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.
Computing Research News
Published: April 2015, Issue: Vol. 27/No.4, Download as PDF
Archive of articles published in the April 2015, Vol. 27/No.4 issue.
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.
The CCC Visioning Workshop Theoretical Foundations for Social Computing will be held in Washington, DC on June 29-30th.
CRA-WExpanding the Pipeline
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.
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.
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.
The President’s FY 2016 Federal budget request, released in early February, would present a bit of a mixed bag for Federal science agencies.
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.
The CRA Board of Directors has recently released its latest Best Practices Memo, “Incentivizing Quality and Impact: Evaluating Scholarship in Hiring, Tenure, and Promotion.”