University of Arizona

“Wireless 101” Talk

In January 2020, team member Prof. Morgan Vigil-Hayes presented a “Wireless 101” talk at the NSF Technical Workshop titled “Wireless and Network Performance Measurement, Protocol Tuning, and Design Improvement for Small Campuses / Tribal Colleges / Universities / Community Colleges” at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Research Paper

Complex, Contemporary, and Unconventional: Characterizing the Tweets of the #NativeVote Movement and Native American Candidates through the 2018 U.S. Midterm Elections

In the 2018 U.S. midterm elections, a record number of Native American candidates ran for office at all levels of government. To better understand how these 104 candidates intersected with Indigenous political issues and movements to increase Native American voter turnout, we study 723,269 tweets about or by these candidates Read more…

Research Paper

Designing a Mobile Game That Develops Emotional Resiliency in Indian Country

Communities in Indian Country experience severe behavioral health inequities. Based on recent research investigating scalable behavioral health interventions and therapeutic best practices for Native American (NA) communities, we propose ARORA, a social and emotional learning intervention delivered over a networked mobile game that uses geosocial gaming mechanisms enhanced with augmented Read more…