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: […]


Congratulations to Garnet Hertz on His New Faculty Appointment!

April 25th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Congratulations to Garnet Hertz on His New Faculty Appointment!

Congratulations to Garnet Hertz on his new faculty appointment as Canada Research Chair in Design and Media Arts at Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver, Canada!


Managing Online Identities for the Deceased

October 29th, 2013 by STAR | No Comments

Managing Online Identities for the Deceased

The death of a loved one can be a challenging time for survivors who are left to manage the deceased’s affairs. In many cases, our increasing amount of online data is exacerbating this issue. Our social media lives create vast quantities of personal data that remain after we die. However, these data are not like other assets that we include in wills or testaments. They are connected to a large number of friends who survive us, all with diverse needs.


IDC papers and Anita Borg Scholarships

March 31st, 2008 by STAR | No Comments

IDC papers and Anita Borg Scholarships

Silvia and Gabi won the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.