Proposals for the 2011 CIMIT Prize or Primary Healthcare are due January 17th. As a reminder, this competition awards $150,000, $100,000 and $50,000 in prizes directly to students to support their work. We will be accepting preliminary applications, in the form of letters of intent, starting January 3rd. The deadline for receipt of the letter of intent is January 17th. Continue reading
Please come and hear Professor Mark Zachry present at the Autumn HCDE seminar series (HCDE 521) this Thursday from 5:00 to 5:50 p.m. in Mary Gates Hall 241. Details of his talk are listed below.
Seminar title: Communicative Practices in Virtual Workspaces: Sensemaking About Online Interactions
Abstract: The ongoing migration of human interaction to virtual spaces occurs at such a rapid pace that our research-based understanding of online interaction lags far behind our experiential knowledge. Our online experiences are richer than we can express. This dynamic presents Continue reading
IBM will be visiting HCDE on Thursday, December 2nd. There will be an information session regarding coops from 1-2PM in Sieg Hall 420. Brings resumes!
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The 2011 CRA-W Grad Cohort Workshop
April 1-2, 2010 in Boston, MA
Application Deadline: January 15, 2011
CRA-W is announcing the formation of the 2011 Grad Cohort for Women. Cohort activities will kick off with a workshop April 1-2, 2011 in Boston, MA, funded by generous donations from Microsoft and Google. This workshop is the cornerstone of CRA-W’s Grad Cohort Program to increase the ranks of senior women in computing by building and mentoring nationwide communities of women during their graduate studies. Continue reading
The UW Graduate School is pleased to announce the annual competition for the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship. Mrs. Liebmann set up a trust fund to provide funding for graduate students of “outstanding character and ability who hold promise for achievement and distinction in their chosen fields of study.” This is an excellent opportunity for students to consider. This will be our second year participating in this national fellowship competition, and we strongly encourage your students to apply. The Graduate School will be able to send only three nominees to the national competition, and thus we are conducting an internal selection competition. A faculty panel will select the top three nominees. Continue reading
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- We are looking for people who would like to take part in a short study (90 minutes or less) on Amazon.com. Sessions will be held on Friday Nov. 19, Monday Nov. 22, and Tuesday Nov. 23.
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Student teams competing will submit a proposal for a tech-focused or software-based design project to a panel of judges in spring quarter 2011. The winning design could be a web service, mobile device app, or another service for personal computing and communications.
Judges will select a winning student team that receives $10,000, office space, and one-on-one mentorship for three months over the summer, in order to develop their project into a prototype and a sales pitch. Continue reading
The purpose of the Puget Sound chapter is to:
- Promote awareness on issues affecting women in the computer industry.
- Further the professional development and advancement of women in technology.
- Encourage women to enter computing as a career. Continue reading