• 2012-2013 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

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    The Black Sea Fish and Mollusca Project

    by  • June 27, 2013 • 2012-2013 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: The Black Sea Fish and Mollusca Project Grantee: Antonia Santangelo Discipline: Anthropology Funding Cycle: 2012-2013 Project Status: Complete Project White Paper: Not yet available   About The Project The Black Sea Fish and Mollusca Project employs Omeka, an open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions to showcase a physical comparative collection...

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    Researching Contemporary Religion in the Age of Big Data: Mapping the Church-Planting Movement

    by  • June 27, 2013 • 2012-2013 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Researching Contemporary Religion in the Age of Big Data: Mapping the Church-Planting Movement Grantee: John Boy Discipline: Sociology Funding Cycle: 2012-2013 Project Status: Complete Project White Paper: Not yet available About The Project This project seeks to develop and implement a way of studying religion in an era of big data. Religious traditions are increasingly deterritorialized, that is,...

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    Street Medicine Apps

    by  • June 27, 2013 • 2012-2013 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Street Medicine Apps Grantee: Suzanne Tamang Discipline: Computer Science Funding Cycle: 2012-2013 Project Status: Complete Project White Paper: Not yet available About The Project Street medicine practitioners provide psycho-social and medical support at protests, occupations, uprisings, and natural disasters that have the potential to be further complicated by limited access to traditional medical care.  Using mobile technology as...

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    Dropouts Drop In: Re-Visualizing the “Dropout” Stereotype

    by  • June 27, 2013 • 2012-2013 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Debunking the “Dropout” Stereotype Grantee: Rondi Silva Discipline: Urban Education Funding Cycle: 2012-2013 Project Status: Complete Visit Site About The Project This study aims to challenge conventional views of both “dropping out” and “dropouts.” When young people “drop out” of high school, they open themselves up to a world of negative assumptions and blame, which are directed...

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    eTLP: Digitizing Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

    by  • June 27, 2013 • 2012-2013 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: eTLP: Digitizing Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus Grantee: Kyle Ferguson Discipline: Philosophy Funding Cycle: 2012-2013 Project Status: Complete Project White Paper: Not yet available About The Project Ludwig Wittgenstein s (1889-1951) Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus is arguably the most important text of twentieth-century philosophy. It shook analytic philosophy to its foundations when published in German in 1921 and in English the following year. The work concerns...

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    The Writing Studies Tree

    by  • June 18, 2013 • 2012-2013 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: The Writing Studies Tree Grantee: Ben Miller, Amanda Licastro, and Jill Belli Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2012-2013 Project Status: Complete Project White Paper: Not yet available   About The Project The Writing Studies Tree (WST) is an online, open-access, crowdsourced database of scholarly relationships within writing studies, composition/rhetoric and related academic fields. Created by Graduate Center students in 2011-2012, the...

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    Urban Sociology Digital Mapping and Presentation Tool

    by  • June 18, 2013 • 2012-2013 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

      Project Name: Urban Sociology Digital Mapping and Presentation Tool Grantee: Jacob Lederman Discipline: Sociology Funding Cycle: 2012-2013 Project Status: Complete Project White Paper: Not yet available   About The Project Pedagogical best practices routinely cite the primacy of student collaboration in enhancing the learning environment. Yet collaboration in the form of group presentations often results in atomization of a different sort....

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    “Data Mining Diplomacy”: A Computational Analysis of the State Department’s Foreign Policy Files

    by  • June 18, 2013 • 2012-2013 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: “Data Mining Diplomacy”: A Computational Analysis of the State Department’s Foreign Policy Files Grantee: Micki Kaufman Discipline: U.S. History Funding Cycle: 2012-2013 Project Status: Complete Project White Paper: Not yet available   About The Project Scarcity of information is a common frustration for historians. This is especially true for researchers of antiquity, but not exclusively so. However, the opposite...

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    Building a Virtual Museum: Creating an Online Database of 3D Primate Postcranial Models

    by  • June 18, 2013 • 2012-2013 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

      Project Name: Building a Virtual Museum: Creating an Online Database of 3D Primate Postcranial Models Grantee: Justin Gladman Discipline: Anthropology Funding Cycle: 2012-2013 Project Status: Complete Project White Paper: Not yet available   About The Project This project aims to help establish an online database of 3D models of fossil and living primate postcranial bones produced using laser digitizations...

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    The Open Music History Project

    by  • June 18, 2013 • 2012-2013 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

      Project Name: The Open Music History Project Grantee: Naomi Barrettara Discipline: Musicology Funding Cycle: 2012-2013 Project Status: Complete Project White Paper: Not yet available   About The Project The Open Music History Project will be an open music history “textbook,” designed to ultimately be an interactive, flexible, adaptable, affordable, and freely available online resource for...

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