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Thu D. Nguyen

Department of Computer Science

The 6th Annual NJ CS Summit on Scalability and Diversity will be held in-person at Rutgers University-New Brunswick on Friday May 13th, 2022. From the organizers: “We expect the Summit will provide you with a better understanding of the opportunities that exist in computer science education and with a reaffirmed commitment to realize ambitious goals in increasing access, inclusion, and rigor in computer science education statewide!”

Article: “New research finds coral refugia, where reefs are protected from global warming by cool local currents, are disappearing faster than expected.”

Each year, awards for Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Education are given to professors and teaching assistants in the School of Arts and Sciences to recognize their outstanding achievements in and beyond the classroom, their engagement with their students and pedagogic communities, and their overall commitment to the undergraduate education mission. And, each year, the theme that inevitably shines through in each nomination is the students’ understanding that these instructors “genuinely want us to learn.” Read more.

Rutgers University has joined the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s SEA Change initiative. The STEMM Equity Achievement (SEA) Change initiative supports institutions as they identify and address barriers for those excluded or marginalized in the STEMM fields based on their gender, race, ethnicity, disability or other aspects. Read more

Congratulations to Dr. Fran Trees for receiving a $4 million dollar Education Innovation Research (EIR) award in collaboration with Dr. Cynthia Blitz from Rutgers Graduate School of Education’s Center for Effective School Practices (CESP). The grant is one of only 28 awards nationwide and the only award to a recipient from New Jersey. Read more

Rutgers University calls for support for 12 world-changing Rutgers-led projects to tackle public health, climate resilience, social justice, and more. Read more