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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 UTAships are tremendous gifts, but in many cases, they’re also historical documents.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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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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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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A Team Led By Brown CS Master's Alum Prabhat Breaks The Exaflop Barrier And Wins ACM's Gordon Bell Prize

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"The CS community has talked about Exascale computing for a decade," says Brown CS Master's alum Prabhat, who recently received the ACM Gordon Bell Prize with colleagues from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and NVIDIA, "and I'm thrilled that ...

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The John E. Savage Endowed Professorship Kicks Off Brown's CS With Impact Fundraising Campaign

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"The world is changing rapidly," says Brown University's John Savage, An Wang Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, "and to address our society's grand challenges, we need to engage in outreach."

"Take the example," he says, "of national security in the early ...

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Colleagues Salute John Savage As He Reviews The

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On the afternoon of December 13, 2018, friends and colleagues gathered in the CIT to honor Professor John Savage, one of the co-founders of Brown CS, as he gave a lecture ("Cyber Security: A Societal Grand Challenge") that drew from a career of more ...

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The Biggest Expansion In Brown CS History: CS With Impact

In an endeavor to increase opportunities for students and broaden excellence in research and teaching, Brown University will expand its Department of Computer Science over the next five years, adding 10 tenure track faculty members and five lecturers, as well as boosting support for collaborative, high-impact research.

The expansion, the largest in the 40-year history ...