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The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year` CAREER grant to Amy Greenwald of this department. CAREER grants are, NSF says, their `most prestigious awards for new faculty members' to `recognize and support the early career-development activities of those teacher-scholars who are most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century. CAREER awardees ...

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Andy van Dam Receives Teaching Award

Andy van Dam is among the three recipients of the 2001 Harriet W. Sheridan Award for Distinguished Contribution to Teaching and Learning. The others to receive the award are Sheila Bonde, of the History of Art and Architecture Department, and James McIlwaine, of Biomed Neuroscience.

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Eli Upfal of this department has been elected a fellow of the IEEE. This designation is conferred by the IEEE board of directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields. Upfal was selected for contributions to theoretical aspects of computer science and engineering. Congratulations, Eli!

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Tuesday, March 12, is the date for the spring general career fair, which CS co-sponsors with the Career Services office. Career Services has been looking for a new location on campus larger than Sayles Hall, but smaller than the Athletic Center, where it was last held. For this event they've settled on Alumnae Hall ...

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One lunchtime a couple of weeks ago, on our way to the Athletic Center via Meeting St. (next to Wheeler's playing field), Trina Avery and Suzi Howe were thrilled to see a hawk eating his lunch--a grey squirrel (a fresh kill, which I regret we did not witness, although the meter maid did!). What ...

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We're proud to announce that Brown undergraduates Harry Li ('02) and Rachel Weinstein ('02) have received Honorable Mention in the Computing Research Association's 2002 Outstanding Undergraduate Awards. These awards recognize undergraduate students majoring in computer science who show outstanding research potential in an area of computing research. In addition to evidence of significant ...

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On 29 November 2001, at 4:00 p.m., the CS Department will host the first annual Paris Kanellakis lecture: Dr. Mihalis Yannakakis, of Avaya Laboratories, will speak on ``Progress in System Modeling and Testing.'' This lecture series honors Paris Kanellakis, a distinguished computer science theoretician who was an esteemed and beloved member of this ...

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2001-1106.IPP.pngParticipants in 1 Nov 2001 IPP Symposium

Last Thursday our Industrial Partners Program held its 28th IPP Symposium, organized by Prof. Shriram Krishnamurthi, on `Component Software and Technologies'. Speakers came to Brown from Northeastern, IBM, University of Utah, GTECH, IBM, and Sun Microsystems. There were unusually lively discussions to accompany the usual wonderful food (especially ...

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The Fall, 2001 issue of conduit! has just hit the stands; it's available at

http://www.cs.brown.edu/publications/conduit/

as are all previous issues back to its beginning in March, 1992.

This website is, in fact, a very impressive ten-year collection of articles on technical matters leavened with lighter pieces about the ...

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