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Stodden receives NSF grant for reproducibility research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Associate Professor Victoria Stodden a two-year, $300,000 grant to facilitate research on scientific reproducibility. Her project, "Reproducibility and Cyberinfrastructure for Computational and Data-Enabled Science," seeks to improve understanding of how the scientific community can adapt to the increasing use of computing and large-scale data resources. Michela Taufer, the Jack Dongarra Professor in High Performance Computing at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will serve as co-principal investigator on the project, which is funded by an NSF Early-Concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER).

Victoria Stodden

Wang shares smart home privacy, inclusive privacy at NSF meeting

Associate Professor Yang Wang will share his work at the National Science Foundation (NSF) Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) Principal Investigators' Meeting, which will be held on October 28-29 in Washington, D.C. He will share his research from two SaTC-funded projects.

Yang Wang

McIntyre Library named Federal Depository Library of the Year

On October 21, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's McIntyre Library was named the 2019 Federal Depository Library of the Year by the U.S. Government Publishing Office. iSchool alumna Robin Miller (MS '09), associate professor and government documents librarian at McIntyre Library, accepted the award during the annual Federal Depository Library Program conference in Washington, D.C.

Robin Miller

iSchool well represented at ASIS&T 2019

iSchool faculty and students will participate in the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting, which will be held October 19-23 in Melbourne, Australia. The theme of this year’s conference is “Information…Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime, Anyway.” The meeting, now in its 82nd year, is the premier international conference dedicated to the study of information, people, and technology in contemporary society. Associate Professor and MS/IM Program Director Catherine Blake serves as co-chair for this year’s conference. Associate Professor and BS/IS Program Director Emily Knox and Affiliate Professor Clara Chu are members of the ASIS&T Board of Directors, contributing to governance activities.

iSchool represented at Grace Hopper Celebration

Faculty, staff, and students represented the iSchool at the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC), held on October 1-4 in Orlando, Florida. Produced by AnitaB.org and presented in partnership with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), GHC is the world's largest gathering of women technologists.

Grace Hopper Celebration recruiting team