Carnegie Mellon's Mary Shaw Will Receive National Medal of Technology and Innovation

President Barack Obama announced on Oct. 3rd that he has selected Mary Shaw, the Alan J. Perlis University Professor of Computer Science, as a recipient of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the nation's highest honor for achievement in the field of technology, innovation and invention.

Outreach on Campus

On Friday, Oct. 17th from 10-11am, the Outreach Team held a career roadshow in GHC 8102 for middle school and high school girls as part of the Carnegie Science Center's "Tour Your Future" program. Tour Your Future is a career exploration program for girls that give tweens and teens, ages 11-17, an opportunity to meet female professionals who work in various organizations. The program shows girls that they can find a place in science by introducing them to diverse STEM careers.

Grace Hopper Conference

The 2014 Grace Hopper Conference (GHC), the world's largest technical conference for women in computing, took place October 8-10, in Phoenix, Arizona. Every two years, Women@SCS members go to the conference as a large group.

Grad Sisters Program

The Women@SCS Grad/Undergrad Sisters Program matches female graduate students from the School of Computer Science with female undergraduate students to help answer questions about grad school! There was a graduate student panel and new sister matching event on Thursday, Oct. 16th from 4:30-6pm in NSH 1507. For application forms and more information, visit the grad sisters page.