Boyd-Graber and Findlater Awarded NSF Grant
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.”
Malu and Maidasani Win Instructables Grand Prize
HCIL Grad Student Meethu Malu and her partner in Jon Froehlich’s CMCS838F ‘Maker’ course, Hitesh Maidasani, won the Instructables Grand Prize in the “Maker Family Contest” for their StarryNight project.
Hack Education! Workshop Featured on Bluknowledge
June Ahn, Tamara Clegg, Michael Gubbels, and Elizabeth Bonsignore’s workshop “Hack Education!: Designing learning futures” was discussed in the Bluknowledge blog post “What Happens When you Release Your Inner Hacker.”
Jessica Vitak in New Scientist
Jessica Vitak’s research was mentioned in the New Scientist article “Friendship: Friends in high-tech places.”