Computing Research News

April 2015 Vol. 27/No. 4     ∫ Download PDF Version - 500 KB

CRA Best Practices Memo on Evaluating Scholarship in Hiring, Tenure, and Promotion

By CRA Staff Full Article

The CRA Board of Directors has recently released its latest Best Practices Memo, “Incentivizing Quality and Impact: Evaluating Scholarship in Hiring, Tenure, and Promotion.”

2015 CRA Board Election Results

By CRA Staff Full Article

CRA members have elected seven new members to its Board of Directors: Joel Emer, Stephanie Forrest, Michael Franklin, Greg Hager*, Farnam Jahanian and Vivek Sarkar.

President’s Budget for Science Mixed, But Computing Research Does OK

By Peter Harsha, CRA Director of Government Affairs Full Article

The President’s FY 2016 Federal budget request, released in early February, would present a bit of a mixed bag for Federal science agencies.

That Was Then, This Is Now: 25 Years Ago in CRN

By Betsy Bizot, CRA Director of Statistics and Evaluation Full Article

A look through the back issues of CRN provides some interesting contrasts in what’s changed and what hasn’t. This is the second of a series of occasional articles looking back at the hot topics in CRN 25 years ago.

April 2015 CERP Infographic

By Jane Stout, CERP Director Full Article

Thirty-five deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) and 20 hearing undergraduate computing majors reported who they went to most often for career advice and assistance.

Theoretical Foundations for Social Computing

By CCC Full Article

The CCC Visioning Workshop Theoretical Foundations for Social Computing will be held in Washington, DC on June 29-30th.

Privacy by Design - Privacy Enabling Design

By CCC Full Article

The second in a series of four CCC Visioning workshops on Privacy by Design, Privacy Enabling Design will be held in Atlanta, Georgia on May 7-8th.

Capitol Hill Presentation on Deconstructing Precision Agriculture

By CCC Full Article

The Task Force on American Innovation held a Capitol Hill reception titled “Deconstructing Precision Agriculture” on Wednesday, March 4. The Computing Research Association was a co-sponsor of the event. It showcased U.S. farmers, leading agriculture technology companies, and scientists including Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Council member and University of Minnesota distinguished university professor Shashi Shekhar.

Expanding the Pipeline

Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing

By Christianne Corbett Full Article

More than ever before in history, girls are studying and excelling in science and mathematics. Yet the dramatic increase in girls’ educational achievements in scientific and mathematical subjects has not been matched by similar increases in the representation of women working as engineers and computing professionals.

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