i3 2018: Week Two Highlights

Week 2 of the 2018 Introductory Institute is in the books! We were thrilled to welcome our four PhD Teaching Fellows, Brooke Auxier (University of Maryland), Kolina Koltai (University of Texas at Austin), Brittany Ann Kos (University of Colorado Boulder), and Mustafa Hussain (University of California, Irvine). These scholars arrived to teach our i3 scholars two-week Research Design and Programming Modules.

i3 to host BUILD Summit July 13

i3 will host the first annual BUILD Summit at the University of Pittsburgh School of Computing and Information on July 13, 2018. The BUILD Summit will bring together representatives from higher education, philanthropic organizations, government, and industry to promote inclusion, leadership, and diversity in the fields of information and computing. The BUILD Summit is a free event and open to the public. Registration is required.

i3 2018: Week One Highlights

The 2018 Introductory Institute is off to an exciting start! We welcomed our newest cohort of 27 students from 16 different states and territories and 22 colleges and universities. We also welcomed 14 guest speakers who ran workshops introducing research and topic areas within the field. In addition to academic workshops, i3 Scholars built resumes and cover letters, practiced interviewing, and explored local attractions.