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Congratulations are in order!

Nick Howe was promoted this weekend to Full Professor.
Congratulations, Professor!

March 8th, 2014 · Tags: Awards

Best Paper

Our very own Dominique Thiébaut has been honored with the award for Best Paper at the Third International Conference on Advanced Communications and Computation, held in Lisbon, Portugal last month.  Congratulations, Dominique!  You can read the paper yourself here.

December 13th, 2013 · Tags: Awards

Awards for Graduate Studies

The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions.  These awards include generous stipends ranging from $45,000 – $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at [ >> more ]

November 21st, 2013 · Tags: Awards, Grad School

Microsoft’s 12th Imagine Cup Competition open!

STUDENTS: Welcome to Imagine Cup 2014!
Microsoft announces the launch of our Imagine Cup 2014 season and shares the news that registration is now officially open!

This is the 12th year of Imagine Cup, Microsoft’s premier student technology competition, and more than $750,000 in prizes will be given out this year.
And of course, this year Microsoft is bringing Imagine Cup [ >> more ]

November 6th, 2013 · Tags: Awards, Competitions

Ford Foundation Fellowships

This may be of interest to CS majors or alumnae already in grad schools…
As of September 16, 2013 applications are accepted for the 2014 Ford Foundation Fellowships Programs for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching.  Full eligibility information and online applications are available on our website at:
Eligibility Requirements:

U.S. citizens, nationals, permanent residents, [ >> more ]

October 10th, 2013 · Tags: Awards, Grad School, Scholarships

Congratulations are in order…

Congratulations to Julia Edwards for getting 3rd place at the Grace Hopper conference student-posters competition tonight.   For those who do not know, the Grace Hopper conference was “co-founded by Dr. Anita Borg and Dr. Telle Whitney in 1994 and inspired by the legacy of Admiral Grace Murray Hopper.   The Institute’s Grace [ >> more ]

October 3rd, 2013 · Tags: Awards, Competitions, Events offering Scholarship for Promoting Diversity

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I’m on the Recruiting team at Box and I’d like to take the opportunity to tell you about a great new initiative we’ve put together. We’re offering one $20,000 scholarship and four $4,000 scholarships to students in tech who are promoting diversity in exemplary ways. Finalists will be awarded a trip to [ >> more ]

September 16th, 2013 · Tags: Awards, Scholarships

Submissions are now open for the 2013 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, to be held October 2-5, 2013 in Minneapolis

Submissions are encouraged from college students and professionals at all levels—from undergraduate students to entry-level industry employees to senior women in industry, government, and academia. Technical women and those who work with them (including technical men, corporate recruiters, nonprofit advocates, etc.) are all welcome to submit session proposals.
Submissions are due by March 15, 11:59 PM [ >> more ]

March 5th, 2013 · Tags: Awards, Competitions, Events, Scholarships, Uncategorized

Congratulations to ACM Fellow Joseph O’Rourke

Congratulations to Prof. Joe O’Rourke for becoming a 2012 Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Fellow, which is one of the top research awards in computer science.
The announcement reads:
Joseph O’Rourke
Smith College
For contributions to computational geometry and for broadening participation in computing
Congrats Joe!

December 11th, 2012 · Tags: Awards

Congrats are in order…

for Ileana Streinu to make it to the list of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society!   Congrats Ileana!

November 3rd, 2012 · Tags: Awards, Events