Category: Outreach

Joanne Louise McGrath Cohoon

Professor Joanne Louise McGrath Cohoon, 61, passed away on February 14, 2016. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Joanne was a resident of Earlysville, Va. She and her surviving spouse, Jim Cohoon, celebrated thirty-nine years of marriage last August, and shared forty-two years of deep friendship. Joanne’s professional interests lay in promoting diversity in technology and overcoming…

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UVa Engineering Students Complete 15 Software Development Projects For Charlottesville Area Nonprofits

CONTACT: Aaron Bloomfield Department of Computer Science 85 Engineer’s Way Charlottesville, VA 22904 434-982-2215 aaron@virginia.edu CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (May 6, 2015) – The University of Virginia’s Computer Science Department’s Service Learning Practicum (SLP) has completed its third year of projects for local nonprofits. In the Practicum, students form groups of six or seven students to develop…

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SEAS E-News online article: Atrium in Rice Hall Named After Anita Jones (March 2015)

With a generous contribution from Leidos, the atrium of U.Va.’s Rice Hall has been named the Jones Atrium, in honor of University Emerita Professor Anita Jones. For Jones, a longtime professor and former head of the computer science department at U.Va., it was a particularly meaningful and unexpected retirement gift. The atrium dedication was made…

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How (Cyber) Secure Are You? The Bigger Picture – WMRA article (Feb. 12, 2015)

By KARA LOFTON • FEB 12, 2015 Today we revisit the question “How secure are you?” in the second half of our two-part series on cyber security. The first segment explored steps consumers can take to keep themselves safe. Now we look at the broader picture—national cyber security and the recent widespread hacks that have compromised the personal…

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Engineering School Partners with Micron on Groundbreaking Processor

A Worldwide Center For Advanced Processing Research   Micron Technology finds itself in an unusual position for a company known for innovations in computer memory and storage. It has entered new territory by developing a processing chip capable of opening the door to advances in fields like bioinformatics, video/image analytics and network security. It turned…

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