Brown CS News

Archive – September 2015

Brown CS Introductory Course Enrollment Sets Records


Enrollment in Brown Computer Science’s core introductory courses is continuing to accelerate year after year:In the past year alone, CS 015 (Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming and Computer Science) has seen 20% growth, arriving at a record-setting 391 students.At this time four years ago, CS 017 (CS: An Integrated Introduction) had …

Brown CS Will Host 73 Companies At Our Second Annual Tech Fair


The Tech Fair is back!  Brown Computer Science's Industry Partner Program, in conjunction with the CareerLAB, is hosting our second annual event on September 29, 2015, from 12-4 PM in Sayles Hall and the Main Green. Brown CS has a long history of matching our students with industry leaders, startup companies, and everything in between -- we're …

Stan Zdonik And Co-Authors Win VLDB's 10-Year Best Paper Award


Professor Stan Zdonik of Brown University's Department of Computer Science and his co-authors have just won the Very Large Data Base Endowment (VLDB)'s 10-Year Best Paper Award for research ("C-Store: A Column-oriented DBMS") originally published in Proceedings of the VLDB in 2005. VLDB is an organization that promotes scholarly work on …