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Three CIS PhD students receive Engaged Graduate Student Grants

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.