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Alumni News: Opera hires PayPal and WeChat Pay veteran Allen Hu ['96 MS CS] as new EVP of its fintech arm, Dify

"Allen's expertise will be invaluable in helping us drive the fintech division and achieve our ambition to continue to bring new services to market under the Dify brand."...

CLAS: "Garrett Morris and Kyle Rector of Computer Science earn prestigious NSF CAREER awards."

Morris’s funded project will improve software reliability and programmer productivity; Rector’s will help make virtual reality accessible for people with vision impairments.

PhD Alumna Yelena Mejova awarded Best Paper Award at ACM SIGCHI Conference...

... for "Clandestino or Rifugiato? Anti-immigration Facebook Ad Targeting in Italy"...

Announcing new NSF-funded REU site: Computing for Health and Well-being

A ten-week program will run from May 24 to July 30, 2021 in-person.

Hourcade Awarded CLAS Collegiate Teaching Award...

... for his Distinguished Contribution to the quality of University of Iowa Teaching. Congrats!

UIowaCS part of Hawkeye Introductory Courses Student Success Project

Excerpt from IowaNow piece entitled: "UI distributes first round of P3 funding for student success, faculty retention initiatives,"...

IPR: Hourcade on "2020 Creates Big Obstacles For This Year’s Census Count"

In the 12/3/2020 edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer speaks with computer scientist Juan Pablo Hourcade - a member of the U.S.

Jones on "The dramatic ways US election voting methods have changed through history"

The latest versions of these [electronic voting] machines let you select your votes on screen, print out a completed ballot, you then check it and put it into a scanner to be counted.

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CDC funds UI computational epidemiology researchers in fight against COVID-19

"The researchers comprise the University of Iowa Computational Epidemiology Research Group—commonly known as CompEpi—which recently received a $3.

Jones et al.:"Uniform standards will matter most in Trump vs. Biden count"

"With Election Day fast approaching, we are alarmed to note that there are many issues today where counties within some states are still be applying differing standards.