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Each year, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University participates in the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference. This year, the three-day conference was held in Austin, Texas, from Sept. 14-16. The Tapia 2016 conference theme, “Divers…


With a successful first year behind it, the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted its second group of high school students for CampBUILD, a project-based summer camp full of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) application and collaborative envi…


The 2015 Richard Tapia Conference, “Diversity at Scale”, was held Feb. 18-21 in Boston. About 800 people participated in the 2015 Celebration of Diversity. Faculty and two staff members from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University were in attendance and hosted…


Dr. César Malavé, holder of the Sugar and Mike Barnes Department Head Chair in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was the speaker for the first session of the 2015 Climate Matters Conference held at Texas A&M. The conference's goal is to provide an …


Marlene Bencomo, an incoming Ph.D student working with Dr. Sunil Chirayath, was recently awarded the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Bridge to the Doctorate fellowship. The program is a partnership between the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, C…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted 143 prospective students on campus during two camps held in July. Seventy-five rising juniors and seniors participated in the Women Explore Engineering (WEE) camp and an additional 68 students from 12 Texas high schools parti…


The 2014 ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference was held in Seattle, Washington, on February 5—8. The Tapia Conferences brings undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and ethnicities together. This yea…


Dr. Rita Bowser of Westinghouse Electric Company was hosted by the Department of Nuclear Engineering Oct. 28-30 as part of the Texas A&M ADVANCE Speaker Series. During her visit, she gave three seminars. The first was hosted by the Texas A&M Women in Nuclear chapter on Monday, Oct. 28. The…


Dr. Valerie Taylor, senior associate dean for academic affairs in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, presented a keynote speech at the annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference in Minneapolis Oct. 4.  The Grace Hopper Celebration was co-foun…