CHI Best Paper for Heather Faucett

June 11th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

CHI Best Paper for Heather Faucett

Congratulations to Heather Faucett and her co-authors on their Best Paper at CHI 2015! Semaan, B., Faucett, H., Robertson, S., Maruyama, M., Douglas, S. (2015). Designing Political Deliberation Environments to Support Interactions in the Online Public Sphere. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015). Seoul, South Korea. New York: […]


UROP Fellowship for Marie Tsaasan

June 11th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

UROP Fellowship for Marie Tsaasan

Congratulations to Marie Tsaasan for receiving the UROP Fellowship for her work “Supporting Health Organizations in the Global South“. She presented her work at the UCI Undergraduate Research Symposium.


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, […]


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!


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, […]


Dombrowski Awarded Newkirk Graduate Student Fellowship!

August 2nd, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Dombrowski Awarded Newkirk Graduate Student Fellowship!

Congratulations to Lynn Dombrowski, whose project on “How various perspectives on social justice affect the visioning and design of systems and technologies aimed to address issues of food justice” was awarded a Newkirk Graduate Student Fellowship for 2014-2015! The Newkirk Center for Science and Society awarded Lynn $8,000 to support her work.


Hayes Announced as Endowed Robert A. and Barbara L. Kleist Chair in Informatics!

June 4th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Hayes Announced as Endowed Robert A. and Barbara L. Kleist Chair in Informatics!

Huge congratulations to Gillian Hayes, who will be the first holder of the newly endowed Robert A. and Barbara L. Kleist Chair in Informatics! Bob and Barbara Kleist are long-term supporters of the university, and have graciously donated $1M to establish the endowment. Thank you to the Kleists and congratulations to Gillian! Find more information […]


Brubaker Chosen as Finalist for Facebook Fellowship!

February 10th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Brubaker Chosen as Finalist for Facebook Fellowship!

Congratulations to Jed Brubaker, who was chosen as a finalist for the highly-competitive 2014-2015 Facebook Graduate Fellowship Award! Brubaker was among the top 35 applicants worldwide.


Gurdin officially joins EchoUser!

July 30th, 2012 by STAR | No Comments

Gurdin officially joins EchoUser!

On July 19, 2012 Boaz Gurdin officially joined the organization “EchoUser” as an Experience Researcher. EchoUser specializes in user-centered design, research, and evaluation in software and mobile solutions. To learn more about the organization, please visit their website: http://www.echouser.com  Congratulations, Boaz!                


Media Appearance on Iowa Public Radio

July 10th, 2012 by STAR | No Comments

Media Appearance on Iowa Public Radio

Jed Brubaker will be a guest on Iowa Public Radio’s show “Talk of Iowa” tomorrow morning (July, 11, 2012; Wednesday, 10 AM Central/Noon PST). The segment is on the ways in which social media is impacting death and grief. Link to the talk show session: [Jed’s online at 31:45 till 48:57] http://news.iowapublicradio.org/post/mourning-digital-age More information on […]