• NSF Continues to Support Open Source Education November 27, 2020
    The National Science Foundation has awarded almost $2 million to thirteen researchers across 10 different organizations. The grant titled “Collaborative Research: OpenPace – Broadening Participation in Computing through Authentic, Collaborative Engagement with Computing for the Greater Good” builds on a foundation of four prior NSF ...
  • Sloan Foundation Grant for Open@RIT November 15, 2020
    RIT’s open programs office has received a nearly $500,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to measure and strengthen support of the faculty and staff who do work in the open community. Our own Steve Jacobs, director of Open@RIT, and Mel Chua did the ...
  • Becoming an Open Source Engineer September 7, 2020
    Anisha Swain is an Associate Software Engineer in the Performance and Scale team of Red Hat. In this article, she  describes her journey to becoming and open source engineer. She recounts how she went from hating open source to loving it.
  • Patti Ordonez Promotes Women in Computing! August 21, 2020Patti Ordonez Promotes Women in Computing!
    Check out Patti Ordonez’s segment on Computing for National Geographic’s “I Can Science”.  She speaks eloquently about the need for women computing instructors. Go Patti! (Patti attended one of the first Professors’ Open Source Software Experience (POSSE) workshops.)
  • HFOSS and POGIL at SENCER Annual Meeting July 29, 2020
    The Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER) project is hosting their annual meeting July 30 – August 2nd. Our very own Clif Kussmaul will be presenting a POGIL session Saturday at 1:00 PM and an HFOSS session Saturday at 2:30 PM.  SENCER ...
  • Please Support the Software Freedom Conservancy! December 14, 2019Please Support the Software Freedom Conservancy!
    Software Freedom Conservancy is a not-for-profit charity that helps promote, improve, develop, and defend Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects. Conservancy provides a non-profit home and infrastructure for FLOSS projects. Conservancy member projects include Git, Wine, and QEMU as well as outreach-oriented projects ...
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