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    NSF CAREER award invests in the future of stable computing , article

    Williams recently received a five-year, $600,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award to explore new ways to stabilize and update the existing Linux kernel — globally one of the most frequently used kernels. The grant also will support educating new generations of computer scientists in the skills needed to work with the kernel.

    Date: Jun 29, 2023
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    Innovation Campus partners with schools for professional development , video

    Innovation Campus is partnering with Vex Robotics and teachers in Alexandria City Public Schools to explore the possibilities of teaching coding and STEM. Teachers will be using a "Vex 123" activity to learn how to teach coding to students as young as four years old through three accessible strategies.

    Date: Nov 10, 2022
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    Virginia Tech welcomes TechGirls for 12-day camp , video

    TechGirls is an international exchange program designed to inspire and empower high school girls from the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia in STEM. The 60+ girls visited Virginia Tech to learn from faculty experts in coding, programming, and cybersecurity. They also visited local businesses for a job shadowing day. Their visit was facilitated by the Center for Enhancement of Engineering Diversity (CEED) at Virginia Tech. TechGirls is a program of the U.S. Department of State, administered by Legacy International.

    Date: Jul 30, 2019
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    TechGirls from Middle East, Africa visit Virginia Tech for coding camp , video

    TechGirls is a is a program of the U.S. Department of State, administered by Legacy International in partnership with CEED. TechGirls brings high school girls from the Middle East and North Africa to the United States for a three-week exchange. While here, students take part in an interactive technology and computer camp, join a tech company for a day of job shadowing, and participate in community service initiatives. The TechGirls program improves the participants’ ability to enter tech fields and gain access to higher education, as well as offering them a rich cultural immersion experience. The CEED office provides programming for just part of the visit.

    Date: Jul 26, 2018
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    Middle schoolers design, program, and build instruments , video

    Researchers and graduate students from the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology welcomed teachers and middle school students to the Instrument Maker Camp to harness students’ creativity and encourage them to act on their curiosity. Students coded, modeled in 3D, built and performed with the instruments they designed. Instrument Maker Camp is a project of the Center for Research and SEAD Education.

    Date: Jul 23, 2018