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Three CIS PhD students receive Engaged Graduate Student Grants

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Three CIS graduate students are among 21 Cornell doctoral students awarded Engaged Graduate Student Grants to work with community partners to research a wide range of topics.

Congratulations to:

  • Anthony Poon, Information Science, Texting for Social Change: Using text messages to foster successful youth transitions in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Rama Adithya Varanasi, Information Science, Teaching and Education Leading in India: Improving the community of practice for low-resource teachers in the Teach for Indianetwork
  • Vibhore Vardhan, Information Science, Web Literacies for Communities Beyond the Margins: Co-designing a web literacies course to help internet users from marginalized communities become more critically informed and engaged web contributors.