#Transformation Tuesday

Undergraduate departments participating in NCWIT Extension Services (ES) have made inspirational progress in recruiting and retaining women in computing.

Among these institutions are exemplars recognized with the NCWIT Extension Services Transformation (NEXT) Award for producing significant positive outcomes. Learn how NEXT Award recipients are implementing department-wide cultural changes, strategic outreach, and inclusive policies for increasing bachelor's degrees held by women.

Follow #TransformationTuesday on NCWIT social media (Twitter and Facebook) as their success stories are shared, and read about their specific strategies and approaches in this three-part series, published on EdScoop by NCWIT Editorial Consultant Angela Galik.

2015-2017 NEXT Award Recipients

  • University of California, Irvine School of Information and Computer Sciences (2016 NEXT Award Grand Prize recipient)
  • University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Computer Science (2017 NEXT Award Second Place recipient)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Computer Science (2017 NEXT Award Grand Prize recipient)
  • Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing (2015 NEXT Award Second Place recipient)
  • University of Michigan Division of Computer Science and Engineering (2017 NEXT Award Second Place recipient)
  • Michigan State University; Departments of Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering (2015 Second Place recipient)
  • University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (2016 NEXT Award Second Place recipient)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Department of Computer Science (2016 NEXT Award Second Place recipient)
  • University of Washington Department of Computer Science & Engineering (2015 NEXT Award Grand Prize recipient)
 

Additionally, Honorable Mentions include the University of California, Berkeley Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; New York University Tandon School of Engineering, Departments of Computer Science and Engineering, Technology, Science and Culture, and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; the University of Pennsylvania Departments of Computer and Information Science, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, and Electrical and Systems Engineering; and the University of Texas at El Paso, Departments of Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Civil Engineering.

Read about the award-winning initiatives of NEXT Award Recipients online.