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Fall 2010 entering student class
The School of Information kicked off the 2010–11 academic year by welcoming 39 new master's students and three Ph.D. students to South Hall.
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The award recognizes Samuelson for her work in information policy, calling her a pioneer in all aspects of cyberlaw.
George Hayes
Despite the challenges of the job market, many students received multiple offers for summer jobs or internships, according to a survey of the MIMS class of 2011.
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Three dozen students are spending two weeks side-by-side focusing on writing.
Elisa Oreglia (left) interviews local women in a village in the Hebei province
Rural-to-urban migrant Chinese women use Internet technology to connect the city and the countryside, according to Oreglia's research.
Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/wink/172748419/">juicyrai</a>
NextDrop addresses the challenge of unreliable piped water in developing countries by providing reliable, near real-time information via mobile phone. A pilot test is currently underway in Hubli, India.
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Task force is studying the relationship between privacy policy and innovation in the Internet economy.
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The iPhone application integrates public-transit route information and real-time arrival data. “Transporter” won the school's 2010 James R. Chen Award for outstanding master's final project.
Satish Polisetti
Fellowship includes trip to China & India, studying entrepreneurship in emerging markets, and a summer internship with an international mobile advertising firm.
Eric Kansa
Eric Kansa and Raymond Yee propose general principles for making the federal budget more intelligible and available to the public.

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