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For brands, when it comes to Pride Month, you’re either in or you’re out

June 14, 2023

Media and communications experts say when brands try to please everyone, they vex everyone. Authenticity is key. Instead, identify your customer and cater to that audience.

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Public relations students place 2nd in national competition

June 1, 2023

A team of College of Media, Communication and Information students took second place in a competition for their campaign, which was designed to help fight fake news for the News Literacy Project.

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Building a better ‘bionic pancreas’

May 31, 2023

Could technology like smart watches and mobile apps change how patients manage Type 1 diabetes? A $1.2 million grant is helping faculty explore ways to give patients a better quality of life.

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Research addresses burning questions on firefighter culture

May 31, 2023

For eight summers, Jody Jahn earned money for college working as a wildland firefighter on U.S. Forest Service crews. Now, instead of rappelling out of helicopters to fight fires, she's an associate professor of communication who studies the culture of wildland firefighting crews.

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Journalism students investigate long-term impacts of the Marshall Fire

Dec. 19, 2022

Seven CMCI journalism students, with the help of established journalists in the field, are shining a light on the undercovered impacts of the Marshall Fire through a recently published investigation.

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Rethinking plastic

Dec. 12, 2022

Of all the troubles in the world, why should single-use shopping bags and straws concern you? Ask Associate Professor Phaedra Pezzullo, who spells out the chilling ramifications of plastic use in her new podcast and book.

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CMCI faculty, students on a mission for change

Dec. 9, 2022

The College of Media, Communication and Information received a $25,000 donation from the climate-action organization Mission Zero to further climate-focused work. Faculty and students undertook seven grant projects, tackling climate issues through innovative storytelling.

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CU celebrates long legacy of student journalism

Oct. 6, 2022

The first student newspaper at the University of Colorado launched in 1892. Since then, student coverage has created a colorful record of student life amidst adversity, controversy, levity and the most significant historical events of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Linda Villarosa

Under the skin: Book talk with author Linda Villarosa Sept. 12

Sept. 6, 2022

Alumna Linda Villarosa covers race, inequality and public health for The New York Times Magazine. In her new book, she tells the full story of racial health disparities in America, revealing the toll racism takes on individuals and public health.

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Injustice in juvenile courts: Investigative series wins Al Nakkula Award

March 21, 2022

An investigative reporting series into the juvenile justice system in Rutherford County, Tennessee, won the 2022 Al Nakkula Award for Police Reporting, co-sponsored by The Denver Press Club and CU Boulder College of Media, Communication and Information. The series revealed systemic injustice, sparked reform and demonstrated expert reporting on a secretive system.