The next CRA Board of Directors meeting will be held July 13-14th in Portland, Oregon. In this CRA Update, we provide details on how you can influence the work at the upcoming Board meeting. Second, we list the committees and working groups with “seats” available that CRA will have in the upcoming fiscal year (FY24: July 2023 to June 2024).
Computing Research News
Published: June 2023, Issue: Vol. 35/No.6, Download as PDF
Archive of articles published in the June 2023, Vol. 35/No.6 issue.
The Computing Research Association (CRA), in consultation with the National Science Foundation (NSF), has appointed five new members to the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Council.
The 25th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction will be in Paris, France from October 9-13th, 2023. The CCC is pleased to partner with ACM ICMI to continue the Blue Sky Paper track, initialized in 2021, and continued in 2022, that emphasizes innovative, visionary, and high-impact contributions.
The Biden-Harris Administration is continuing their recent efforts to advance the research, development, and deployment of responsible AI.
A third of doctoral students who responded to the Data Buddies Survey (DBS) reported that they find it somewhat or very difficult to cover their basic expenses with their stipends.
This Q&A highlight features Winnie Xu, a Finalist in the 2022 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researchers award program. Winnie graduated from the University of Toronto and is now a Student Researcher at Facebook AI Research (Meta AI).
We are seeking instructors for a new CRA program called UR2PhD, whose goal is to vastly increase the number of women students (particularly Black, Latina, and Native women students) who have high-quality undergraduate research experiences and continue into PhD programs.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Directorate recently announced that applications are now being accepted for the third year of the CSGrad4US Graduate Fellowship program.
The 2023 winners for the Borg Early Career Award and Skip Ellis Early Career award have been selected!
Over the Memorial Day Weekend, President Biden and House Speaker McCarthy (R-CA) agreed to a deal to suspend the nation’s debt limit and make changes to control federal spending. Congress worked quickly over the following week and, through much partisan grumbling and political showmanship, passed the legislation into law.
The Task Force on American Innovation (TFAI), a coalition of American universities, scientific societies, and high-tech companies, released a letter on May 26th calling on the leaders of both Congressional Appropriation Committees to provide, “strong investments in science research, innovation, and workforce development,” in the coming Fiscal Year 2024 budget.