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#GamingForGood

Assistant Professor Jolene Fisher has spent seven years studying how digital games can be used as a tool for strategic communications. Enter the International Committee of the Red Cross. Its game plan: to transform a video game built around killing into one focused on saving lives.

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#MentalHealthApps

Associate Professor Stephen Voida wants to help people improve their mental health. With the help of students and research partners, Voida is creating a smartphone application to do just that.

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Mission for Change

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.

First Silver and Gold

Buffs Journalism: From 1892 to Today

On Sept. 13, 1892, The Silver and Gold made its appearance in the field of college journalism. Explore this multimedia timeline to trace the history of student news—made by students for students—from that first edition to today.

Faculty Now

Faculty Now: Fall 2021

Updates from our all-star faculty of professors, researchers, producers and innovators for fall 2021.

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We Are the Stories We Tell

CMCI faculty Lisa Flores, Angie Chuang and Harsha Gangadharbatla remark on how stories—those we tell, pay for and reimagine—intersect with our identities and industries.

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Never-Ending Story

Jad Davenport (MJour'98), a National Geographic represented freelance photographer and writer, delves into the art of storytelling learned from a career in photography, filmmaking and journalism.

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What's your story?

Personal brands are about building reputation, so how do you build yours online? Parisa Tashakori, a CMCI advertising, public relations and media design instructor, guides students through the process.

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What We’re Reading Now

Our summer reading list is full of new books by CMCI faculty scholars on topics including media and religion, technology and trauma, video activism and citizen-centered journalism.

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CU Boulder Center for Environmental Journalism Welcomes 25th Class of Fellows

The Center for Environmental Journalism is proud to welcome its 25th class of Ted Scripps Fellows, who will spend nine months at CU Boulder and CMCI working on long-term, in-depth journalistic projects and reflecting on critical questions.

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