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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
Discover Computer Science

New one-credit course allows those without experience to discover computer science

Throughout the semester, students will work with Prof. Rada Mihalcea and PhD student Laura Wendlandt to see how computers connect to real-world applications in many disciplines.|Short Read
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Reetuparna Das earns Borg Early Career Award

Das is passionate about promoting diversity and mentoring women in computer science.|Short Read

Benton Harbor partners with U-M researchers to bolster public transit

Surveys and electronic tracking will help boost transit efforts to connect residents with jobs.|Short Read
A classroom full of children

New Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab opens at Michigan Engineering Zone

Detroit-area middle school students will have access to STEM engagement opportunities|Medium Read
Electrify students

High School Students Experience High Tech and Michigan’s Electrify Camps

A select group of high school students spent a week in classes and labs as they participated in the Electrify Tech Camps to learn just a few things that go on in Electrical and Computer Engineering.|Short Read

Google grant expands robotics for Detroit students

The funding increases outreach at the Michigan Engineering Zone, where U-M mentors work with local high school students. |Medium Read