Andy Johnson Feature (Medill School)

Participants: Andrew Johnson, Northwestern University’s Medill School

In January, EVL hosted a class of journalism students from Northwestern University’s Medill School; their visit consisted of an overview of EVL’s history, current projects, and a hands-on experience with numerous visualization displays developed by EVL. What has resulted is a number of articles featuring EVL, the first of which appeared yesterday in the online “Medill Reports - Chicago” e-zine, and was already picked up by several other news sources.

UIC Researcher Looks Toward a Communication Revolution

by Kevin Jacobs, Medill Reports - Chicago, Northwestern University

MARCH 16, 2010 - “If it ain’t real fun, it ain’t real science.” That’s the motto of Andy Johnson, someone who knows that real work can be real fun and real productive. Johnson is an associate professor of computer science and a member of the Electronic Visualization Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He’s been working with EVL for over fifteen years, and has seen technology come a long way…

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Date: March 16, 2010
Andy Johnson - K. Jacobs, NU

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