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Alexandra Papoutsaki Lands A

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In the past ten years, more than 30 Brown CS graduates have taken faculty positions across the country. Often, these are teaching-focused positions at liberal arts institutions, such as (most recently): Hammurabi Mendes at Davidson College; Layla Oesper at ...

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In the wake of a former Uber engineer's allegations of sexual harassment and rampant sexism at the company, Brown CS alum Aimee Lucido, also an Uber employee, has penned a compelling response. Writing for Medium, she reflects on her own experience, explains why she continues to work for the company, and offers a dozen ...

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Pedro Felzenszwalb And Alum David Blei Talk About AI With The ACM

Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to fascinate the general public, but its depiction in the media and popular culture is frequently more fantastical than some scientists might prefer. To help separate fact from fiction, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has devoted the first entry in their "Panels in Print" series to a discussion of AI ...

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Alum Sarah Sachs Tackles Impostor Syndrome With A Little Help From Michelle Obama

Impostor syndrome, a term coined by Clance and Imes in 1978, can be described as a lack of belief in one's accomplishments and an ongoing fear that any success to date is illusory and will be discovered as false. Increasingly, it's become a topic of discussion in the field of computer science: a ...

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Amy Greenwald And 35 Brown CS Students Bring An Hour Of Code To 350 K-12 Kids

Compared to multi-decade efforts like the Artemis Project, Hour of Code (now in its fourth year at Brown CS) is a fairly new outreach effort, but the scope of this year's participation set records and helped achieve two distinct goals. 

For as many as five hours per day, for an entire week (December 5-9 ...

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by O'rya Hyde-Keller (Writer, University Initiatives and Campus Life)

Two Brown University seniors — Paula Martinez Gutierrez and I Naishad Kai-ren — have earned honors as 2017 Schwarzman Scholars, a program that provides full funding for students to pursue a one-year master’s degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s most prestigious universities ...

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Donald Knuth Will Deliver The 2016 Paris C. Kanellakis Memorial Lecture

The Paris C. Kanellakis Memorial Lecture honors a distinguished computer scientist who was an esteemed and beloved member of our faculty. This year, on December 1 and 2, Brown CS welcomes one of the greatest minds of our discipline, widely regarded as an artistic genius, Renaissance man, and perhaps the most gifted programmer of all ...

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Brown CS is so proud of our PhD alums! They have been very busy this year and are continuing to work hard to improve and expand the field of computer science.

Michael Littman:

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The Thinking Behind Startup@Brown

by Valentin Perez ‘18

When I got to Brown as a freshman, I knew I wanted to dive right into the startup scene. Since I can remember, I’ve always loved creating things and working on projects with teams. I had come to the first Hack@Brown as a senior in high school and it ...

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Brown CS Celebrates Commencement 2016

Notable this year for the size of the graduating class (168 undergrads, breaking last year's record by 28%) and every year for sentiment, well-deserved pride, and a sense of fun, Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) celebrated Commencement 2016 this past weekend.

Festivities began on Friday with the Hooding Ceremony, where ...