The University of Colorado Boulder is one of 24 institutions to receive Google’s exploreCSR grant, which supports universities that are trying to get more women involved in computing research careers by running research-focused workshops.
Impact in the classroom. Diversity of minds and resources. Leadership training. Building community. These are some of the reasons that the 2019 ACTIVE participants gathered at CU Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science this week.
New research provides insights about computer and information sciences students in introductory courses at community colleges, including how best to retain students who have been historically underrepresented in the field.
From developing a system to reduce food waste to constructing a way to prevent tool theft at public bike repair stations, students in the Design for America organization at CU Boulder are working on a wide range of projects with community partners.
The Engineering Center lobby holds fond memories for CU Boulder alumni Ashok Srivastava and Lynn Waelde. The couple met while working on their PhDs – his in electrical engineering, hers in psychology – when a mutual friend directed Waelde to Srivastava for a data analysis problem.