Posts Tagged ‘arra’

Edward Tufte: Minister of Information

Recently we told you about Edward Tufte being appointed to be an adviser to the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board. We have recently run across two articles that have been posted talking about Edward Tufte. First up, the New York Times talks to Tufte about his appointment: “Political practice today too often skips right by […]

Edward Tufte Presidential Appointment

Visualization Guru Edward Tufte has received the honor (some would say curse) of being on President Obama’s Recovery Independent Advisory Panel. If you haven’t heard of it: “The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board was created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 with two goals: To provide transparency in relation to the use […]

California Economic Recovery Portal

The State of California has produced an impressive interactive tool for viewing ARRA expenditures for various counties in the state, separated by boundy and type of expense. This page provides information about projects known to have been awarded Recovery funding within the geographic boundaries of California, by County. The California Recovery Task Force continues to […]

ARRA Funds in Visualization: Your Opinions?

Yesterday we announced that the University of Texas at San Antonio won a $5 million grant that comes from funds in the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009.  Today, we announced that the University of Arkansas received a $3.3M grant from the same source.  Given that this money was supposed to aid in the […]

Arkansas Researchers Receive $3.3M for Cyberinfrastructure

Researchers at the University of Arkansas and other colleges have received a $3.3 Million grant from the NSF, via more ARRA funds, called the “CI-TRAIN”, or Cyberinfrastructure for Transformational Scientific Discovery in Arkansas and West Virginia (yeah, the acronym and the words don’t match up.. guess that wasn’t a requirement for the grant proposal). From […]

UTSA wins $5 million from NSF/ARRA for SiViRT Center

A team from the University of Texas at San Antonio has won a $5 Million grant from the NSF, funded via the ARRA, to build the “Simulation, Visualization & Real-time Prediction (SiViRT) Center”. “The SiViRT Center will offer a platform for engineering, science, statistics, biology and medicine experts from across the university and South Texas […]