by Philip Guo, Associate Professor of Cognitive Science, UC San Diego Everyone who attends college learns a formal curriculum by taking classes, but there is also a hidden curriculum just beneath the surface of their college experience. This hidden curriculum consists of the “unspoken lessons, norms, values, and perspectives that impact learning and academic performance. […]
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Articles relevant to the CRA Committee on Widening Participation in Computing Research (CRA-WP).
By Lauren Lashlee, Program Associate, CRA-WP Nominations for the 2024 CRA-WP Early Career Awards are due by January 31, 2024 at 11:59PM ET. The two honorary awards under the Early Career Award umbrella are The Borg Early Career Award (BECA) and The Skip Ellis Early Career Award (SEECA). If you know of an eligible, outstanding […]
By Ming C. Lin, University of Maryland at College Park CRA-WP’s Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates (DREU) program is a research mentoring program that matches students with a faculty mentor for a summer research experience at the faculty mentor’s home institution. DREU interns have the opportunity to be directly involved in a research project and […]
By Helen V. Wright, Manager, CRA-I In November, CRA-Industry (CRA-I) had the honor of delivering a plenary talk at CRA-WP’s 2023 Early & Mid Career Mentoring Workshop in Chicago, IL. The speakers, CRA-I’s Co-Chair Vivek Sarkar (Georgia Tech) and Cynthia Bennett (Google), presented on “Establishing Partnerships with Industry at CRA-WP’s Career Mentoring” and sparked vibrant […]
By Matt Hazenbush, Director of Communications Over its nearly 30 years of existence, the Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates (DREU) program has helped introduce more than a thousand undergraduates from groups minoritized in tech to computing research by matching them with a faculty mentor for a paid summer research experience. DREU, which is a project […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.