Brown CS News

Archive – March 2019

UCSB Looks To The Brown CS UTA Program For Best Practices


"Even today," says Diba Mirza, faculty in Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), "there is a prevailing assumption that only graduate students are qualified to work as Teaching Assistants in undergraduate courses. Brown CS proves that assumption wrong, and that was very interesting to us."Diba joined UCSB …

Bootstrap Builds Capacity With A Siegel Family Endowment Gift


"The Bootstrap curriculum stands out from the numerous computer science and computational thinking curricula that have cropped up in recent years," says Thea Charles, Head of Knowledge and Impact at Siegel Family Endowment (SFE), which is making a gift to support the K-12 CS curriculum directed by Kathi Fisler, Shriram Krishnamurthi, and Emmanuel Schanzer of Brown …

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, …