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Congratulations to Profs. Diane Litman and Maria Chikina for winning the Provost Faculty Awards.

Our ISP faculties, Drs. Litman and Chikina have received two of the 2020 Provost Faculty Awards. Congratulations to Dr. Litman on her Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring and Dr. Chikina for her Chancellor's Distinguished Research Award. (

Congratulations to ISP Alumnus Prof. Vincent Aleven on receiving LRDC's distinguished alumni award.

Vincent Aleven received the LRDC's 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award, and presented his research on AI used in classrooms. Here is the link for his full speech:

Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Ashley and Jaromir Savelka for winning the Jurix 2019 Best Student Paper Awards.

Jurix 2019 was the 32nd International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems which was held in Spain this December. Congratulation to our ISP faculty, Dr. Kevin Ashley, and ISP student, Jaromir Savelka, for winning the Best Student Award in this conference for their paper 'Computer-Assisted Creation of Boolean Search Rules for Text Classification in the Legal Domain'. 

What Will the 2020s Bring for AI?

Check this interesting interview with two of our ISP faculties Dr. Ervin Sejdic and Dr. Diane Litman on Pittwire:

Congratulations ISP Alumnus Prof. Bruce McLaren for getting Fulbright Scholarship to further educational technology in Chile.

The goal of the Fulbright project is to help further the development of educational technology in Chile, both as a research discipline and as a practical instructional tool for schools. Prof. McLaren Scholarship was awarded for him to teach a course on Educational Technology at the Universidad Téchnica Federico Santa Maria in Valparaiso, Chile.

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