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We are pleased to announce the students who will be attending the Grace Hopper Women in Computing Conference this year with Scholarships: funded by Vanguard and the Temple OwlCrowd Campaign
We are again pleased to offer you several scholarship opportunities to apply to this year's Grace Hopper Women in Computing Conference, to be held October 14-16 in Houston, TX.  This conference is an amazing opportunity to network with 12,000 other females in the Computer and Information Sciences. 
The Vanguard Group has been a consistent and excellent corporate partner in support of our CIS students for the Grace Hopper Women in Computing conference.  This year, Vanguard is generously providing 2 scholarships, valued at $1,000 each.   Thanks Vanguard!!!
The CIS Future of Computing Competition was held on February 11, 2015. Awards were given for graduate, undergraduate and high school categories of projects. 
The CIS Department at Temple University will hold "The Future of Computing 2015" Competition on April 11, 2015 in the Science Education and Research Center (SERC). This competition is open the CIS graduate and undergraduate students and high school students. Prizes are awarded for the three best projects in each of the categories of education level.
REU 2015: Research Experience Opportunity for Undergraduate Students.
CIS is offering a summer research program (REU for qualified undergraduate students. This is an exciting opportunity to work with emerging technologies and working with leading researchers in the field. 
Dr. Farnam Jahanian, Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation, visited the CIS Department on Friday January 17. Dr. Jahanian also gave a presentation on "Innovating for Society: Realizing the Transformative Impact of Computing and Communication".
Professor Jie Wu, Chair and Laura H. Carnell Professor, recently served as program chair for CCF China National Computer Congress (CNCC) held in Changsha, China, October 24-26.
Dr. Jie Wu gave a keynote titled "Collaborative Mobile Charging and Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks " 
The CIS Department has invited four of the top computer scientists to present Distinguished Lectures on their work.

Ph.D. students Nemanja Djuric and Lakesh Kansakar and their advisor Slobodan Vucetic received an outstanding paper award at the 23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Beijing, China, held from Aug 3-9 2013. 

Four additional CIS women students have received scholarships to the 2013 Grace Hopper Celebration.

A CIS corporate partner, Vanguard, has awarded scholarships to CIS students Cheryl Texter, Kelly Ross, and Lisa Clark to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration.


Tatyana Nuzhnaya and Danae Richardson have been awarded scholarships from the 2013 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference. Danae is an undergraduate major in Information Science and Technology. Tatyana is a Ph.D.