Topic: Computer Science

Mosaic+ supports minority CS concentrators

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Mosaic+ supports minority CS concentrators

January 31, 2017 0 comments

Students of color studying computer science often feel underrepresented in their field, according to data from the National Science Foundation.

Columns

Papendorp ’17: TAs are underpaid

December 8, 2016 0 comments

When I accepted a position as an undergraduate teaching assistant this fall, I assumed that I would be paid in accordance with the hours I worked.

Computer science professor advises Vietnamese government

University News

Computer science professor advises Vietnamese government

November 29, 2016 0 comments

Cybersecurity expert and Professor of Computer Science John Savage recently traveled to Vietnam where he conversed with business and political leaders

Letters to the Editor

Letter: CS works to serve low-income students

September 20, 2016 0 comments

The financial pressures faced by low-income undergraduate researchers are real, and the Department of Computer Science is working to mitigate them.

Enrollment for non-concentrator CS courses soars

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Enrollment for non-concentrator CS courses soars

April 12, 2016 0 comments

One in five current undergraduate students will have taken a computer science course before graduation.

Emmanuel Schanzer, founder of the Bootstrap program, leads a workshop with young students hoping to learn more about computer science. The Bootstrap program is part of a state initiative to bring opportunities in computer science to all students attending public schools in Rhode Island.

University News

Bootstrap curricula to be part of CS4RI initiative

March 18, 2016 0 comments

Earlier this month, Gov. Gina Raimondo unveiled the Computer Science for Rhode Island Initiative.

Science & Research

Research Spotlight: March 10, 2016

March 10, 2016 0 comments

Researchers who study cancer and autoimmune disorders may benefit from a team of Brown scientists who found a way to track cell movements within the body.

Laura Dobler has previously worked with underrepresented minorities in her role as the Learning Resources Center Manager at Strayer University.

University News

New hire to oversee CS diversity programs

March 9, 2016 0 comments

Dobler will work with student advocates in the department’s diversity committee and will be a resource to the CS community on issues related to diversity.

Shriram Krishnamurthi, professor of computer science, collaborated on Bootstrap, an innovative curriculum that blends algebra with CS.

Science & Research

Bootstrap brings coding, math to middle schools

February 15, 2016 0 comments

Ten thousand middle school students in 17 states are now designing video games while solving algebra problems thanks to Bootstrap.

In Case You Missed It

Brown Bites: Feb. 6 – 12, 2016

February 12, 2016 0 comments

The Corporation aims to reduce Brown’s deficit by approving a 4.1 percent hike in tuition .