04/29/2014 - Last week (April 21-25) the computer science building was a little busier, a little more exciting, and a little more… feminine?  “[Women in Computer Science (WiCS)] didn’t have much of a presence last semester, and even at the beginning of this semester,” said social chair Paige Hinkle. “We really wanted to show women that there is a support group out there for women in comp sci and show the guys that we’re here.” Read more
03/24/2014 - It’s no secret that women in tech are far more rare than they should be. At UT Computer Science, however, First Bytes is working to change this by reaching out to girls at a time when their career paths are still somewhat undecided. Established eleven years ago, First Bytes is a one-week camp for high school girls designed to ignite enthusiasm for computer science and dispel myths about the field that keep women from participating. Read more
09/06/2012 - The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science's (UTCS) student group Women in Computer Science (WiCS) has renamed their "iPals" mentoring program to the Nell Dale Mentor Program. Read more
10/06/2005 - October 2005 - Women in Natural Sciences presented the 2005 Everybody WINS Award to the Department of Computer Sciences, in recognition and appreciation of the department’s commitment to best practices in the recruitment and/or retention of women and underrepresented minorities. These practices enhance the culture and mission of the College of Natural Sciences and the University of Texas at Austin. This is a $10,000 reward to the department for use in continued recruitment and retention efforts. Read more
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