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1024px-Waterfire_flicker_image_4.jpg For more stories on why we love calling Providence home, check out our Praise for Providence page here.

Destination Tips lists Providence, RI as the number one city to raise children in America. Its safe neighborhoods, historic attractions, and fun zoo are just a few aspects that make the city a great place for families ...

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Waterplacepark.jpg For more stories on why we love calling Providence home, check out our Praise for Providence page here.

Our hometown, Providence, RI has just been listed as one of the best cities to found a startup.

According to DataFox, the key to Providence’s success is specializing around existing strengths such as art, music ...

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In addition to advancing the field at a local and national level, Brown CS community members have a global impact on education and research. For more articles on Brown CS around the world click here.

The second World Internet Conference, organized by Chinese officials to discuss Internet issues and policy, was held this year in ...

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For more CS News and CS Blog articles about the Yurt, please click here.

"It’s a whole new world at Brown," writes Jenny Currier of Motif after visiting the Yurt, "a virtual world ready to be utilized by inquiring minds. Anyone who can benefit from such technology is encouraged to get in touch, get ...

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The latest issue of Brown Alumni Monthly shares the story of Brown CS alum Scott Anderson, an Oscar winner, computer graphics animator, visual effects supervisor, special effects director, screenwriter, producer, and short film director. He has gone back and forth between lower-budget independent films and big-name studios and created the company Digital Sandbox to make ...

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TechCrunch Features Former Student Dylan Field's Design Collaboration Tool, Figma

Former Brown CS student Dylan Field is the co-founder of Figma, which he launched with alum Evan Wallace '12. It's a tool that he hopes will transform the way teams collaborate in designing user interfaces. Figma automatically saves projects to the cloud with every change, allowing groups to make comments, edit design features, and ...

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Brown CS Officially Launches A $10M Fundraising Campaign For An Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Endowment

Brown University's Department of Computer Science has just announced the official launch of a fundraising campaign to build a $10,000,000 endowment for our Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA) program. Using Kickstarter-like grassroots methods usually seen in the technology sector (donors are able to name UTAships and Head UTAships at the $50,000 and ...

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Brown CS Announces The $10,000 Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award

Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is glad to announce a significant milestone in the continued growth of our undergraduate research program. A generous gift from Peter Norvig '78 has established the Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, which provides $10,000 annually to support an undergraduate engaged ...

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Stefanie Tellex And John Oberlin's Award-Winning Video Earns Brown CS A New Baxter Robot

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)

Brown University’s Humans to Robots Lab is about to get a new robot, thanks to Stefanie Tellex’s video-making skills.

Tellex, assistant professor of computer science and the lab’s principal investigator, entered the Rethink Robotics Video Challenge. The Boston-based company asked users of its “Baxter ...

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Timothy Edgar Helps Fact-Check Marco Rubio For Politifact

"Rubio is almost certainly off by orders of magnitude," says Timothy Edgar, a Visiting Fellow at Brown University's Watson Institute. He was recently consulted by Politifact in an article critiquing Senator Marco Rubio's claim that 700,000 Americans could be unjustly prevented from buying guns by a bill that would use a terrorist ...

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