Negin Dahya, Jessica Luke, Jason Yip, Jin Ha Lee, and Ian Chapman were awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grant (IMLS-NLG-L) in the amount of $89,000! The title of their research project is “Co-Creating Concept Art and Stories for Virtual Reality (VR): Libraries and Museums as Assets for Juvenile Rehabilitation.” The UW Information School, Washington State Library, King County Library System, and Echo Glen Children’s Center for Juvenile Rehabilitation in Snoqualmie pledged additional funding to make this a $178,577 research project.
Hans Jochen Scholl, Karyn Hubbel, and Jeff Leonard had a paper accepted to the 2018 ISCRAM Asia-Pacific conference to be held November 5th to 7th in Wellington, New Zealand. The paper is titled, “Communications and Technology Challenges to Situational Awareness: Insights from the CR16 Exercise.” The research for the paper was conducted as part of the iSchool Qualitative Research Project (iQRP). ISCRAM is globally the leading academic organization at the intersection of information, information technology, and disaster studies, and conducts the renowned ISCRAM World Conference.
Miranda Belarde-Lewis participated in all of the following:
- As the moderator of a panel at the Henry Gallery of Art for the opening of “The Brink: Demian Diné Yazhi"
- As a panelist for the Conversation: "Edward Curtis is Complicated" at the Photographic Center Northwest at Seattle University
- As a workshop leader for the 2018 summer cohort of the Native American Fellowship Program at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts
- Finally, as a presenter on Edward Curtis images at the Seattle Art Museum's "Double Exposure" exhibition, currently on view.
Jacob O. Wobbrock along with co-authors Radu-Daniel Vatavu (University Stefan cel Mare of Suceava, Romania) and Lisa Anthony (University of Florida) won an Honorable Mention Paper award for $Q: A super-quick, articulation-invariant stroke-gesture recognizer for low-resource devices. The paper will be presented at the ACM’s Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI 2018) from September 3-6, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain.