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Research: CHI 2016 papers explore human-centered computing

May 9, 2016

Five CMCI researchers are presenting papers at the top conference in the field of human-centered computing. From gamification to death on Facebook, here are short summaries of their research.

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Information Science helps run Colorado NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Event

April 25, 2016

Faculty in the Department of Information Science and ATLAS joined the ongoing effort at the University of Colorado Boulder to run the awards event for the Colorado NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award, now in its seventh year. The event is sponsored by the National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT).

Four New Faculty Members Join the Department of Information Science

April 19, 2016

Four new faculty members will be joining the Department of Information Science in the College of Media, Communication and Information in fall 2016, reflecting a wide range of expertise that includes the historical investigation of information technology and its application to policy; the discovery and advancement of new techniques for...

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Paul quoted in Washington Post article on e-cigarettes and social media

Feb. 24, 2016

Michael Paul commented recently in a news article about the risks and benefits of using Twitter data to track the use of e-cigarettes.

Palen celebrated by her colleagues for her award

Palen elected to CHI Academy for lifetime contributions to field

Feb. 5, 2016

Leysia Palen , Chair of the Department of Information Science, has been elected to the CHI Academy for having made significant, cumulative contributions to the development of the field of human–computer interaction. She is one of eight scholars selected in 2016 for this honor from SIGCHI. SIGCHI (Special Interest Group...

Palen wins award, Echchaibi chats with KGNU and CU News Corps presents new projects

Dec. 21, 2015

Leysia Palen , professor and founding department chair of Information Science, was recognized at CHI 2015 with a SIGCHI Social Impact award. In her acceptance talk, she discussed Frontiers in Crisis Informatics. Watch now. SIGCHI (Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction) is the premier international society for professionals, academics and...

In The Press: Faculty Member on Social Media and Mortality

Dec. 7, 2015

Jed Brubaker was quoted in a recent Huffington Post article on mass shootings and mortality.

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Department of Information Science welcomes faculty

June 2, 2015

The College of Media, Communication and Information at the University of Colorado Boulder is proud to introduce its newest department, the Department of Information Science, and to announce the appointment of six founding faculty members who will begin at CU-Boulder in fall 2015: Jed Brubaker, Casey Fiesler, Michael J. Paul, Danielle Albers Szafir, Amy Voida and Stephen Voida.

Info Sci Floods presentation

Tweets during 2013 Colorado floods gave engineers valuable data on infrastructure damage

Sept. 3, 2014

Tweets sent during last year’s massive flooding on Colorado’s Front Range were able to detail the scope of damage to the area’s infrastructure, according to a study by the University of Colorado Boulder. The findings can help geotechnical and structural engineers more effectively direct their reconnaissance efforts after future natural...

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