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Getting a Seat at the Table

The College of Media, Communication and Information is launching a brand-new degree program this fall: The Master of Arts in Corporate Communication. Designed for the working professional, the program and its faculty experts will assist corporate communicators as they pursue the next step in their careers.

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Stitch, Strut, Slay the Runway

Sometimes all it takes to bring a community together is a lesson in sewing and the catwalk. In collaboration with local partners, CMCI instructor Steven Frost used fashion design to help LGBTQ teens celebrate their own identities through a new program, Slay the Runway.

The sun sets on Boulder during the evening of Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, the day after 8.2 inches of snow fell across the county and helped stem the rapid spread of the Marshall Fire.

Inside the Boulder Reporting Lab

Stacy Feldman moved to Boulder in April 2020 to join the Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism at CMCI. As the COVID-19 crisis intensified, she realized she wasn’t getting the information she needed from the local news. So, she started something new, the Boulder Reporting Lab, and decided to reinvent the modern news model in the process.

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Connecting Through Trauma

Samira Rajabi, assistant professor of media studies, spent years battling a brain tumor. Her experience of trauma and finding support through social media inspired research she hopes will help others.

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Leading Forward

Jess Clifton (Advert’03) is thriving in her digital advertising career. Always one to use innovation to solve a problem, Clifton realized young women needed female mentors in the field—so she came up with a solution.

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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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CU Boulder CMCI Scholars Take Top Awards and Present Research at AEJMC 2021

CU Boulder CMCI students and faculty from four departments represented 16 divisions and interest groups during this year’s Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference.

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Collective Effort

Throughout her youth as an athlete, Berkley Gamble (Comm’16) wore her soccer uniform with pride. It showed people what she cared about and stood for: determination, sportsmanship and teamwork. Today, Gamble’s self-expression is rooted in a different type of clothing: her brand Past Life the Collective, “a sustainable, small-batch label for those who speak the truth, walk their own path and raise hell.”

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Through the Lens of the Law

With the award of a $108,000 Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies Scholars and Society Fellowship, Assistant Professor Sandra Ristovska is undertaking the first rigorous publicly engaged research project to address the intricacies of “seeing” in court. Working in partnership with the American Bar Association’s Scientific Evidence Committee, her project will systematically examine the use of video as evidence in state and federal court trials in criminal, immigration and American Indian law.

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Designing Tech with Mortality in Mind

It’s inevitable that at some point we must all “get our affairs in order,” and when we do, there are checklists, policies and professionals to help create everything from wills and trusts to advance directives. But a key element—guidance surrounding technology and end-of-life planning—is missing. Assistant Professor Jed Brubaker will work to close this gap through a five-year research project supported by a prestigious NSF CAREER grant.