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).

Machuu Pichu

Strength in Numbers

As an activist and recent graduate from CMCI’s Media and Public Engagement master’s program, Katy Fetters (MMediaSt’19) is harnessing the power of social media to redefine what it means to have a disability.

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Trending: Fall 2019

Associate Professor Phaedra Pezzullo explains why a shift to sustainable energy should be #PoweredByThePeople and Associate Professor Rick Stevens looks into the trend of second screening in #GameOfPhones.

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.

Media studies professor corrects history

Nov. 1, 2018

History overlooked Lucile Berkeley Buchanan, the first black woman to graduate from the University of Colorado, but journalism has brought her back into view.

Madonna

Divine intersection

Scholars at the Center for Media, Religion and Culture look back through the decades to examine how media, religion and culture converge, from a 1956 box office record breaker to a confession app.

Flags

A Boulder look

Students envision new flags for the city.

Lucile

A century later, CU officially remembers Lucile

March 16, 2018

Polly McLean, our associate professor of Media Studies, has spent years digging through historical archives across the country to uncover the story of Lucile Berkeley Buchanan (Ger’18), who was CU’s first black female graduate 100 years ago, but was not allowed to walk at graduation. McLean says, "A desire to understand the university’s reasoning for dismissing her achievement motivated me to dig deeper, and thus began my search for Lucile."

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Trending: Fall 2017

Our scholars take on fake news, forecast the flu and discuss religious messages in the media.

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