Bashir and Sharma author article in Nature Medicine on privacy protection and COVID-19
iSchool Associate Professor Masooda Bashir and Informatics PhD student Tanusree Sharma have published a paper, “Use of Apps in the COVID-19 Response and the Loss of Privacy Protection,” in Nature Medicine. In the paper, they examine how digital surveillance used to contain the spread of COVID-19 may impact privacy rights. Read the full story on […]
Two INFO minors awarded ARL Fellowships for 2019-2020
Two UIUC Informatics minors, Kagen Quiballo and Hailey Vasquez, are among 12 undergraduate students awarded the ARL Fellowship for Digital and Inclusive Excellence for 2019-2020. This national fellowship provides awardees with a paid yearlong internship, mentoring and professional development opportunities. Read the full story on the Association of Research Libraries website.
KCH Class Project Results in Competition-Winning Entry
Mikaela Frechette, a master’s student in Kinesiology and Community Health, along with Widya Ramadhani, a Ph.D. student in the School of Architecture, and Thierry Guigma, a Ph.D. student in Health and Medical Informatics, developed an innovative form of fall prevention technology — winning cash prizes in both the AARP Tech Nest competetition, and the Health Make-A-Thon competition.
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