SWSIS Scholarships: Where are They Now? Featured Scholar: Jill Jermyn


Jill Jermyn was the first recipient of a SWSIS Scholarship in 2012.   SWSIS funds supported her Masters’ degree at Columbia University, after which she transitioned into a Ph.D. program.  SWSIS does not currently fund Ph.D. studies. Jill is a Software Engineer in Security and Privacy at Google. She recently received her Ph.D. from Columbia University, where her research focused on networking and security.

CRA-W Sends Distinguished Lecturer to MINK-WIC


The Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) is designed to encourage women and minority undergraduates to pursue graduate education in computer science and engineering and to increase the visibility of distinguished women and minority researchers from academia and industrial or government research labs. It began as a CRA-W program in 2000 with funding from Lucent and is now […]

Can UD’s Lori Pollock Revolutionize Computer-Science Education?


Originally Posted by Technical.ly/Delaware By Pariss Briggs  In 2012, the University of Delaware created Partner 4 Computer Science (Partner4CS), a program designed to provide K-12 instructors with the proper skills needed to teach computer development to students. Now in its fifth year, the program is still going strong. Dr. Lori Pollock, an Alumni Distinguished and […]

Student Researchers Ask How Secure We Feel About Internet Security


Originally posted by Bucknell University BY MATT HUGHES You’ve probably noticed how well your internet browser has gotten to know you. Ever-advancing advertising algorithms serving up targeted ads, not to mention data breach after data breach, have made many internet users more attuned than ever to how little privacy we often have on the internet. […]