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Computer Science For Societal Good

Since the earliest days of Brown, our students have been eager to combine the pursuit of societal change with rigorous academic study, then use what they’ve learned to benefit humankind at large. In today’s world, where computation has become ubiquitous, this obligation takes on new importance. Users of social media, owners of Internet-enabled ...

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A Gift That Honors A Giver: The UTAship For Underrepresented Minority Women In Memory Of Marie Moses ‘82

As we look back on 40 years of Brown CS, successfully funding our UTA Endowment has been one of our most important but also our most gratifying recent milestones. UTAships are tremendous gifts, but in many cases, they’re also historical documents. Each of them tells a story, and some are funny (“Hotel CIT UTAship ...

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Announcing The Brown CS Digital Archive

Do you remember when Donald Knuth gave the keynote at our inaugural symposium? Or when the CIT was built? What about when Tom smashed a laptop with a samurai sword or Andy walked into the Sunlab in a Darth Vader costume?

Faster than a rubber chicken flies, our fortieth anniversary has come upon us, and ...

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Fong, Ren, And Weir Win CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Honorable Mentions

Click the links that follow for more news about Grant Fong, Nathaniel Weir, last year's recipients of honorable mentions for this award, and recent awards and fellowships that Brown CS students have won.

The Computing Research Association (CRA) is a coalition of more than 200 organizations with the mission of enhancing innovation by joining with ...

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danah boyd Has Been Named Among Forbes Top 50 Women In Tech

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The Forbes 2018 Inaugural Top 50 Women In Technology identifies three generations of forward-thinking technologists leading more than a dozen tech sectors across the globe. Honoring the top tech “Moguls, Founders, Engineers, Innovators and Warriors” in the world, this ...

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Nakul Gopalan, Eric Rosen, Daniel Ullman, And David Whitney Win The Hyundai Visionary Challenge

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The Hyundai Visionary Challenge is a competition to ignite learning, exploration, and development in the realm of smart mobility. It’s meant to accelerate research innovations in smart mobility that drive the creation of sustainable cities across ...

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Rhode Island Robot Block Party Returns On April 13

The robots return! Rhode Island Robot Block Party will take place on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 12-4 PM at the WaterFire Arts Center (475 Valley Street).

The event, an expo founded by the Rhode Island Students of the Future in partnership with Brown University's Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative and Brown CS, highlights the ...

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Alum Adventures: Meredith Ringel Morris And Eric Horvitz Win The UIST Lasting Impact Award

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“We live in an era of fake news,” explains Brown CS  alum Meredith Ringel Morris ‘01, “and there’s this huge idea of trustworthiness when searching for information, and my research focuses on this process of search.” Currently working as ...

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IGT Celebrates Don Stanford As He Makes A Major Career Transition

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Adjunct Professor Donald L. Stanford of Brown CS is making a major transition in a career that's been marked by profound impact in the technology sector, education, and service to his community. Two weeks ago, he retired from his role ...

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Brown CS Seeks A Grants And Financial Specialist

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The Department of Computer Science at Brown University seeks applicants for a Grants and Financial Specialist who will independently manage all matters pertaining to grants administration, both financial and administrative, and will have financial oversight and administrative responsibility for the sponsored projects ...

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