New Interim Director of HCIL
Mona Leigh Guha will be the Interim Director for the Human-Computer Interaction Lab during the 2014-2015 academic year while Jennifer Golbeck is on sabbatical. Mona Leigh has been with the lab for 12 years as a graduate student and later faculty member. We are excited for the leadership, enthusiasm and energy she brings to the lab.
Meethu Malu and Hitesh Maidasani win Grand Prize in "Maker Family Contest"
HCIL grad student Meethu Malu and her partner Hitesh Maidasani, from Jon Froehlich's CMSC838F 'Maker' course, won the Instructables Grand Prize in the "Maker Family Contest" for their StarryNight project.
Bluknowledge Blogged about the Hack Education! Workshop at the HCIL Symposium
June Ahn, Tamara Clegg, Michael Gubbels, and Elizabeth Bonsignore's workshop on "Hack Education!: Designing learning futures" was blogged about in Bluknowledge: Desginged to Empower.
Ben Bederson appointed Associate Provost of Learning Initiatives
Ben Bederson was appointed Associate Provost of Learning Initiatives and founding Executive Director of the Teaching and Learning Transformation Center (TLTC).