Jen Golbeck’s social media research was described in the Fortune magazine article “CONTAGION–From Justin Bieber to data scientists, how Twitter got hot in the academy.”
Jon Froehlich (PI) and Tamara Clegg (co-PI) were awarded a $550,ooo NSF Cyberlearning EXP grant for “BodyVis: Advancing New Science Learning and Inquiry Experiences via Custom Designed Wearable On-Body Sensing and Visualization.”
Tamara Clegg (PI), June Ahn (co-PI), and Jason Yip (co-PI) were awarded a $1.3M NSF Cyberlearning DIP grant for “ScienceKit for Science Everywhere: A Seamless Scientizing Ecosystem for Raising Scientifically Minded Children.”
The Future of Information Alliance was featured in the Baltimore Sun article “Programmers answer O’Malley’s challenge to create bay-friendly apps” for its work in coordinating a hackathon at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in Edgewater, MD.
Jordan Boyd-Graber (PI) and Leah Findlater (co-PI) were awarded a $650,000 National Science Foundation IIS-1409287 for “III: Medium: Collaborative Research: Closing the User-Model Loop for Understanding Topics in Large Document Collections.”