Grantee Profile

University of Washington Information School

Grants to University of Washington Information School

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — To support research on credibility and immersive virtual environments (over two years).

  • $140,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Media

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — In support of a conference and research on information overload.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Media

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — In support of Credibility Commons, an online environment for developing tools and resources intended to improve the credibility of Internet information (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded University of Washington Information School $890,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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