Congratulations to four University of Wisconsin computer science students who recently had papers accepted at HRI and NIPS! Chien-Ming Huang and Bilge Mutlu’s paper “Robot Behavior Toolkit: Generating Effective Social Behaviors for Robots”, and Vijay Chidambaram, Yueh-Hsuan Chiang and Bilge Mutlu’s paper “Designing Persuasive Robots: How Robots Might Persuade People Using Vocal and Nonverbal Cues” were both accepted at HRI 2012. Faisal Khan worked with Jerry Zhu and Bilge Mutlu on their paper “How Do Humans Teach: On Curriculum Learning and Teaching Dimension”, which was accepted at NIPS 2011 .