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Student Work Gallery: Fall 2023

Students across CMCI find ways to bring together their personal interests and academic pursuits. Since the college’s founding, we have showcased this diverse collection of student work.

Dean Bergen and Coach Prime

Primed for change

CMCI was founded amid change—an answer to how we could best organize the various communication- and information-related disciplines at CU Boulder in ways that enabled faculty collaboration and student success.

Colorado River, drying up

Dry goods

RJ Sangosti grew up on the water. Now, he’s documenting the decline of the Colorado River as a photojournalist for The Denver Post.

Film camera showing a scene from Bridgerton

What’s better than fiction?

Alumna Sara Fischer decided Shondaland’s sets needed to better reflect the worlds she was helping create on series like Bridgerton.

Photo from the Colorado Sun

Digging up the big story

As conversations around solar farming entered the Statehouse, two student journalists found themselves on the forefront.

Mother and child

A focus on service

Lourdes Camarillo sees her photography as a way to connect with her community while also serving it. Since becoming a journalism student at CU Boulder, her focus has expanded as she learns more technical skills.

Student takes a selfie

CMCI goes to Washington

CMCI in D.C. is helping students discover new passions and grow—personally and professionally—as they prepare for careers in media.

By Ilias Hosain, critical media practices

Maker's Mind: The Student Perspective

See examples of CMCI student work.


The Real People Behind the News

CMCI Dean Lori Bergen talked with three alumni from across the country—John Branch (MJour’89), Jackie Fortiér (MJour’13) and Vignesh Ramachandran (Jour’11)—over Zoom last summer about their day-to-day experiences as journalists.

Then and Now

Then and Now: Fall 2022

Explore 100 years of journalism education at the University of Colorado Boulder in "Then and Now." From telegraphs and typewriters to virtual reality, this collection of photographs offers a glimpse into student life from the 1920s to today.