Byrd Emphasizes Value of Visualization at XSEDE14

Originally posted on HPC Wire By: Trish Baker Visualization expert Dr. Vetria Byrd closed out the XSEDE14 conference in Atlanta with a passionate talk about the value of visualization across all areas of research and scholarship, as well as a snapshot of some of her recent effort to bring more people into the visualization fold. […]

UMBC Student Wins Cybersecurity Scholarship

Originally Posted on Baltimore By: Tyler Waldman  Rising senior Victoria Lentz was one of 11 winners of a scholarship aimed at supporting women interested in cybersecurity. Only 10-15 percent of the cybersecurity workforce is female, according to a recent study. Victoria Lentz sometimes looks around her classes to find she’s the only woman around. “I’ve had […]

Carla Brodley Appointed Dean of the College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern University

Originally Printed in Northeastern News By Northeastern News  North­eastern Uni­ver­sity has appointed Dr. Carla E. Brodley as dean of the Col­lege of Com­puter and Infor­ma­tion Sci­ence, effec­tive Aug. 1, 2014. Brodley comes to North­eastern from Tufts Uni­ver­sity, where she is cur­rently pro­fessor of com­puter sci­ence with a sec­ondary appoint­ment in the Clin­ical and Trans­la­tional Sci­ence Insti­tute […]

ACSA Teams With HP and CRA-W to Increase Cyber Security Scholarships for Women

Originally posted on Market Wired HP Grants $250,000 to the Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security (SWSIS) WASHINGTON, DC— Applied Computer Security Associates (ACSA), the non-profit sponsor of major cybersecurity research conferences, announced the expansion of the “Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security” (SWSIS) through relationships with HP, and the Computing Research Association’s Committee on […]

HP Grants $250,000 to Scholarship for Women Studying IT Security

Company pushes to close skills gap by partnering with academic institutions worldwide SAN FRANCISCO — HP today announced that it will grant $250,000 to the Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security (SWSIS) program, and will work closely with academic institutions worldwide to develop course content to help students learn the fundamentals of IT security. The […]

Pair of School of Informatics Faculty Receive Grant From Computing Research Association

Originally Printed in IU NEWS By: IU News Room BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Two Indiana University School of Informatics faculty members have received a grant to investigate whether integrating a social networking component into the Wii gaming platform increases its user acceptance and social connectedness among the elderly. Assistant Professors Kay Connelly and Kalpana Shankar, along […]