• CEWiT’s Fourth Annual Women’s Poster Competition a Success

    CEWiT Poster Competition LogoCEWiT recently hosted its fourth annual Women’s Research Poster Competition on Friday, April 14. 

  • Video: 3D Printing for Everyone

    3D printed keychainsWatch a new video created by CEWiT interns that provides a primer on 3D printing.

  • Senior's Thesis Blends Art, Technology

    Senior Katie Flegenheimer interacts with her digital artKatie Flegenheimer combined her love of art with technology when she displayed her senior thesis in the Grunwald Gallery last month.

  • Male Advocacy Initiative Launched

    Thomas JamesThe Center of Excellence for Women in Technology (CEWiT) is fostering the launch ofan initiative to intentionally engage male colleagues as advocates and allies for theadvancement of women faculty.

  • Leftwich Wins Award

    Anne LeftwichAnne Leftwich, an Associate Professor of Instructional Systems Technology, received the faculty mentor award at the fourth annual CEWiT summit Feb. 10, 2017.

  • Kim Jenkins CEWiT Staff Mentor-Advocate award winner at the fourth annual CEWiT Summit

    CEWiTKim Jenkins, an IU academic advisor, was announced as the CEWiT Staff Mentor-Advocate” award winner at the fourth annual CEWiT Summit. Jenkins encourages students to get involved with CEWiT and involves herself through the CEWiT Summit conferences.

  • Dominika Opoka Wins CEWiT’s Outstanding Student Leadership Award

    Dominika OpokaDominika Opoka, who has been a dedicated member and intern at CEWiT for almost two years, was awarded the Outstanding Student Leadership Award, an honor presented annually to an individual who has significantly impacted and encouraged peers and students, exemplified leadership skills, and served as a strong advocate for women in technology.

  • CEWiT Intern A'niyah Birdsong crowned Miss IU

    Miss IU 2017 A'niyah Birdsong CEWiT member A’niyah Birdsong was crowned Miss IU Sunday, Feb. 26 in Alumni Hall. An intern for the special interest group Black Women in Technology...

  • REU-W Teams Enter Their Second Semester of Research

    CEWiT REU-WThe Emerging Scholars Research Experience for Undergraduate Women (REU-W) student-mentor teams for the 2016-2017 school year are beginning their second semester of research. The program currently has 30 students and 24 members of faculty working on 26 research projects looking at a variety of topics from kinesiology to linguistics.

  • CEWiT Introduces a Student Interest Group for Black Women in Tech

    New_SIGCEWiT welcomes its latest student interest group: Black Women in Technology (B-WiT), a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to both empowering and promoting the success of Black women in technology and related fields at Indiana University.

  • Special Professional Development Workshop for Faculty, Staff and Alumnae

    Anne MasseyOn behalf of the CEWiT team I welcome you to the fall 2016 semester. If all goes as planned, as of October 1, CEWiT will move from being virtual for the past three years to having a home for our staff and interns that will be open and welcoming to all. Over this same time span we have grown to 2000 student affiliates, 450 faculty, 425 staff and 1200 alumnae affiliates.

  • CEWiT Summit Speaker Spotlight: Tiffany Trusty

    tiffany-trusty Tiffany Trusty, a self-described “Code-writing monkey, Entrepreneur, Security Jockey, Mother,Wife, and Daughter,” will present the plenary address at CEWiT’s 4th annual technology conference, the CEWiT Summit (formerly known as Techie Women Have More…).

  • Finding Hidden Figures

    Hidden FiguresOn January 6, 2017, “Hidden Figures” opens in movie theaters nationwide. This highly anticipated film brings to light the stories of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson — three Black women mathematicians who charted the course that launched Astronaut John Glenn into orbit during the Space Race in the 1950s.

  • CEWiT Teaches Faculty Beginning Programming

    pythonCEWiT’s Techtober events—a month long celebration of CEWiT’s 3rd anniversary—featuredPython and web-scraping workshops for faculty, staff, and graduate students.

  • CEWiT Teaches 3D Printing

    3d-printingOn November 11, CEWiT hosted a workshop to help the IU Community learn how to use the 3D printers available at the Wells Library. 

  • CEWiT to Offer Black Women in STEM Special Interest Group

    New_SIGThe IU Center of Excellence for Women in Technology (CEWiT) is hosting a community dinner for Black undergraduate and graduate women enrolled at IU who are in a STEM major. 

