Friday, May 24, 2013

Computer Science Student Wins Outstanding Graduate Student Leader Award

Sarah Esper, a graduate student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has won an Outstanding Graduate Student Leader award from the UC San Diego Graduate Student Association.

The award goes to an exceptional individual who has helped strengthen the graduate and professional student community at UC San Diego and improve the quality of the graduate and professional student experience. Esper will receive her award Tuesday, May 28 during a ceremony at The Loft.

She was the graduate student president for Women in Computing at UC San Diego during the 2011-12 academic year. On the research side of things, she and fellow graduate student Stephen Foster developed CodeSpells, a video game designed to teach children how to program in Java.

Congratulations, Sarah!

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