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Jones on CARES Act Internet Voting Projects [Politico]

"'The downside risks of moving in this direction are immense,' said Jones. Asked about the legislative language, he said, 'I think there are too few strings.'"...

'99 Alum Mark Barr Awarded David J. Langum Sr. Prize in American Historical Fiction

"Barr says his two decades of work in software development made him a better writer. 'A piece of software is made up of thousands, if not tens of thousands, of lines of code.

Shafiq named College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Scholar

"Professor Shafiq is an outstanding computer scientist, and it is my pleasure to recognize his innovative work with the Dean's Scholar honor," Goddard said. "...

Rector et al. "Virtual Showdown: An Accessible VR Game" covered by XR Access

"Dr. Kyle Rector and her research team at University of Iowa took up this challenge.

Hourcade on IPR's River to River on 2020 US Census

There are several changes to the 2020 U.S. census. For example, for the first time ever, people will be given the option to fill out the census online and through a mobile app. These changes, however, do not come without their own set of challenges. Juan Pablo Hourcade of the University of Iowa and a member of the U.S. Census Scientific Advisory Committee joins host Ben Kieffer on this segment of River to River to explain the motivation behind these changes and why this $15 billion count is the law.

Alumni news: "Hurdler hunts Tokyo Games after Google"

Douglas spent past 3 years clearing hurdles for Iowa & interning at Google.

Chipara et al. to receive the 2019 Ear and Hearing Editors' Award...

... for "Efficacy and Effectiveness of Advanced Hearing Aid Directional and Noise Reduction Technologies for Older Adults With Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss. Ear and Hearing, 40(4):...

Nithyanand on "Reddit enlists users to combat coronavirus misinformation"

Rishab Nithyanand [...] said it’s totally up to moderators to decide how seriously they want to take the issue of bunk science and lies. “They’re completely unpaid ...

Chowdhury and Purdue CS collaborators receive Distinguished Paper Award at ACSAC

Omar Chowdhudy and Purdue CS team led by PhD student, Imtiaz Karim received a Distinguished Paper Award at the Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC).

Faculty member bats a thousand, twice!

Prof. Aaron Stump is celebrating a double thousand: a thousand downloads of his book "Verified Functional Programming in Agda" and a thousand plays of his new podcast "The Iowa Type Theory Commute."...