Dear all:

I just wanted to formally announce that the paper by
Sinan Aral, Lev Muchnik, and Arun Sundararajan
“Engineering Social Contagions:   Optimal Network
Seeding in the Presence of Homophily”
was chosen as the best paper published in Network Science’s first
four volumes.

This award was announced at the NetSci 2017 Conference, during the

The award will continue on an annual or biannual basis.

Thanks to all who helped with this, and congrats again to the winning authors!

Stan Wasserman
Coordinating Editor
Network Science