Published: November 2023, Issue: Vol. 35/No.10, Download as PDF

Archive of articles published in the November 2023, Vol. 35/No.10 issue.

CRA Accepting Applications for Director of Research Community Initiatives

By Maddy Hunter, Program Associate, CCC The Computing Research Association (CRA) is seeking high-achieving applicants for the position of Director of Research Community Initiatives.  This role is responsible for managing the internal Computing Community Consortium (CCC) staff and working closely with the CCC Council of 24 computing community members in their pursuit of high-impact research […]

Multiple Research Leaders With CRA Ties Receive Prestigious Honors

By Matt Hazenbush, Director of Communications Several distinguished members of CRA’s extended network recently received honors for their groundbreaking and impactful work.  Nancy Amato Receives Inaugural MassRobotics Medal Award  Nancy Amato, CRA board chair and head of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, was presented with the inaugural MassRobotics Medal […]

CRA-I Announces New Council Members 

By Helen V. Wright, Manager, CRA-I  CRA-Industry (CRA-I) is happy to announce four new Council members charged with propelling the committee forward. This growing list of Council members, led by CRA-I Council Chair Divesh Srivastava (AT&T), will continue to work closely with the Steering Committee to identify future committee directions, connect with the community, and […]

CRA-WP Early Career Awards Now Accepting Nominations 

By Lauren Lashlee, Program Associate, CRA-WP The Computing Research Association Widening Participation Committee (CRA-WP) is now accepting nominations for the CRA-WP Early Career Awards. CRA-WP Early Career Awards consists of two awards. The Borg Early Career Award (BECA) and the Skip Ellis Early Career Award (SEECA). Anita Borg Early Career Award In order to be […]


CRA-E Graduate Fellows Program Accepting Nominations 

By Julia Sepulveda Avalos, Program Associate, CRA-E  The Computing Research Association Education Committee (CRA-E) is currently accepting nominations for the Graduate Fellows Program through Friday, January 19, 2024. We encourage all faculty members to nominate a graduate student from their institution. CRA-E Graduate Fellows are doctoral candidates with an interest in undergraduate mentorship and a […]

Infographic: Why Don’t Certain Students Participate in Formal Research Experiences?

By Ama Nyame-Mensah, Senior Research Associate, CERP Participating in undergraduate research experiences can be highly beneficial for computing students, particularly those who have historically been excluded from or marginalized in computing fields. These experiences can help students gain confidence in their abilities, develop new skills, explore their interests, and persist in their degree programs (Alvarado, […]

CERP and the Center for Inclusive Computing Launch New Branding for BPC Alliance DAPPIC

By Brendan Kane, Research Assistant, CERP The CRA Center for Evaluating the Research Pipeline (CERP) and the Center for Inclusive Computing (CIC) at Northeastern University are excited to announce new branding for their BPC Alliance DAPPIC (Data Alliance on Persistence and Perception in Computing). The goal of DAPPIC is to integrate department-level data on enrollment, […]

Enhancing Online Communication for People With Parkinson’s With Assistive Video Filters

By Yasra Chandio (CRA-E Fellow, University of Massachusetts Amherst) and Alejandro Velasco Dimate (CRA-E Fellow, College of William & Mary) This Q&A highlight features Adira Blumenthal, an Honorable Mention in the 2023 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researchers award program. Adira finished her BS at the University of Rochester and is now pursuing a Take 5 Program […]