NEWS ARCHIVE

  • Oct. 27, 2008 - Google is now accepting applications for the 2009 Anita Borg Scholarship. The goal of the scholarship is to "encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders in the field." Each recipient of this award will receive $10,000.00 for the the 2009-2010 academic year. All applications are due by Friday, February 6, 2008.
  • Nov. 24, 2008 - Google is pleased to host the 2009 Google Workshop for Women Engineers to recognize and reward deserving female graduate students in computer science, and inspire them to become active participants and leaders in creating technology. Up to 75 female computer scientists will be selected to attend a 3 day all-expenses paid workshop at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California January 22-25, 2009. This special workshop will include technical talks and career workshops, and a unique occasion to build and strengthen networks of women in technology. Students will also enjoy tours of the Googleplex, have the opportunity to meet with Google engineers in their fields, and have fun exploring the San Francisco bay area.
    Application deadline is Friday, December 5, 2008. More info.
  • Mar. 21, 2008 - We are thrilled to announce that WinC has received a President's Service Award "for distinguished achievements and service to the NYU community". We would like to thank the department for their support and our members for their participation.
  • For those who were wondering, the fundraising bake sale held on Jan. 30, 2008, to benefit One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) was a great success. We raised over $100. Many thanks to everyone who bought treats, and to Fatima, Christine, Rebecca, and Jillian for baking. We will hold another bake sale in the future. Check back for details.
  • Jan. 30, 2008 - IBM Research is pleased to announce the 2008 Summer Intern Program in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Mathematical Sciences at its United States locations. To apply for a summer internship, please visit http://www.research.ibm.com/about/career.shtml with links to summer internship opportunities at the graduate and undergraduate level in Almaden (California), Austin (Texas), Cambridge (Massachusetts), and Yorktown Heights and Hawthorne (New York). Summer intern applications must go through the appropriate job posting on the web site listed above.
  • You can still apply for jobs or internships at Google at http://www.google.com/jobs/students. Students with professor referrals (recommendations) are guaranteed an interview.
  • The Courant Student Outreach Program is looking for people to get involved with cSplash ("Courant Splash"), a one-day festival of math and science for high school students to be held on Saturday, March 29, 2008.
  • WinC members are invited to register for the BarCamp Conference to be held on March 15th and 16th at PolyTech in Brooklyn. The conference is free, but participation is limited to the first 200 registrants.
    from Wikipedia: BarCamp is an international network of user-generated conferences -- open, participatory workshop events, whose content is provided by participants -- often focusing on early-stage web applications, and related open source technologies, social protocols, and open data formats.
    To get more information about the event and to register, visit: http://barcamp.org/BarCampNYC3
  • Jan. 17, 2008 - Google sends information about The 2008 Google Workshop for Women Engineers. Please note that the deadline to apply has been EXTENDED to Monday, January 28, 2008.
    As part of Google's ongoing commitment to encouraging women to excel in computing and technology, we are pleased to host the 2008 Google Workshop for Women Engineers to recognize and reward deserving women students in computer science, and inspire them to become active participants and leaders in creating technology.

    Up to 150 female computer scientists will be selected to attend a 3 day all-expenses paid workshop at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California February 21-23, 2008. This special workshop will include technical talks and career workshops, and a unique occasion to build and strengthen networks of women in technology. Students will also enjoy tours of the Googleplex, have the opportunity to meet with Google engineers in their fields, and have fun exploring the San Francisco bay area.

    Visit our website for more information: www.google.com/jobs/students/workshopforwomen

  • Google is now accepting applications for the 2008 Anita Borg Scholarship. The goal of the scholarship is to "encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders." Each recipient of this award will receive $10,000.00 for the the 2008-2009 academic year. All applications must be postmarked by Friday, February 1, 2008.