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Faculty Now: Fall 2021

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

AEJMC 2021

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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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.

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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.

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#FaceOff

With a brief glance at a single face, emerging facial analysis software can now categorize the gender, race, emotional state and even identity of individuals with remarkable accuracy much of the time. Yet when information science PhD student Morgan Klaus Scheuerman dug into this new technology, he discovered a dangerously subtle form of systemic bias.

5 years of CMCI

Summer 2020: Letter from Dean Bergen

Here’s something I’ve been thinking about a lot this summer––and I’ve spoken to CMCI professors who are thinking about this, too. While the situation we’re in presents challenges, this is also an incredible time to be doing the work that we do.

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#TunedIn: 10 Things Worth Checking Out Now

A curated list of articles by, and featuring, CMCI researchers for your reading, watching and listening pleasure. Dig in!

5 years of CMCI

Celebrating Five Years of CMCI

Aug. 10, 2020

Time doesn’t stand still. Neither should education.

Shamika Klassen

Going Digital with Dignity

Renaissance woman, multipotentialite, polymath––however you prefer to say it, Shamika Klassen is the type of person you’ll never find doing just one thing. This summer, she took on yet another project: entrepreneurship. Commemorating both Juneteenth and her grandmother’s 71st birthday, she launched the Tech Chaplaincy Institute on June 19, 2020.

Angie Chuang

Faculty Now: Fall 2019

Dec. 13, 2019

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

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