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White House Cites Bootstrap’s Contribution To Advancing CS Education

Earlier this month, President Obama announced a series of new commitments that will deliver computer science (CS) education to millions of previously unserved K-12 students. In the section of the White House Fact Sheet detailing expansion of CS offerings in New York City, the Office of the Press Secretary mentions Bootstrap, a curriculum and software ...

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Brown Alumni Magazine Features David Blei '97

by Michael McLaughlin

(reprinted with permission from Brown Alumni Magazine)

You can thank David Blei ’97 for all those personalized suggestions of things to buy that pop up on your screen whenever you’re online. In fact, the easiest way for this Columbia University computer science and statistics professor to explain his field of expertise ...

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Brown CS Brings An Hour Of Code To 130+ Kids

Community outreach connects Brown CS students to the Providence area. For more articles on how Brown CS students inspire and lead members of the greater Providence community click here.

For the second year in a row, Brown Computer Science brought an Hour of Code to Providence students at Nathan Bishop Middle School.  Hour of Code ...

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Maurice Herlihy Elected National Academy Of Inventors Fellow

Brown University’s Computer Science Department (Brown CS) congratulates Professor Maurice Herlihy for his recent election as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). “It’s very gratifying to join such a distinguished group,” says Maurice, the first member of Brown CS faculty to receive this honor.

The NAI is a non-profit organization ...

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Professor Valerie Barr of Union College has just followed up her inaugural lecture for the Brown CS Diversity Series (“The Toy Aisle Still Matters: The State Of Women In Computing”) with two blog posts based on her presentation.  They’re available here and here.  Professor Barr, thank you for laying a strong foundation for this ...

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