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This week at the iSchool
Bill Howe on KING-TV.

This week at the iSchool

iSchoolers in the News

Associate Professor Bill Howe was busy with the media this week. He appeared live on KING-TV to discuss this week’s testimony before Congress by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. He also appeared in a separate KING-TV feature with Informatics students Zoshua Colah and Vansh Gambhir about how data ethics is built in to the curriculum at the iSchool and elsewhere, a change from the previous generation. Howe also talked to Turkish-based Anadolu Agency about the potential for government regulation of social media.

Assistant Professor Jessica Hullman landed a $523,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for her work to create more effective data visualizations. Hullman’s project factors people’s expectations into the visualizations to make them easier to understand.

Assistant Professor Katie Davis was quoted in Canada’s Chatelaine in an article on how much time teenage girls spend building their personal “brand” on social media.

Informatics student Aayush Saxena was named among this year’s Husky 100. The list recognizes undergraduate and graduate students at all of the UW campuses who are making the most of their time in school.

And our most famous alumna, author Beverly Cleary, turned 102 this week!

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