Congratulations to Prof. Diane Litman, she was elected an Association of Computational Linguistics Fellow

Dr. Diane Litman was elected an Association of Computational Linguistics Fellow. https://aclweb.org/aclwiki/ACL_Fellows The Fellows program recognizes ACL members whose contributions to the field have been most extraordinary in terms of scientific and technical excellence, service to the association and the community and/or educational or outreach activities with broader impact.   Dr. Diane Litman was selected for her key contributions to dialog systems...

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NOW HIRING: The Next Generation of Research and Teaching Faculty!

SCI has multiple openings at all levels (tenure track and non-tenure track faculty positions), in all areas of computing and information research and education. These positions offer exciting opportunities to be a part of a new academic unit that aspires to be an international leader in agile and trans-disciplinary methods to solve problems and make discoveries of the greatest importance....

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CRA Publishes CS Department & SCI Highlights!

The Computing Research Association, http://cra.org/ published the CRA Member Book - Academic Department Highlights and it features both the Pitt Computer Science Department and the School of Computing and Information!  To see the highlights please visit: http://cra.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/CRA-Member-Book.pdf  Page 94 & 95!

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Staff member part of $300,000 NSF grant to encourage underrepresented groups to pursue STEM education

Mackenzie Ball, outreach coordinator, is one of ten partners at Pitt who was recently awarded a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their project titled, “Diversifying Access to Urban Universities for Students in STEM fields.” This project aims to design, develop, and launch a pilot program that recruits high school students for STEM pre-collegiate programs. Five Pitt...

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