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Papers Accepted to CHI 2015

March 6th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

Papers Accepted to CHI 2015

Congratulations to Oliver Haimson and co-authors for having their papers and workshops accepted to CHI 2015. Haimson, O. L., Bowser, A., Melcer, E., & Churchill, E. F. Online Inspiration and Exploration for Identity Reinvention. Proceedings of ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2015. Bowser, A., Haimson, O. L., Melcer, E., & Churchill, […]


Featured Research

March 6th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

Featured Research

Congratulations to Oliver Haimson for his research being featured in article on Fusion.net titled “Facebook is now allowing users to identify as any gender they want.”


CSCW Best Paper Honorable Mention

March 6th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

CSCW Best Paper Honorable Mention

Congratulations to Oliver Haimson, Jed Brubaker, Lynn Dombrowski, Gillian Hayes on their CSCW Best Paper Honorable Mention! Haimson, O. L., Brubaker, J. R., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, G. R. Disclosure, Stress, and Support During Gender Transition on Facebook. Proceedings of ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing 2015.


iConference Publications

January 14th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

iConference Publications

Several members of STAR had publications accepted to this year’s iConference. Congratulations! Haimson, O. L., Menking, A., Eschler, J., Erickson, I., & Hayes, G. R. Exploring Gender, Race, and Sexuality with Social Media Data. Workshop at iConference 2015. more info: https://iconferencesocialmediadata.wordpress.com/ CFP: https://iconferencesocialmediadata.wordpress.com/call-for-papers/ Haimson, O. L., Brubaker, J. R., Loder, C., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, […]


Dombrowski Recipient of Roberta Ellen Lamb Endowed Memorial Fellowship

November 13th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Dombrowski Recipient of Roberta Ellen Lamb Endowed Memorial Fellowship

Lynn Dombrowski has been selected to receive the Roberta Ellen Lamb Endowed Memorial Fellowship in ICS for the 2014-15 academic year. The Roberta Ellen Lamb Endowed Memorial Fellowship was created to honor the life of Associate Professor of Informatics Roberta Lamb, who passed away in late 2006. Her parents, Mosselle and Bob Pione, funded an […]


Mori Featured in UCI Undergraduate Research Journal

October 20th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Mori Featured in UCI Undergraduate Research Journal

Congratulations to Kevin Mori, whose work title “Navigating Multiple Identities in Online and Offline Spaces” has been selected for publication in Volume XVI of The UCI Undergraduate Research Journal. Kevin Mori worked on this project as a part of the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP). Congratulations!


Introducing New STAR PhD Students!

September 24th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Introducing New STAR PhD Students!

This year, we have three new PhD students joining us in the STAR group! Welcome, LouAnne, Erick, and Mark! LouAnne Boyd, BCBA, has 24 years experience in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis and is dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). She is the originator of The Social […]


STAR Ubicomp 2014 Best Paper Honorable Mentions!

September 15th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

STAR Ubicomp 2014 Best Paper Honorable Mentions!

Two STAR papers were chosen as Honorable Mentions for Best Paper awards at Ubicomp 2014! Ringland, K., Zalapa, R., Neal, M., Escobedo, L., Tentori, M., and Hayes, G.R. et al SensoryPaint: A Multimodal Sensory Intervention for Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Proceedings of Ubicomp 2014. Matic, A., Hayes, G.R., Tentori, M., Abdullah, M., and Schuck, S. […]


Brubaker featured on Australia’s Triple J Radio!

September 2nd, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Brubaker featured on Australia's Triple J Radio!

Jed Brubaker was recently featured on a “Death on Social Media” episode of “Hack,” a show on Australia’s Triple J radio! Take a listen to hear about Jed’s research and the human experience of grief on social media. Its like a modern day graveyard. But its definitely Graveyard 2.0… Unlike a cemetery, where you might travel […]


STAR CSCW 2015 Papers

September 2nd, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

STAR CSCW 2015 Papers

Three papers by STAR group members have been accepted for CSCW 2015! Haimson, O. L., Brubaker, J. R., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, G. R. (2015). Disclosure, Stress, and Support During Gender Transition on Facebook. In Proceedings of the ACM 2015 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Ringland, K. E., Wolf, C. T., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, […]