Mike Teodorescu coauthored a US Patent and Trademark Office Economics Working Paper Series, "Closing the Gender Gap in Patenting: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial at the USPTO," which informed this USPTO policy note on reducing gender disparities in patenting.
Jevin West gave an invited lecture on search literacy for the University of Maryland Information School. The title of his talk was "Search engines as gates and gateways to misinformation.”
Heather Whiteman was appointed to the Academic Advisory Board of Performica, a new human resources tech company. Prior to the appointment, Heather had been helping one of the original founders of Invitae (large biomedical tech company) on a people analytics technology platform that is now spinning off into its own company (Performica). She wrote a SAGE/HBR case study that has been accepted for publication about the story: (Whiteman, H.J. “Org1: In Invitae? Or Out?” published in the Berkeley case series Sept 30, 2022. Will be publicly available through Sage and Harvard Business School Publishing on Jan 1, 2023).
Sandy Littletree was one of five content experts in Indigenous libraries/archives invited to the Newberry Library in Chicago to help the library create a strategic plan with tribal and community partners to expand access to their extensive Indigenous studies collection. The convening was sponsored by the Mellon Foundation and was originally scheduled to happen in 2020.
Iisaaksiichaa Ross Braine was interviewed by NBC News for a story on “The Meaning of Powwow.”
Chirag Shah was quoted in a MIT Technology Review article: “Why Meta’s latest large language model survived only three days online.”
Jevin West was quoted in The Seattle Times about their article examining the legitimacy of verified twitter accounts.
Jevin West was quoted in a Snopes article about Facebook’s policy not to fact-check politicians: “Why Facebook Won't Be Fact-Checking Trump Now That He's Announced Candidacy.”