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Bootstrap Plays A Role In White House CS Education Initiative

Last update on Feb. 1, 2016.

Bootstrap Plays A Role In White House CS Education Initiative

The White House announced today a major nationwide effort to bring computer science education to all students across the country, noting that computer science skills are considered “a new basic skill necessary for economic opportunity and social mobility.” A computer science curriculum developed in part by faculty at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and Brown University ...

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Brown University Launches The Executive Master In Cybersecurity Program

Last update on Jan. 27, 2016.

Brown University Launches The Executive Master In Cybersecurity Program

Program Prepares Visionary and Strategic Leaders to Meet the Global, Technical, Human and Policy Challenges of Cybersecurity

PROVIDENCE, RI – Jan. 20, 2016 – Brown University today announced the launch of its Executive Master in Cybersecurity program with enrollment for fall 2016 beginning now.  The 16-month program builds on the university’s interdisciplinary excellence in cybersecurity, highly ...

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Stefanie Tellex Named One Of Wired UK's Women Who Changed Science In 2015

Last update on Jan. 14, 2016.

Stefanie Tellex Named One Of Wired UK's Women Who Changed Science In 2015

Many of us were popping corks and clinking glasses as 2015 turned to 2016, but Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown University's Department of Computer Science had a special reason to celebrate: she'd recently been named one of four "Women Who Changed Science in 2015" by Wired UK. 

Featured alongside colleagues who used human ...

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Brown CS Officially Launches A $10M Fundraising Campaign For An Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Endowment

Last update on Dec. 15, 2015.

Brown CS Officially Launches A $10M Fundraising Campaign For An Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Endowment

Brown University's Department of Computer Science has just announced the official launch of a fundraising campaign to build a $10,000,000 endowment for our Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA) program. Using Kickstarter-like grassroots methods usually seen in the technology sector (donors are able to name UTAships and Head UTAships at the $50,000 and ...

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Brown CS Announces The $10,000 Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award

Last update on Jan. 13, 2016.

Brown CS Announces The $10,000 Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award

Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is glad to announce a significant milestone in the continued growth of our undergraduate research program. A generous gift from Peter Norvig '78 has established the Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, which provides $10,000 annually to support an undergraduate engaged ...

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Stefanie Tellex And John Oberlin's Award-Winning Video Earns Brown CS A New Baxter Robot

Last update on Dec. 11, 2015.

Stefanie Tellex And John Oberlin's Award-Winning Video Earns Brown CS A New Baxter Robot

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)

Brown University’s Humans to Robots Lab is about to get a new robot, thanks to Stefanie Tellex’s video-making skills.

Tellex, assistant professor of computer science and the lab’s principal investigator, entered the Rethink Robotics Video Challenge. The Boston-based company asked users of its “Baxter ...

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Shafi Goldwasser To Deliver The 15th Annual Paris C. Kanellakis Memorial Lecture On December 16

Last update on Dec. 7, 2015.

Shafi Goldwasser To Deliver The 15th Annual Paris C. Kanellakis Memorial Lecture On December 16

Shafi Goldwasser of MIT and the Weizmann Institute of Science will deliver the Fifteenth Annual Paris C. Kanellakis Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at 4 PM in Room 368 of the Thomas J. Watson Sr. Center for Information Technology at Brown University's Department of Computer Science. A reception will follow.

This lecture ...

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Anna Lysyanskaya Reelected An International Association For Cryptologic Research Director

Last update on Dec. 4, 2015.

Anna Lysyanskaya Reelected An International Association For Cryptologic Research Director

Professor Anna Lysyanskaya of Brown University's Department of Computer Science has just been elected one of the nine directors of the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR), continuing her three years of service. IACR is a non-profit scientific organization whose purpose is to further research in cryptology and related fields, and its directors include ...

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Brown CS Announces A Search For Data Science Postdoctoral Fellows

Last update on Dec. 4, 2015.

Brown CS Announces A Search For Data Science Postdoctoral Fellows

Brown University's Department of Computer Science seeks applicants for several Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Data Science. The fellows will join a highly multidisciplinary team of Brown faculty, representing the Applied Mathematics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, and Mathematics departments as well as a broad range of other disciplines.

Fellows will have an appointment in one the four ...

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Kraska, Binnig, Cetintemel, And Upfal Contribute To Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub

Last update on Nov. 16, 2015.

Brown University's Department of Computer Science is happy to announce that Assistant Professor Tim Kraska, Adjunct Associate Professor Carsten Binnig, Professor and Department Chair Ugur Cetintemel, and Professor Eli Upfal will contribute to the large-scale collaborative effort known as the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub. Tim will serve on the organization's Advisory Group ...

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