The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) is launching a new program to support research expansion for Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs). The deadline for proposal submissions is April 15th, 2021.
At this year’s co-located HPCA’21, PPoPP’21, CGO’21 and CC’21 virtual conferences, CRA Board Member Timothy M. Pinkston will moderate the panel titled “Valuing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Our Computing Community” on March 3rd.
The National Science Foundation is hosting a series of webinars celebrating 20 years of the NSF ADVANCE program and 30 years of NSF Division of Human Resource Development & Broadening Participation in STEM.
The NSF Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Graduate Fellowships provide bachelor’s degree holders currently employed in industry the opportunity to return to academia to pursue their doctoral degrees. The CSGrad4Us Fellowship includes benefits for participants, including opportunities for funding and guidance from mentors.
Richard E. Ladner, Principal Investigator of AccessComputing, writes an article on the status of persons with disabilities in the computer science pipeline. The barriers in data collection on persons with disabilities within the computer science pipeline is discussed in detail, as is the status of disabled persons within K-12 Education, undergraduate and graduate education, and the professions.