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The International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction in cooperation with the International Ergonomics Association, Human Interface Society has published a special issue, Reflections on Human-Computer Interaction, in honor of Ben Shneiderman 's 60th Birthday. This special issue of the Journal is volume 23, #3 with an article on Ben's work and his impact on the field can be found on pages 195 through 204. Catherine Plaisant (UMD) and Chris North (VA Tech) were guest editors for this issue.  read more
University of Maryland Software Day was held at the Riggs Alumni Center on January 18, 2008.  read more
Louis Wasserman, a high school student of William Gasarch , has been named an Intel Science Talent Search Finalist. His research will be on display at the National Academy of Sciences March 9 & 10.  read more
Dave Levin , PhD student of Bobby Bhattacharjee and Aravind Srinivasan , has been awarded a prestigious Microsoft Live Labs Fellowship.  read more
University of Maryland Software Day was held at the Riggs Alumni Center on January 18, 2008.  read more
Ben Bederson discussed The Future of the Cellphone on The Conversation, a public radio program on KUOW Seattle.  read more
Adam Porter discusses his research in a guest posting on the Google Testing Blog .  read more
Samir Khuller gave a Google Tech talk titled Algorithms for Data Storage and Migration .  read more
Jonathan Katz was invited to speak at INDOCRYPT 2007 and the 11th IMA International Conference on Cryptography and Coding .  read more
Katrina LaCurts and Morgan Dixon received Honorable mentions for the 2008 Outstanding Undergraduate Award from the Computing Research Association.  read more