• U.Va. Engineering Professors Work to Attract More Women to Computing

    U.Va. Engineering Professors Work to Attract More Women to Computing0

    • E&S
    • August 14, 2015

    A good number of the earliest computer programmers were women, and now – as computing touches upon practically every aspect of modern life – that’s not the case. Joanne McGrath Cohoon of the University of Virginia wants to make sure they don’t miss out. “The need is drastic,” said Cohoon, an associate professor in the

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  • Yuchen Zhou and David Evans — Secure Websites

    Yuchen Zhou and David Evans — Secure Websites0

    • CS
    • August 14, 2015

    Most Internet users know that practicing good online hygiene —never clicking on spam, choosing strong passwords and setting up two-factor authentication — is essential for protecting their personal information. They typically don’t know, however, that unless the developers of the websites they visit take similar precautions, they could still be at risk. That’s because Web

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  • Elyse McMillen Makes the Most of Chemical Engineering

    Elyse McMillen Makes the Most of Chemical Engineering0

    • CHE
    • August 14, 2015

    When Elyse McMillen (ChE ’16) toured the Engineering School as a high school junior, her guide mentioned that chemical engineering majors formed a close-knit group known for working together through challenging projects and coursework. “That comment stuck in my mind,” she says. “I thought, ‘That’s the type of community I’d like to be part of.’”

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