Critical Media Practices. Chosen by department faculty, this award recognizes academic merit, professional achievement and service to the college. Meet more students from the Class of 2020 » Nick Mundinger pulls...

Chloe Carroll photo

Under the dome

Students learn about composition from all angles by producing 360-degree images for projection onto the dome of Fiske Planetarium.

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