CRAW/CDC/NSF Workshop on Diversity in Design Automation


Originally Printed in the Summer/Fall 2014 Newsletter by Sanjukta Bhanja On May 29, 2014, CRAW/CDC sponsored a workshop to enhance diversity in design automation with a focus on emerging directions and technology. The workshop was co-sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Design Automation Conference (DAC) (Newton Fellowship). It was an enjoyable day […]

CRA-W Career Mentoring Workshop held at SIGCSE 2013


By Susan Rodger and Sheila Casteneda Originally Printed in the Winter/Spring 2014 Newsletter On March 6, 2013, the day before the SIGCSE 2013 Sympo-sium in Denver, Colorado, the CRA-W provided a full-day Career Mentoring Workshop for Educators (CMW-E) for women faculty and graduate students interested in teaching careers.  Specifically, the workshop targeted women faculty early […]

1st CRA-W/CDC Broadening Participation in Visualization (BPViz) Workshop – A Success Despite the Polar Vortex!


By Dr. Vetria L. Byrd & Dr. Lori Tanner Originally Printed in the Winter/Spring 2014 Newsletter Visualization plays a significant role in the exploration and understanding of data across all disciplines with a universal goal: gaining insight into the complex relationships that exist within the data. The need to diversify a field with such far-reaching […]

Center for Evaluating the Research Pipeline (CERP) Providing a New Way to Evaluate Diversity Initiatives


by Jane Stout, Ph.D., Director of CERP Originally Printed in the Summer/Fall 2013 Newsletter It is now well established that the field of computing research is lacking in demographic diversity, both in the academy and in industry. To address this issue, many computing-related mentorship and training programs with diversity goals have been established. But do […]

Happy Birthday, CREU!


by Andrea Danyluk Originally Printed in the Summer/Fall 2013 Newsletter The Collaborative Research Experience for Undergraduates (CREU) program is 15 years old. – It’s seen some changes as it’s grown. – Its name, for instance, has morphed from CREW to CREU. – Much more importantly, it is now a joint project of CRA-W and the […]

Collaborative Research Experience for Undergraduates


Originally Printed in the Summer/Fall 2011 Newsletter By Andrea Danyluk, Williams College What do multivariate time series analysis of physiological and clinical data, dynamic analysis of web application access logs for software testing, and development of body-area networks for bio-telemetric applications have in common? They’re all projects that have been supported by the Collaborative Research […]