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>> Daniel Perry Receives Two Best Paper Awards at XSEDE 2013. HCDE PhD student Daniel Perry has received two best paper awards at the Extreme Science and Engineering (XSEDE) 2013 Conference in San Diego.

>> Gender Browser Research by Cecilia Aragon in Salon. Research on the academic gender gap by HCDE Professor Cecilia Aragon, PhD student Michael Brooks, and their colleagues was recently published on Salon.

>> Affiliate Faculty Constance Rice Appointed to Board of Regents. HCDE Affiliate faculty member Constance Rice has been appointed to the University of Washington Board of Regents by Washington Governor Jay Inslee.

>> Melissa Braxton Receives Dean's Fellowship. HCDE PhD student Melissa Braxton has received a Dean's Fellowship from the College of Engineering.