CISE: A summer of research and learning


Tennessee Tech computer science senior Makayla Haggerty has a vision – one that would benefit people with impaired vision.

Sara Owens, a sophomore in the same major, aims to simplify a time-consuming verification task for Python programmers.

Both students had the opportunity to indulge their interests through summer research projects as recipients of the university’s Creative Inquiry Summer Experience grant program.

“It has given me real-life work experience that will help me get a job when I graduate,” Haggerty said of the program, which provides monetary assistance up to $4,000, including a $3,500 stipend, for summer internships that help undergraduate students develop research and creative inquiry skills.

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