Dr. Smaranda Muresan awarded a ROADS grant

Congratulations to Dr. Smaranda Muresan, who has been awarded a ROADS grant entitled "Reducing Racial and Gender Achievement Gaps in STEM: Use of Natural Language Processing to Understand Why Affirmation Interventions Improve Performance". The ROADS (Research Opportunity and Approaches to Data Science) grants are awarded by the Institude for Data Sciences and Engineering, Columbia University. 

This two-year $199,091 grant runs from July 2014-June 2016, and is joint with Prof. Valerie Purdie-Vaughns of Columbia University, Department of Psychology. 

More details may be found on IDSE's website, here: http://idse.columbia.edu/provost-ignition-grants