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Mentor Alum: Deb Mills-Scofield Inspires And Empowers Brown Students

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“As you get out into the world, it gets a little harder to constantly learn about new things,” explains Brown alum Deb Mills-Scofield ‘82, “and coming back to Brown is like grad school for free, I’m learning so many ...

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Andy van Dam Reaches The 25-Year Anniversary Of The Karlstrom Influential Educator Award

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The ACM Karlstrom Award is presented annually to outstanding educators in recognition for the advancement of new teaching methodologies and for significant contributions to the development and expansion of  computer science and engineering. Professor Andy ...

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Andy Van Dam Has Been Named To The SIGGRAPH Academy For Contributions To Computer Graphics

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SIGGRAPH, a special interest group for the Association for Computing Machinery, is one of the world’s largest communities of researchers, artists, developers, and filmmakers dedicated to the advancement of computer graphics and interactive ...

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Tim Nelson Has Been Promoted To Assistant Professor (Research)

An unexamined life may or may not be worth living, but it's clear that Tim Nelson, who has just been promoted to Brown CS Assistant Professor (Research), isn't leading one. In an hour-long interview, his reflections on our field repeatedly evoke the challenges that almost all students face in their early days of ...

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Brown CS Welcomes A Record Number Of Undergraduate Summer Researchers

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For decades, we've heard from our undergrads that the chance to perform cutting-edge research is one of the primary reasons why they chose Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS). Far from the clerical duties or errand-running that some ...

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Toymaker: A New Seven-Minute Animated Short From Brown CS

This story was originally published in the December 2017 issue of Conduit, the annual Brown CS magazine.

It’s half past noon in CIT 368 on May 18, 2017. After fourteen years of Senior Lecturer Barbara Meier’s computer animation classes at Brown, after months of focused effort, we have something very new, a first ...

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Max Salvas Retires After Thirty-Four Years

Today, a hand-crafted desktop machine with a Max Built logo is one of the CIT’s most familiar sights. They’re all the work of Senior Electronics Technician Max Salvas, who’s retiring next week after spending more than half his life with Brown CS. “Things looked a little different in 1983,” he says. In ...

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Brown CS Announces Major Achievements In Data Science

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Only a few months after the founding of Brown University's Data Science Initiative (DSI), the Department of Computer Science ...

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The process of Brown CS TA hours has improved greatly over the years. With innovations such as Sign Me Up and Google Sheets, students can now sign up electronically and remotely check their place in line. While this is a step ...

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Celebrating 25 Years Of Michael Littman's Contribution To The First Email Attachment

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This is one for the record books, but somehow it's escaped widespread notice. It's no secret that Professor John Savage of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) wrote the first textbook on circuit complexity or that Professor Andy van ...