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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.”

photo of judge's gavel and camera by Sangeun Shin

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.


The Animated Life of Julia Merten

Known by friends as Juju, Julia Merten lives and works by the motto, “Express your unapologetic self.” This year, Merten earned CMCI’s William W. White Outstanding Graduate award, given to the student with the highest GPA in the college. After graduation, she will begin a position with a Detroit-based chocolate company, Bon Bon Bon.

Morgan Klaus Scheuerman, an Information Science PhD student, has been awarded the Microsoft Research Fellowship for 2021. He studies how and why facial recognition technologies get it wrong.  Credit: Casey Cass/CU Boulder

How Computers See Us: Doctoral Student Working to Curb Discrimination by Artificial Intelligence

From CU Boulder Today: Information Science PhD student Morgan Klaus Scheuerman, 29, is among the most coveted young minds in the field of social computing. With stints at Google and Facebook already under his belt, and his facial analysis research earning international accolades, he was just awarded Microsoft’s prestigious 2021 Research Fellowship.


Beau Evans with camera on cliff

#TunedIn: Spring 2021

A curated list of CMCI research and creative work for your reading, watching and listening pleasure. Dig in!

 Daniel Zender, special to ProPublica

#TheNYPDFiles: ProPublica’s Series on NYPD Impunity wins 2021 Al Nakkula Award

ProPublica’s 10-part series, “The NYPD Files,” earned first place in this year's Al Nakkula Award for police reporting. It's a searing investigation into how the country’s largest police department maintains impunity from public oversight and the toll that impunity takes on the city’s civilians––especially those who are marginalized and most at risk.

Chuck Plunkett


From CU Boulder Today: With several scenes shot on CU Boulder’s campus, the new documentary, News Matters, centers on efforts of CU News Corps Director Chuck Plunkett and a group of Colorado journalists to fight back against profit-driven hedge funds which have squeezed the life out of U.S. newsrooms.