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Researcher Recognized with "Games for Girls" NSF Grant

Associate Professor of Digital Humanities and Media Studies Carly Kocurek was awarded a two-year, $145,965 grant from the National Science Foundation for a project titled "Games for Girls: Informing the Future."

Kocurek, on the faculty of Lewis College of Human Sciences, will study the achievements and shortcomings of the Games for Girls movement of the 1990s, which was designed to draw girls to video games and computing.

The project's abstract is available here.