Topic: CS

Lehrer-Small ’20: Promoting digital literacy through a first-year computing requirement

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Lehrer-Small ’20: Promoting digital literacy through a first-year computing requirement

November 13, 2019 0 comments

For most of my career at Brown, I was a computer science naysayer. As an underclassman, I thought the only reason to learn to code was to pursue jobs at tech giants like Google or Facebook.

CS department hires Ethics TAs

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CS department hires Ethics TAs

September 5, 2019 0 comments

Last spring, the Department of Computer Science announced the inaugural hiring of 10 Ethics Teaching Assistants, who will  develop and deliver curricula around ethics and society in five of the department’s largest courses. 

Computer science department plans expansion

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Computer science department plans expansion

December 6, 2018 1 comment

At a time when cybersecurity, machine learning and artificial intelligence deeply influence the economy and public debate, more students are flocking to the University’s Department of Computer Science.

Editorial: Computer science department’s expansion is welcome news

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Editorial: Computer science department’s expansion is welcome news

December 5, 2018 0 comments

In late November, the Department of Computer Science announced that it would be embarking on the largest expansion in its four-decade history.

Bootstrap launches data science course

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Bootstrap launches data science course

April 16, 2017 0 comments

As the world becomes increasingly data-oriented, one faculty-developed program aims to provide high school students with tools to analyze the role of data.

Hack@Brown strives for increased inclusivity, beginner-friendliness

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Hack@Brown strives for increased inclusivity, beginner-friendliness

February 6, 2017 0 comments

Over 500 students and professionals from around the world gathered this past weekend to participate in the University’s annual Hack@Brown.

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.

The Department of Computer Science is hiring diversity and inclusion student advocates. The advocates will provide resources for students and will serve as members of the CS Diversity Committee.

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CS Dept. to hire student diversity, inclusion advocates

February 11, 2016 10 comments

The Department of Computer Science is seeking to hire student advocates for diversity and inclusion as part of its new action plan to increase diversity.