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We’re happy to announce that Prof. David Laidlaw has received a grant of $100,000 in research seed funds from Brown’s Office of the Vice President of Research. The purpose of this seed funding, according to the OVPR web page, is “to help faculty develop competitive proposals for external support, principally for large-scale multi-investigator projects” ...

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And today we're similarly delighted to announce that Ugur Cetintemel has also received one of NSF's sought-after CAREER grants. To quote from NSF's web page, "The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of the early ...

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2005-0321.expansion.pngView from the CIT third to fifth floors

Work on CS's renovation and expansion to the CIT third floor is moving quickly, with an anticipated completion date of April 2. Our stairway, now extended to the third floor, was just today denuded of its long-term Christo-like plastic wrappings; the accompanying dramatic if somewhat vertiginous ...

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We're delighted to announce that Shriram Krishnamurthi has received one of NSF's sought-after CAREER grants. To quote from the NSF web page, "The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of the early career-development activities of those ...

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We’re delighted to report that Shriram Krishnamurthi has been awarded a Henry Merritt Wriston Fellowship for the next academic year. Brown University gives this award to recognize (quoting from the award letter) “the distinguished contributions that our faculty make to undergraduate education”. Receipt of the award entitles the faculty member to one semester’s relief from ...

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Brown has just started a snappy new publication. "Inside Brown: News, People, and Ideas at the University" put out its first number this week, and we're proud to say that this debut issue features not one but two CS faculty.

The article "Online Philanthropy: from the Clink of a Coin to the ...

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2005-0103.expansion.pngThe scene on New Year's Eve.

The CS Department's expansion into the 3d floor of the CIT took giant strides over the holiday break when workmen broke through the floor between the third and fourth floors. They plastic-wrapped the stairwell from the fourth to the fifth floor, similarly masked off the third-floor area just ...

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