Topic: Computer Science

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 .

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Professor, grad students make 3D scanning accessible, accurate

February 2, 2016 0 comments

Gabriel Taubin and Daniel Moreno GS recently designed an algorithm allowing ordinary smart phones and digital cameras to become 3D scanners.

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Research Spotlight: Professor honored for advancements in artificial intelligence

January 28, 2016 0 comments

The smaller the chameleon, the more powerful its tongue, wrote Christopher Anderson, postdoctoral research associate in ecology and evolutionary biology.

Resident ‘genius’ Littman empowers taxpayers in commercial

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Resident ‘genius’ Littman empowers taxpayers in commercial

January 27, 2016 0 comments

Michael Littman, professor of computer science, starred in a television commercial for TurboTax that first aired in January.