Topic: Computer Science

The Artemis Project was created to maintain girls’ interest in STEM. The free math and science courses aim to impact students’ college futures.

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Artemis Project makes STEM accessible to underrepresented genders

February 23, 2018 0 comments

Over 20 years ago, Laurie Kardos ’98 and Jesse Marmon ’97 founded The Artemis Project while they were undergraduates in the computer science department.

Growing CS department struggles to pay all TAs

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Growing CS department struggles to pay all TAs

January 24, 2018 0 comments

As computer science becomes increasingly popular, paying all of its undergraduate teaching assistants has become a challenge for the department.

Friedman ’19: Tech has a gender problem

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Friedman ’19: Tech has a gender problem

November 30, 2017 0 comments

Like many other Brown students on the hunt for a summer internship, I am captivated by the tech industry.

Savello ’18: Is STEM growth hurting the humanities?

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Savello ’18: Is STEM growth hurting the humanities?

November 19, 2017 0 comments

In 2017, 144 Brown students — 7.7 percent of the Class of 2017 — graduated with computer science degrees.

CS department pilots student wellness position

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CS department pilots student wellness position

November 14, 2017 0 comments

This semester, the Department of Computer Science will hire its first paid student advocates for health and wellness.

University reevaluates academic code

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University reevaluates academic code

November 14, 2017 0 comments

In light of recent increases in violations, the University has created a faculty committee to evaluate potential changes to the academic code.

University struggles to keep up as AI industry booms

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University struggles to keep up as AI industry booms

November 7, 2017 0 comments

In recent years, the field of artificial intelligence has exploded, enabling leaps in computer image recognition, speech translation, robotic movement.

Robot are becoming more like humans, raising many ethical, scientific and philosophical questions. The panelists discussed whether the line between humans and robots could ever disappear.

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Roboticists of differing faiths discuss future of artificial intelligence

November 1, 2017 0 comments

As the sophistication of artificial intelligence continues to increase and AI moves further from science fiction, a philosophical question arises.

Computer science surpasses economics as most popular concentration

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Computer science surpasses economics as most popular concentration

September 14, 2017 0 comments

As shopping period continues and students decide what they want to concentrate in, many are turning to the computer science department.

Faculty member disproves established math conjecture

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Faculty member disproves established math conjecture

April 3, 2017 0 comments

Caroline Klivans, senior lecturer in applied mathematics and computer science, achieved every student’s dream and proved her former advisor wrong.