2019 Showcase


Wednesday, October 30, 2019
12:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Illini Union, Ballrooms A and B
1401 W. Green Street, Urbana

Schedule of Events

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.: Poster Session I
1:00 - 1:30 p.m.: Keynote Speaker
1:30 - 2:15 p.m.: Presentation Session I
2:15 - 2:45 p.m.: Break
2:45 - 3:30 p.m.: Presentation Session II
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.: Poster Session II

Keynote: "Improving Societal Resilience to Terrorist Attacks Using Large-Scale Text Mining of News Coverage"
Keynote Speaker: Professor Scott Althaus, Director of the Cline Center for Advanced Social Research

Presentation Session 1

Presentation Session II


Shadi Rezapour and Stephen Downie
Shadi Rezapour accepts a Best Poster Award from Professor and Associate Dean for Research J. Stephen Downie

2019 Poster Award Winners

  • How do Moral Values Differ in Tweets on Social Movements?
    Rezvaneh Rezapour, Priscilla Ferronato, and Jana Diesner
  • The real library world is dirty and you don't learn that at all in schools
    Yuerong Hu, Melissa Ocepek, Lecia Barker, and J. Stephen Downie
  • Testing for gender biases and gender stereotyping in long-term news coverage of female versus male named hurricanes
    Ly Dinh, Janina Sarol, and Jana Diesner