Entries by Shar Steed

Driven by Curiosity

While Gloria Kim’s interest in computing started in the classroom, her curiosity in deeper questions and desire to learn quickly took her outside of any curriculum. While taking an Introduction to Parallel Programming course with Prof. Vivek Sarkar at Rice University, Gloria found the topics led her to questions that fell outside the scope of […]

From Passions to Projects: How an interest in design and art led to a research program

When Julia Woodward began her first year at the University of Florida, she did not know that her interests in design, art, and computing would ultimately merge to form an exciting path in computing research. During an introductory meeting for the Digital Arts and Science major, several professors gave presentations on  their work and research […]

Professional Development Workshop for Teaching-Track Faculty

PhD granting departments have recently hired or are planning to hire teaching track faculty to help deal with increases in undergraduate enrollment.  CRA-E is organizing a workshop on “Professional Development Workshop for Teaching-Track Faculty” held on February 21 in conjunction with SIGCSE 2018.