Alumni News

New research reveals how information systems can replace person-to-person service encounters by substituting information for interaction.
The 2012 dissertation, “Essays on the economic impacts of mobile phones in sub-Saharan Africa, ” was honored by the iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award Competition.
Grossklags is an assistant professor at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology.
Social media researcher danah boyd is joining the School of Information Advisory Board. Dr. boyd is a senior researcher at Microsoft Research, a leading scholar of the online lives of today’s youth, and a 2008 alumna of the I School.
Besser and his team from NYU faced social, political, and technical challenges in archiving the Occupy Wall Street movement.
The Pop-Up Archive, first developed as a 2012 MIMS final project, is an open-source software system to streamline the entire workflow of a radio producer. Now the Archive is the winner of a $300,000 Knight News Challenge grant.
Cushing is an author, archivist, and long-time scholar of political posters.