Angie Chuang

Faculty Now: Fall 2019

Dec. 13, 2019

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

Lori Bergen

Think. Innovate. Create.

As we enter our fifth year as a college, we’ve created new departments and centers, hired faculty from across the country and developed new academic programs. These changes have set up an environment for our students, alumni, faculty and staff to be confident and creative in an evolving world, and we’re continuing to move forward.

Joy Weinberg

Go Figure

The move from competitive ice skating to studying information science may seem like a leap, but senior Joy Weinberg says the two share key elements: precision, drive and creativity.

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.

Making Waves

Making Waves

As the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II approaches and airwaves begin to fill with stories of distant battles won and the brave men who fought them, Kathleen M. Ryan, a documentary filmmaker and associate professor of journalism, is focused on the veteran women who helped make those victories possible.

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"Is that 'juice?'"

Sometimes, the elephant in the room is a glass of orange juice. Or more likely, a glass with something added to the juice.

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Keeping an eye on the hurricane

As catastrophes like hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria strike, CMCI’s Leysia Palen and her students in the Department of Information Science turn to millions of Tweets to find ways of improving disaster response around the world.

Adam teaching

'Make not your thoughts your prisons'

PhD student Adam Lauver (Comm) volunteered to teach prison inmates in Denver to make a difference in their lives. To his surprise, the experience profoundly changed his view of himself as a teacher.