Dr. Catherine Plaisant, Dr. Ben Shneiderman and their research team received a Distinguished Paper Award at the American Medical Informatics Association Conference in Washington D.C. The award was given to only 5 full-length research papers out of the 330+ papers submitted to the conference. The award winning paper is entitled "Twinlist: Novel User Interface Designs for Medication Reconciliation."
Professor Mark D. Hill, University of Wisconsin-Madison talks about Amdahl's Law in the Multicore Era".
Mike Hicks and his former student, Iulian Neamtiu, were quoted in an MIT Technology Review article on a company developing live updating for Linux. The UMD project web site detailing their research on dynamic updating was linked in the article.
More information can be found at: http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/22674/page2/