Outreach

Encouraging careers in research

Organizers hoped to equip students with the knowledge and skills they need to successfully apply to a graduate program.|Short Read

Teaching science with sound waves

The classes got to learn about cybersecurity, the physics of sound waves, and how to beam music a long distance like a flashlight using ultrasound.|Short Read
Photo illustration with Valeria Bertacco

Bertacco recognized for efforts to bolster diversity

Bertacco is a key leader in efforts to improve the representation of women in computer science and develop more extensive cross-cultural connections within the department.|Short Read

Training student instructors for inclusive teaching in intro CSE courses

The initiative has tackled courses that make up the core curriculum for first- and second-year CS and CE majors.|Short Read

Student receives GSI Award for innovative work as educator, promoting diversity

Burdick has done extensive work as an instructor in EECS courses and promoter of diversity in the department.|Short Read
Prof. Rada Mihalcea

Making a difference for women in academia

Mihalcea has dedicated substantial effort to developing programs aimed at introducing women to the world of computing|Short Read
Grace Hopper attendees

Students celebrate women in computing at Grace Hopper

“When you constantly feel like you're a minority, it is reassuring to attend events like GHC to remind you that you are not alone.”|Medium Read
Tapia group 2018

Michigan CS makes waves at Tapia 2018

Eight students from CSE traveled to the conference this year, marking a new highpoint in attendance.|Medium Read
Prof. Rada Mihalcea

A champion for women in computer science

“We are trying to change the stereotypes.”|Short Read
Kickstart in the lab

Kickstarting the first year for women in computer science

CS KickStart is a free week long summer program for incoming first-year students that aims to improve the enrollment and persistence of women in CS.|Short Read

Google award to introduce women to computer science research

Mihalcea and Wendlandt believe a key strategy to increasing the number of women in computing research is to introduce them to the research process early on.|Short Read
Science Olympiad team

Michigan’s first Science Olympiad invitational – for students, by students

The University of Michigan offered the state’s first invitational competition run by Olympiad alumni.|Medium Read