CS Professor Gail Murphy Receives 2014 UW CSE Alumni Achievement Award

UBC Faculty of Science Associate Dean and Computer Science Professor Gail Murphy is a recipient of the 2014 University of Washington Computer Science and Engineering Alumni Achievement Award.  

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Susannah Kirby Receives 2014 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Susannah Kirby, a student in the Bachelor of Computer Science (BCS) program, has been selected as a recipient of the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for 2014.  Susannah is one of five Canadian recipients who will receive a scholarship of $5,000 and is invited to attend the Scholars' Retreat at the Google Headquarters in Mountain View, CA. 

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UBC CS Alumna Shahrzad Rafati Named Top Tech CEO of the Year

UBC CS Alumna and CEO of BroadbandTV Shahrzad Rafati is named Executive of the Year by the judging committee of nextMEDIA Digi Awards.  The Award recognizes Canada's brightest innovators in the media sector and Rafati is the first female to win the Award. Rafati was also named one of Canada's Most Powerful Women by Women's Executive Network in the Sun Life Financial Arts and Communications category.

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Women in CS End of Term Dinner

Thursday, November 28, 2013 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

We hope you're having a good last few days of classes. As a small end of term celebration FoWCS is having a computer science ladies dinner at Mahoney's on campus this Thursday!

This a great opportunity to get together with friends, meet new ones in classes or research and to share your interests with other great women.

So come out for some delicious food and hang out with some great company.

When: Nov. 28th at 6:30 pm
Where: Mahoney and Sons, 5990 University Blvd.

Please rsvp here so we know how many tables to reserve.

Science: The Gender Dimension

Friday, October 25, 2013 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Come explore with us as we discuss challenges and opportunities for women in STEM careers

Moyra Ditchfield Receives 2013 UBC President's Staff Award

CS Operations Manager Moyra Ditchfield

UBC Computer Science Director of Facilities Moyra Ditchfield is the recipient of the prestigious UBC President's Staff Award.  The award recognizes her leadership in the Computer Science Department and the wider UBC community, as well as her personal achievements and contributions to the vision and goals of the University. UBC has over 6,700 staff and only 10 President's Staff Awards are given out each year.

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CS Alumnae Juanita Lohmeyer Receives UBC Alumni Achievement Award

CS Alumnae Juanita Lohmeyer

UBC Computer Science Alumnae Juanita Lohmeyer is one of six recipients of the 2013 UBC Alumni Achievement Volunteer Leadership Award.  Juanita has been a mentor in the Computer Science Tri-mentoring Program for the past decade and has participated in numerous student development activities as panelist, speaker and facilitator.  She also coaches the UBC Executive MBA Program. 

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FoWCS Committee Meetings

Repeats every 2 weeks until Thu Dec 19 2013 .
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Gail Murphy Named Top 10 Women in Technology

CS Prof Gail Murphy

UBC Computer Science Professor and co-founder and CSO of Tasktop Technologies Gail Murphy is named Top 10 Women in Technology by BC Tech Magazine.  As a leading researcher on software evolution and tools, Gail is able to lead Tasktop Technologies to become a world leader in the softw

Cristina Conati and Samad Kardan Win 2013 UMAP Best Paper Award

Cristina Conati and Samad Kardan receive their award

UBC Computer Science Associate Professor Cristina Conati and PhD student Samad Kardan receive the 2013 UMAP Best Paper Award for their work on Comparing and Combining Eye Gaze and Interface Actions for Determining User Learning with an Interactive Simulation.

Please see here for more information on the award.

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