  • Behavioral Scientist Discusses Pay Inequity

    Matt WallaertMatt Wallaert—Microsoft data analyst, proud feminist, and founder of Get Raised—visited IU in October to discuss pay inequality in the workplace. 

  • CDW Offers ‘Campus to Careers’ Program to CEWiT Students

    CDW_logoOn October 11, the Center of Excellence for Women in Technology hosted their second Campus to Careers event with CDW. Campus to Careers was a two-part event. In the first part, CDW hosted 20 CEWiT students at their Chicago headquarters. CDW showed students the different parts of the company and what it is like to work in a professional tech environment.

  • CEWiT Celebrates Its Third Anniversary

    tech-toberThe Center of Excellence for Women in Technology (CEWiT) was launched in October 2013. To celebrate its third anniversary, we interviewed CEWiT’s four founders about their visions for the organization and what they think it has accomplished so far.

  • Biggers Receives NSF Grant for K-12 Computing Education Study

    Maureen BiggersMaureen Biggers hopes to feed the pipeline of tech-savvy college graduate women by helping to advance pre-college level computing education throughout Indiana. With funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)...

  • CEWiT Hosts Advancement Circles for Faculty

    circles“Our primary objectives are to assist faculty with promotion and tenure and how they can leverage technology to move their work forward,” said Assistant Director for Cross-Alliance Initiatives, Jennifer Turrentine.

  • CEWiT Launches new Student Ambassador Program

    CEWiT Student Ambassadors Program LogoThis fall, CEWiT launched the CEWiT Student Ambassador Program in an effort to reach 1st and 2nd year women who do not yet have technology on their radar. 

  • IU Senior Woman Creates Start-up

    Megan TackettIU senior Megan Tackett is looking to help students everywhere find success while in college. With her new website, Blazr (http://blazrpro.com/), she hopes that students can enhance their overall campus experience.

  • Welcome to the Fall 2016 semester!

    Maureen BiggersOn behalf of the CEWiT team I welcome you to the fall 2016 semester. If all goes as planned, as of October 1, CEWiT will move from being virtual for the past three years to having a home for our staff and interns that will be open and welcoming to all. Over this same time span we have grown to 2000 student affiliates, 450 faculty, 425 staff and 1200 alumnae affiliates.

  • Cybersecurity at IUB

    CACRIn the wake of recent news stories about data breaches, many may be familiar with the term "cybersecurity."  However, some may not know what all that encompases. Here at IU, cybersecurity is the focus for the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR),

  • New Technology for Social Good Course

    tech for social goodCEWiT and the College of Arts and Sciences have teamed up to offer a new class that will be offered the second 8-weeks this fall. The course, Exploring Technology for Social Good, will provide an introduction to technology and its relation to career planning. 

  • JCITR Helps Faculty Protect Their Intellectual Property

    simon-hallMany IU faculty may not know about the recently created Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research (JCITR). Here at IUB, the JCITR works with faculty to help them identify and further develop their ideas and any intellectual property associated with their work. The JCITR works to promote research discoveries and even help individuals startup companies according to JCITR Director, Dr. Keith Davis.

  • New Workshops Offered to Faculty and Graduate Students This Fall

    webscrapingFaculty and graduate students have the opportunity to learn beginning coding and how to write code to search the web for information (known as “webscraping”) this fall in three workshops and a Brown Bag Series specifically designed for them by CEWiT and The Social Science Research Commons (SSRC).

  • Free Scrum Training available for IUB Students

    scrum graphicCEWiT is offering free Scrum training to 20 select IUB students on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Applications for seats will be accepted until Monday, September 5, 2016.

  • From Campus to Careers: a unique and exclusive opportunity for IUB female students

    CDW logoCEWiT is seeking 20 female students who want to participate in a unique and exclusive two-day professional development program designed to introduce them to a career in technology.

  • Microsoft Data Scientist to Discuss Gender Equity in Pay

    matt-wAs part of the #Techtober celebration of CEWiT’s third anniversary, the Center of Excellence for Women in Technology (CEWiT) and a new IU student group, Women in Economics will be hosting Matt Wallaert, a data scientist at Microsoft, for a panel discussion about gender equity in pay.