Register for the Feb 13th Webinar on the NSF CSGrad4US Fellowship!

Have you or someone you know been out of school for a while and interested in pursuing a PhD in a computing field?  If so, the NSF Computer and Information Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (CSGrad4US) may be an excellent fit! CSGrad4US provides mentorship and NSF funding to help early career professionals go back to school […]

Navigating the Landscape of Healthcare Data Sharing: Insights from CRA-I Roundtable

In a recent virtual roundtable discussion hosted by the Computing Research Association – Industry (CRA-I), industry experts and professionals convened to delve into the complexities and opportunities surrounding the sharing of healthcare data. The event, moderated by Divesh Srivastava from AT&T, featured insightful contributions from Margarita Gonzalez (Georgia Tech Research Institute), John Kansky (Indiana Health […]

Establishing Partnerships with Industry at CRA-WP’s Career Mentoring Workshop 2023

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 discussions with the audience. The speakers […]

DEADLINE APPROACHING: Applications for CRA’s Career Mentoring Workshops due 12/11 (Industry Welcome!)

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 decades of workshops for starting a tenure-track position […]

Computing Researchers Get Crash Course in Government Advocacy at CRA’s Leadership in Science Policy Institute (LiSPI)

The following blog was originally posted on the CRA Bulletin and CRA Government Affairs Blog, by Matt Hazenbush, Director of Communications, and Brian Mosley, Associate Director, Government Affairs. We live in a world dominated by computing. Many of the most significant problems facing the world and our country either have solutions in—or are caused by—computing. Yet, […]

Upcoming CRA-Industry Sharing Healthcare Data Roundtable

CRA-Industry will host a virtual roundtable on December 6th, from 3-4:30PM ET, centered around the critical theme of “Healthcare Data Sharing.” The event will be moderated by Tammy Toscos from Parkview Health and Divesh Srivastava from AT&T. Confirmed speakers include Margarita Gonzales (Digital Transformation Leader, Georgia Tech Research), Belinda Seto (Deputy Director Office of Data […]

LEVEL UP: have you signed up for a workshop yet?

Have you or someone on your team signed up for LEVEL UP yet? If not, we need your voice and perspective!  Apply for your regional LEVEL UP workshop now. As you know, computing education continues to face challenges around inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessible learning. Change is possible with a coordinated effort among computing leaders and faculty. […]

CRA Committees Respond to NSF Request for Information on New Technology, Innovations, and Partnerships Directorate: Seek Additional Community Input

In April 2023, the National Science Foundation (NSF) published a Request for Information (RFI) to inform the development of a roadmap for the recently established Technology, Innovations, and Partnerships (TIP) Directorate. This roadmap will help guide TIP’s investments in translational use-inspired research to maintain US competitiveness in scientific research. The Computing Research Association (CRA) submitted […]

Building a More Inclusive Future: Highlights from the CRA Accessible for All Report

In a rapidly digitizing world, ensuring accessibility for all individuals is crucial.  In February 2023, the Computing Research Association (CRA) held a workshop on Accessible Technology for All. The workshop was co-hosted by CRA-Industry (CRA-I), Computing Community Consortium (CCC), and CRA-Widening Participation (CRA-WP) and led by a team of organizers from the various CRA committees […]

Calling Early and Mid Career Industry Researchers for CRA-WP’s Career Mentoring Workshop!

Computing Research Association- Widening Participation (CRA-WP) is thrilled to announce its biennial Career Mentoring Workshop (CMW) in Chicago, IL on November 3-4, 2023. The workshop presents an exceptional opportunity for early and mid-career professionals seeking growth and development in computer science research positions across three distinct tracks: education, research, and industry/lab. It offers tailored professional development opportunities […]