Academic Relations: Faculty Programs
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In 2010, two PhD students from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (UMass), Sameer Singh and Michael Wick, won the Key Scientific Challenges (KSC) award for their research proposals.
Scott E. Page, Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems, Political Science, and Economics at the University of Michigan, recently visited the Yahoo Labs campus in Santa Clara to give a talk entitled, “The Potential and Limits of the Crowd.”
Yahoo Labs at EC'11 with 6 accepted papers -- 3 of them co-authored by Senior Research Scientist Arpita Ghosh.
The verdict is in for the Yahoo 2010-2011 Key Scientific Challenges Program (KSC). Twenty-seven exceptional PhD students have been selected to receive this prestigious award in its third year.
UC Berkeley Professor Michael I. Jordan made a special guest appearance as Big Thinker to give a talk entitled "Learning Natural Language Semantics."
On April 9th, 2011, the Hack U™ team wrapped up the final event of the 2011 spring season at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), with over 80 enthusiastic CS students and 30 plus killer hacks.
Science as secret weapon at Yahoo -- interview with Chief Scientist Prabhakar Raghavan in the Guardian.
Harvard Business Review blogs about how Yahoo's econ research efforts led by Preston McAfee focuses on advertising and raises some interesting questions about academia and industry.
The Yahoo Hack U™ team travels to the University of San Diego in April as part of the 2011 Hack U™ season.