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  • Blog Post: Research at Imagine Cup 2011

    In nine years, the Imagine Cup has become one of the pre-eminent youth technology competitions in the world. This year, more than 350,000 young people from 183 countries and regions around the globe signed up to compete. Beginning last Friday evening and running through to Wednesday this week, more...
  • Blog Post: Women in Computing Workshop Explores Gender Diversity Issues

    The Women in Computing workshop took place at the recent 2011 Latin American Faculty Summit . Amidst Faculty Summit topics such as open data, the role of basic research, and cluster and cloud computing, the Women in Computing workshop explored the underrepresentation of women in technology in Latin America...
  • Blog Post: Universities Partner with Scholarships for Aspirations Award Winners

    There is a significant dearth of women working in—or even entering—the computer science field. According to the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) , only 18 percent of computer science degrees in 2008 were awarded to women. That was a dramatic drop from 37 percent...
  • Blog Post: Robots Invade Upstate New York

    On a chilly autumn day, robots descended on Altamont Elementary School in Altamont, New York. Were the students terrified? Far from it: they were enchanted and energized, as they explored the realm of social robotics under the guidance of Jennifer Goodall and Katy DeCorah of the University at Albany...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Makes Its Presence Felt at GHC

    This week, technology-minded women from the across the United States have descend on Atlanta for the annual Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) of Women in Computing , an annual conference that spotlights women’s contributions in computer science, information technology, research, and engineering. Named...
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