LSC doctoral candidate Jill Hopke has received two research travel grants from the European Union Center of Excellence and the Robert F. and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science & Technology Studies at UW-Madison. Continue reading
Feature segments produced by LSC students will air on UW-Madison’s student radio station WSUM 91.7FM the week of May 20th. The segments, each around nine minutes long, were produced as group projects by students enrolled in Larry Meiller’s “Information Radio” course, LSC 360, this spring. Continue reading
LSC masters student Molly Simis will be presenting a paper as part of a panel at the Third Iowa State Summer Symposium on Science Communication, May 30 to June 1, 2013, in Ames, Iowa. Continue reading
Four LSC students have advanced to the semi-final round of the Wisconsin Technology Council’s 10th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. They are: Mary Kuckuk with a entry entitled “CodeEm,” and a group proposal “Detour Mobile App” from Brianna Plank, Anna Kalscheur and Mackenzie Krentz. Continue reading
LSC Professors Dominique Brossard and Dietram A. Scheufele have an opinion piece in today’s New York Times, “This Story Stinks,” about their recent research in The Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication examining the effects of incivility in reader comments on perceptions of nanotechnology. Continue reading
New research from the Science, Media and the Public (SCIMEP) lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, affiliated with LSC, on the adverse effects of negative comments online is out this week in the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. The full text of the article is available here.
Two LSC Ph.D.’s, Ashley A. Anderson (Ph.D., ’12) and doctoral candidate Michael Cacciatore, have accepted tenure-track faculty positions. Continue reading