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Thursday, October 22, 2015
In advance of HCDE Professor Starbird's lecture on social media use during disaster events, she sat down with the UW College of Environment to answer questions about the growing field of crisis informatics.
http://environment.uw.edu/news/2015/10/natural-hazards-resilient-communities-qa-with-uws-kate-starbird/
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Friday, September 25, 2015
HCDE celebrates Dr. David W. McDonald on his promotion to Professor from Associate Professor.
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Wednesday, September 23, 2015
HCDE Professor Mark Haselkorn describes CoSSaR's latest efforts to improve Puget Sound's security, safety, and resilience, on the federal government's ISE blog.
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Thursday, September 10, 2015
Recent HCDE MS graduate Joseph DeMaria is one of the 14 UW students selected to travel the world with a Bonderman Travel Fellowship.
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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Fortune Magazine recently profiled HCDE Professor Beth Kolko on her work designing human-centered medical products.
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Sunday, August 23, 2015
HCDE Professor Sean Munson has received a Google Faculty Research Award for his proposal "Human-centered representations of uncertainty in everyday, mobile predictive systems."
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Friday, August 14, 2015
HCDE PhD student Bob Watson Attended the 2015 Human-Computer Interaction International convention in Los Angeles, CA. He shares his experience with us here.
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Thursday, July 23, 2015
HCDE Professor Beth Kolko is taking her medical device startup to Rwanda to conduct usability studies on their low-cost IV drip device. Read the full story on Geekwire.
http://www.geekwire.com/2015/this-medical-device-startup-just-raised-cash-and-is-heading-to-rwanda/
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Monday, July 20, 2015
HCDE PhD student Cynthia Bennett and researchers from Computer Science & Engineering study the accessibility of mobile health apps for blind and low-vision users. The team found that most apps do not meet accessible criteria, but with slight alterations they could.
http://www.washington.edu/news/2015/07/16/many-mobile-health-apps-neglect-needs-of-blind-users/
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Wednesday, July 15, 2015
The U.S. Coast Guard’s Commandant visited HCDE Professors Haselkorn and Starbird to learn about the new CoSSaR center.
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Friday, July 10, 2015
HCDE Professor Julie Kientz and her students receive $50K from the CoMotion Innovation Fund for their Baby Steps project.
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Friday, July 10, 2015
Aragon and Perry's study on the use of programmable thermostats was recently featured in the Washington Post.
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Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, the U.S. Coast Guard’s commandant and top leader, visits HCDE on July 9, 2015, to see the latest work from CoSSaR researchers.
http://www.washington.edu/news/blog/new-maritime-security-project-draws-coast-guards-top-admiral-to-visit-uw/
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Thursday, July 2, 2015
Dr. David Ribes brings an interdisciplinary background in Sociology, Science and Technology Studies, and Information Studies to the HCDE faculty.
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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
HCDE Master's student Lindsey Arnold recently attended the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA) conference in San Diego. She shares her experience with us here.
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
See posters and videos from all 2015 undergraduate Capstone projects and learn how you can sponsor the next round of projects.
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Thursday, June 18, 2015
Dr. Brock Craft brings academic and industry experience in Data Visualization and Physical Computing to the department's faculty.
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Friday, June 12, 2015
Professors Aragon and Turns shared remarks about graduating PhD students Dr. Robert Watson, Dr. Michael Brooks, and Dr. Daniel Perry at the 2015 Commencement.
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Friday, June 12, 2015
HCDE held its Commencement Ceremony on Tuesday, June 9. See a full list of graduates and their personal statements here. Congratulations to the class of 2015!
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Thursday, June 11, 2015
Kelly Franznick, founder and CXO of Blink UX and friend of HCDE, delivered the 2015 HCDE Commencement Address. Read the full text of his speech here.
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Thursday, June 11, 2015
HCDE recognizes select 2015 graduates with Awards of Excellence for demonstrating Innovation, Leadership and Engagement, and Academic Excellence.
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015
HCDE awards PhD student Daniel Perry with the Student Innovator Award for demonstrating innovation in research.
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015
HCDE PhD student Taylor Scott is awarded the 2015 HCDE Student Innovator Award for excellence in teaching.
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015
HCDE undergraduate student Mark Stamnes attended his first conference in Seoul, Korea, and shares his reflections on the experience.
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Friday, June 5, 2015
HCDE welcomed more than 400 students, alumni, Corporate Affiliates Program members, and friends for its 2015 Open House on June 1, 2015.
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