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Dr. Leanne Bowler and Eleanor Mattern Win Lee Dirks Best Paper Award at iConference 2014

Dr. Bowler and Ms. Mattern’s paper, “Developing Design Interventions for Cyberbullying: A Narrative-Based Participatory Approach,” co-authored with Dr. Cory Knobel (UC Irvine), was selected as the iConference’s most outstanding paper in a competition sponsored by Microsoft Research.  Read more about Dr. Bowler, Ms. Mattern, and their paper.

Dr. Rosta Farzan Receives Google Research Award

Dr. Farzan’s project “Hyperlocal Online Communities as ‘Third Places,’” received a Google Research Award.  Learn more about Dr. Farzan and her project.

iSchool Doctoral Student, James King, Publishes Paper

iSchool doctoral student, James Allison King’s paper, “Say Nothing,” is highlighted by Archives and Records: The Journal of the Archives and Records Association.  Read more.

Save-the-Date: Pitt Homecoming 2014

Pitt’s 2014 Homecoming Celebration will be held October 24-26.  On Saturday, October 25, your Pitt Panthers will face Georgia Tech at Heinz Field.


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