Published: October 2023, Issue: Vol. 35/No.9, Download as PDF

Archive of articles published in the October 2023, Vol.35/No.9 issue.

CRA Update: Newly Expanded CRA Career Mentoring Workshops Now Accepting Applications

By Tracy Camp, Executive Director and CEO  The Computing Research Association (CRA) is now accepting applications for its biennial CRA Career Mentoring Workshops (CMWs). The workshops provide valuable career advice and mentoring activities to people just beginning or in the early stages of their computing research careers. Building on the success of more than two […]

CRA Welcomes Curtis Cain as New Director of Broadening Participation in Computing Initiatives

By Matt Hazenbush, Director of Communications   A well-known and respected leader in the community, Dr. Cain brings valuable experience and expertise to his new role leading CRA’s Widening Participation committee.   The Computing Research Association (CRA) is pleased to announce the naming of Curtis Cain, PhD, to the position of Director of Broadening Participation […]

Expanding the Pipeline: “Regular” CS x Inclusive Design

By Rosalinda Garcia (Oregon State University), Margaret Burnett (Oregon State University), and Patricia Morreale (Kean University)  What happens if CS faculty teach inclusive design skills throughout core undergraduate CS courses? What might the outcomes of an integrated contiguous experience be? Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), we have developed a new broadening participation in […]

2023 CRA Member Book Now Available

By Matt Hazenbush, Director of Communications This week, the Computing Research Association (CRA) published the 2023 Academic Member Book to  Compiled and made available each fall, the CRA Academic Member Book provides our academic member units (departments, schools, etc.) with the opportunity to spotlight the latest achievements, news, and developments from their faculty and […]

CRA-WP 2024 Distributed Research Experience for Undergraduates (DREU): Early Decision Deadline December 15, General Deadline February 15

Are you an undergraduate student interested in exploring research in computer science? Or are you a faculty member interested in being a research mentor? Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates (DREU) might be the program for you! The objective of the DREU program is to increase the number of people from underrepresented groups including women, minorities, […]

DREU Students Report Enhanced Awareness of Graduate School and Career Opportunities Post-Program Participation

By Eniola Idowu, CERP Research Associate The CRA-WP Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates (DREU) program is committed to sparking interest in graduate education and research careers, particularly among underrepresented groups in computing. This program offers invaluable insights into the graduate school experience and equips participants to gain hands-on research skills. CERP evaluated the 2022 DREU […]

Time100 AI List Features CRA Board Member Jaime Teevan

By Matt Hazenbush, Director of Communications  In recognition of the landmark year it’s been for artificial intelligence, last month Time Magazine published a special Time100 list of the most influential people in AI.  In the words of executive editor Naina Bajekal, who led the effort: “We wanted to highlight the industry leaders at the forefront […]

Kick-off to the 10th Heidelberg Laureate Forum

By Catherine Gill, Program Associate, CCC September 25, 2023 marked the first official day of the 10th Heidelberg Laureate Forum in Heidelberg, Germany. The Computing Community Consortium has attended and covered the HLF conference every year since 2018, with the exception of last year, 2022. This year we are back in action, and will be […]


Improving Gender Diversity in Computing: An Update on UR2PhD

By Julia Sepulveda Avalos, Program Associate, CRA-E In an effort to increase the number of women and other gender-marginalized students (especially those who identify as Black, Latinx, Native, and/or Indigenous) who pursue doctoral studies in computing, the Computing Research Association (CRA) launched the UR2PhD (pronounced “you are to PhD”) program this year. To achieve its […]