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Jaewoo Lee: Preserving data privacy

JL.jpgComputer science professor Jaewoo Lee, who joined the UGA faculty this year as part of the informatics hiring initiative, is among a small group of experts in a new but increasingly vital field, data privacy:

"In 2009, when I started talking about data privacy, people would ask what is data privacy and...

Debugging the Gender Gap

Addressing the low numbers of women choosing to study STEM fields and particularly in areas related to software and information technology is the focus of a documentary screening tomorrow, March 22, at the Special Collections Library:

This documentary (rated PG-13) exposes the dearth of American female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap. CODE raises the question: what would society gain from having more women and minorities code?
 

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Shannon testifies at US Commission on Civil Rights

USCCR brief teaser.jpgThe U.S. Commission on Civil Rights briefing on Friday, March 17, to examine the Department of Justice’s enforcement efforts at the municipal level included testimony from assistant professor of sociology Sarah Shannon.

The briefing focused on urgent issues involving civil rights of all Americans: municipal practices of raising money when people come into contact with the justice system. The recent...

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