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“Letting Go: A Parents’ Guide to Understanding the College Years” by Karen Levin Coburn helps parents navigate the complex emotions both they and their child will encounter during the transition to college.

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"When you have a population of people in computing that doesn't represent the country or world as a whole, you're not going to see all of the technologies that could exist. It's in the best interest of the world's perspective to have increased diversity in computing."

Caitlin Kelleher

Caitlin Kelleher

Hugo F. & Ina Champ Urbauer Career Development Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering

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