MLIS Alumna created Emmy-winning Documentary

November 19, 2018
Dominique Luster (MLIS '15), curator of the Teenie Harris collection at the Carengie Museum of Art, worked on a team to create the documentary called, "Pittsburgh 360: Service & Sacrifice" that has recently won an Emmy. The documentary is based on an exhibition from earlier this year that showcased some of the Collection's photos of African American soldiers during World War II. It tells the stories of black soldiers who fought for a nation that did not always fight for them.  

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Assistant Professor Marcela Gomez takes part in IMPACT Program

November 12, 2018
Visiting Research Assistant Professor Marcela Gomez has recently accepted nomination to participate in the IMPACT (Institutional Mentoring Program Across a CommuniTy of Color) program. The program pairs diverse faculty members in the early years of their appointment with more experienced faculty members across the University with the goal to develop meaningful relationships between mentor and mentee. To build upon the aspect of diversity, mentors and mentees are often from different areas of study. This allows for the building of inter-disciplinary relationships to form.

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Computer Science Student Andrew Lobos Wins Kid’s Choice Award at Hackathon to Solve Pediatric Problems

November 12, 2018
Three undergraduate students from the University of Pittsburgh tackled the challenge of helping young patients remember to take medicines on time and at the right dose at the first-ever Hack This. Help Kids pediatric health care hackathon.

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The School of Computing and Information’s redesigned Master of Library and Information Science degree program to launch in Fall 2019

November 7, 2018
The Department of Information Culture and Data Stewardship’s redesigned Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree program will launch in Fall 2019 term. The redesigned program offers a new foundational core that features three new courses, numerous electives that allow students to tailor the degree to their career interests, and a newly created Design Methods Sequence that highlights immersive experiential learning.

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Founding Dean Paul R. Cohen of the School of Computing and Information Receives Nearly $1 Million Grant from DARPA

November 7, 2018
Dr. Paul R. Cohen, Founding Dean and Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Computing and Information, along with Dr. Mark Roberts in the Graduate School of Public Health and Dr. Greg Cooper in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, have received nearly $1 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for their project titled, “Curating Probabilistic Relational Agent-based Models.”

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Work of Pitt Professors and PhD Student Featured in in AMIA Year-In-Review

November 7, 2018

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Two Female Faculty Members Recognized for their Research in Computational Social Science

October 10, 2018

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School of Computing and Information Associate Professors Yu-Ru Lin and Rebecca Hwa Receive Research Grant from the DARPA Understanding Group Biases Program

October 8, 2018

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Associate Professors Adam Lee and Rosta Farzan receive NSF award

September 17, 2018

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Associate Professor Kostas Pelechrinis named one of The Incline’s Who’s Next: Transit Class

September 14, 2018

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The University of Pittsburgh School of Computing and Information’s undergraduate programs to become first year-admitting programs

September 11, 2018

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School of Computing and Information Welcomes Inaugural Class of the United States Army War College Fellows

September 7, 2018

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Dining Options at Pitt Please the Palate, Promote Sustainability Efforts

August 28, 2018

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The School of Computing and Information begins search for leaders in the field of Cybersecurity to help launch a professional education program

August 17, 2018

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Professor Peter Brusilovsky Receives NSF Grant

August 16, 2018

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School of Computing and Information to launch EngagePitt campaign in honor of late associate professor, Roger R. Flynn

August 15, 2018

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Professor Toni Carbo Becomes Recipient of the Association for Information Science & Technology Award of Merit

August 14, 2018

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Professor of Practice named Affiliate Practice Scholar with Pitt Cyber

August 13, 2018

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Professor and Dean Emeritus Ronald L. Larsen retired at the end of July

August 9, 2018

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NASA Researcher and Intelligent Systems Program Alumnus Puts Safety First

August 8, 2018

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CS alumni wins first ever US soccer Hackathon

July 26, 2018

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MLIS alumna named 2018 Crosman Award winner

July 26, 2018

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Hear associate professor Kostas Pelechrinis discuss the importance of Rethinking Smart Cities

July 11, 2018

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PittWire: New Institute Aims for Global Leadership in Computer Modeling and Simulation

May 31, 2018

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School of Computing and Information received recognition at ACM IUI 2018

April 5, 2018

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Two School of Computing and Information projects receive grants from Provost through Personalized Education initiative

March 28, 2018

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School of Computing and Information featured in two Voice of America videos

February 13, 2018

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Hear Kostas Pelechrinis talk about how Big Data and AI are changing professional sports in AI for Anyone’s podcast

February 2, 2018

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Founding Dean Paul R. Cohen discusses the School’s goal of uniting disciplines through computing

February 1, 2018

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Associate Professor Kostas Pelechrinis created a statistical model to predict the outcome of Sunday’s Super Bowl

February 1, 2018

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The Association for Computational Linguistics recently elected Professor Diane Litman as one of six fellows

December 13, 2017

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The School of Computing and Information begins search for tenure and non-tenure stream faculty positions

December 7, 2017

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Professor James Joshi recognized by the Association for Computing Machinery as one of their 2017 Distinguished Members

November 8, 2017

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Faculty member and Senior Vice Chancellor for Research honored with prestigious Phil Kaufman Award from the Electronic System Design Alliance

October 19, 2017

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Assistant Professor Yu-Ru Lin mentioned in the Las Vegas Sun for her research that studies social reactions to mass tragedies

October 6, 2017

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Recent graduate, Jessica Benner, begins working at Carnegie Mellon University as Liaison Librarian

October 2, 2017

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Staff member part of $300,000 NSF grant to encourage underrepresented groups to pursue STEM education

September 18, 2017

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Eight faculty members receive funding from the National Science Foundation to increase cybersecurity education in PA

September 11, 2017

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What’s new at the School of Computing and Information

September 1, 2017

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ISP Alumnus Steve Casner featured in the current issue of Psychology Today for his book Careful

August 7, 2017

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PAWS lab paper “Fine-Grained Open Learner Models: Complexity Versus Support” receives James Chen Best Student Paper Award at UMAP 2017

August 7, 2017
PAWS lab paper "Fine-Grained Open Learner Models: Complexity Versus Support" lead by Julio Guerra just receives James Chen Best Student Paper Award at UMAP 2017 conference in Bratislava.

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Two School of Computing and Information faculty awarded NSF grant to study visual rhetoric

August 7, 2017

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Development of Human Language Technologies to Improve Disciplinary Writing and Learning through Self-Regulated Revising

August 7, 2017

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Pitt Names Founding Dean of School of Computing and Information

May 8, 2017

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SIS alumna receives CMU Barbara Lazarus Professorship in Information Networking

April 27, 2017

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iSchool students place in Randall Family Big Idea Competition

March 31, 2017

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New School of Computing and Information Will Address Emerging Trends in Computing and Information

October 28, 2016

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