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At the present time, the CST-ODL Center is accepting Summer and Fall 2022 requests for lecture recordings in our digital studio. Feel free to contact us about your course video needs.

Temple-headquartered STARS Computing Corps and Dr. Jamie Payton receive a $3 million National Science Foundation grant
The goal of STARS is to make college computing department practices more equitable and inclusive places where individuals from historically underrepresented groups in computing— including Black, Hispanic, female and people with disabilities—can be their authentic selves and participate fully in computing education.

“Temple is the perfect place for STARS to be headquartered because it welcomes students from a lot of different backgrounds,” said Jamie Payton, chair of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Temple, lead investigator of the new NSF award, and executive director of STARS. “It’s in a diverse city, and the student population has reflected that over the years.”

CST Professor Maria Lorenz earns Great Teacher Award
Maria Lorenz, professor of instruction in the Department of Mathematics, has earned Temple University’s Great Teacher Award.

Established in 1988 by the Board of Trustees, the Temple University Great Teacher Awards recognize faculty members annually for their continuous excellence in teaching. Each award carries a stipend of $15,000, and each awardee receives a commemorative sculpture and framed certificate. In addition, each recipient’s name is engraved on the Great Teachers Wall in the Founder’s Garden. The awards are presented at a special convocation in spring which honors individual winners and their contributions to Temple’s tradition of teaching excellence.


Mark your calendar for some interesting events:

Saturday, April 30th – 8:30am-6:00pm
Location: SERC Lobby, 1925 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122


The 9th Mid-Atlantic Student Colloquium on Speech, Language and Learning (MASC-SLL 2022) is a one-day event bringing together graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and researchers from universities and industry in the Mid-Atlantic area. The colloquium is an opportunity for graduate students and postdocs to present preliminary or completed work and to network with other researchers working in related fields.

The event will feature two awesome keynote speakers: Ellie Pavlick (Brown University/Google) and Alexander Rush (Cornell University / Huggingface).

Students and postdocs should submit a one-page abstract describing ongoing, planned, or completed research on computational approaches to speech, language, and learning. Accepted submissions will be presented as either posters or talks. We strongly encourage you to submit anything from work-in-progress to work that has been previously published and presented at a conference. All are welcome!

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