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ESP-IGERT Fellow Stacy Blasiola Wins First Place at UIC Student Research Forum

Stacy Blasiola, ESP-IGERT Fellow and PhD student in Communication, has won the first place in the UIC Student Research Forum competition in the Art/Design/Humanities + Business/Computer Science/Mathematics + Social Sciences category. Her poster "What Friends Are For: How Network Ties Enable Invasive Third Party Applications On Facebook" explores information leaks occurring when third party apps on Facebook request permissions on user profiles.