Outreach News

Tasha Isenberg

Created: Mar 29, 2013 by Tasha N. Rauso
Updated: May 08, 2013 by Tasha N. Rauso
Outreach News

Outreach Coordinator Tasha Isenberg will be co-chairing the first ever Western and Central PA/West Virginia NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing. Aspirations in Computing is a talent development pipeline initiative designed to increase women's meaningful participation in computing careers by providing encouragement, visibility, community, leadership opportunities, scholarships, and internships to high potential technically inclined young women. The event will be on Saturday, April 13th.


Chrysanthis

Created: Mar 20, 2013 by Tasha N. Rauso
Updated: Apr 04, 2013 by Tasha N. Rauso
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Professors Chrysanthis and Labrinidis are members of the advisory board that has founded the Pittsburgh DataWorks initiative, whose aim is to bring together organizations and people working on "big data" throughout southwestern PA, with the ultimate goal of supporting ongoing initiatives and attracting big data talent and investments to the US's "most livable city".


Lindsay Bieda and Julie Pagano

Created: Sep 26, 2012 by Tasha N. Rauso
Updated: Sep 27, 2012 by Tasha N. Rauso
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CS alumni Lindsay Bieda and Julie Pagano founded the nonprofit Pittsburgh chapter of Girl Develop It, an organization that encourages women to consider careers in software development. The Tribune Review wrote an article entitled Girls Urged to Pursue Careers Involving Computer Software. The department\'s diversity initiatives are also included in the article. CS is a founding organizer and sponsor of this org.


The Department of Computer Science is proud to partner with

Created: Jul 16, 2012 by Tasha N. Rauso
Updated: Apr 04, 2013 by Tasha N. Rauso
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The Department of Computer Science is proud to partner with Girl Develop It which is an organization that aims to empower more women with confidence in their technological abilities.


As an initiative to increase diversity in our department, we are proud to be a bronze sponsor of the

Created: Jun 07, 2012 by Tasha N. Rauso
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As an initiative to increase diversity in our department, we are proud to be a bronze sponsor of the 2012 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women and Computing.


Chelsea Mafrica

Created: Apr 19, 2012 by the Department of Computer Science
Updated: Apr 26, 2012 by Tasha N. Rauso
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The Computing Research Association\'s Committee on the Status of Women (CRA-W) and the Coalition to Diversify Computing (CDC), chose graduate student Chelsea Mafrica to attend the 3rd summer school workshop on Computer Architecture. Let\'s offer her a big congratulations! For more information on the workshop, visit: Summer School workshop on Computer Architecture.


Department Chairman Daniel Mosse'

Created: Mar 30, 2011 by the Department of Computer Science
Updated: Nov 02, 2015 by Lydia Moss
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Department Chairman Daniel Mosse' and CS Faculty Diane Litman participated in the IBM Watson Symposium on March 30, 2011. This day-long symposium included discussions with Pitt and CMU experts in technology, health care, and law. Dr. Mosse' made opening remarks and Professor Litman was a panelist in the NLP forum.


Diane Litman

Created: Mar 30, 2011 by the Department of Computer Science
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Diane Litman

Professor Diane Litman participates in the IBM Watson Symposium on March 30, 2011. Diane Litman was a panelist in the Natural Language Processing (NLP) forum, along with David Ferucci, PI of the deepQA/Watson Project for IBM; and Eric Nyberg, professor in CMU\'s Language Technology Institute. The symposium ended with the IBM Watson Presentation, Demonstration and Q&A Panel with a Jeopardy! challenge between Pitt student team, CMU student team, and Watson.


A&S Hot Metal Bridge Program

Created: Feb 23, 2011 by the Department of Computer Science
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The CS Department is participating in the A&S Hot Metal Bridge Program, a new two-semester post-baccalaureate fellowship for those who are highly motivated and show strong academic promise as well as help A&S meet student diversity goals. Preparing for doctoral study, the program will match students with faculty mentor/advisor and graduate student mentor. Apply by April 1, 2011.


Sri Mandayam

Created: Feb 12, 2009 by the Department of Computer Science
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Sri Mandayam (a WiCS coordinator), Kelli Ireland (CoE), and Tonya Groover (CS), all graduate students, have been selected to attend CRA-W 2009 Grad Cohort Workshop in March.

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