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Computer Science Department

Students Attend Grace Hopper Conference with NSF Support (Fall, 2009)

Ashley Myers and Erin (Ed) Donahue (pictured on either side of Gloria Townsend) received National Science Foundation scholarships to attend the international Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference in Tucson, Arizona.The scholarship competition was highly competitive, and a large panel of reviewers made scholarship selections based upon student essays and recommendation letters. Ed and Ashley became "famous" at the conference, as they interviewed prominent female computer scientists and posted YouTube videos for their "Ed & Ashley's Five-Minute Show". 

one of over seventy interviews. 

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