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Bootstrap Builds Capacity With A Siegel Family Endowment Gift

Click the links that follow for more news about BootstrapKathi FislerShriram Krishnamurthi, and Emmanuel Schanzer

"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 ...

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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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Evan Cater Wins The Randy F. Pausch Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award

Click the links that follow for more news items about Michael LittmanPeter Norvig, and the Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award.

The Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, given this year to Evan Cater to support his work with Brown CS Professor Michael Littman, recognizes strong ...

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Computer Science For Societal Good

Since the earliest days of Brown, our students have been eager to combine the pursuit of societal change with rigorous academic study, then use what they’ve learned to benefit humankind at large. In today’s world, where computation has become ubiquitous, this obligation takes on new importance. Users of social media, owners of Internet-enabled ...

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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 UTAships are tremendous gifts, but in many cases, they’re also historical documents.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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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 ...