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An Alum-Led Nonprofit Donates Monitors To Providence Teachers And Honors Andy van Dam

by Kevin Stacey (Senior Writer, Physical Sciences)

Thanks to a nonprofit founded by a Brown graduate and alums affiliated with the University’s computer science department, more than 400 public school teachers in Providence will soon get a second computer monitor to help with remote instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The donation comes from Two ...

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Sridhar Ramaswamy Gives The 20th Annual Kanellakis Memorial Lecture

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The Paris C. Kanellakis Memorial Lecture, a 20-year tradition, honors Paris Kanellakis, a distinguished computer scientist who was an esteemed and beloved member of the Brown CS community. Paris came to Brown in 1981 and became a ...

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Alum Entrepreneurs: Geneviève Patterson Brings AI-Powered Video Editing To Millions

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Geneviève Patterson is wasting no time. Four years after earning her doctorate from Brown CS, she's sold her video editing app company (Trash, co-founded with Hannah Donovan) to photo and video editing app ...

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Read More: Brown CS Alums Follow Diverse Career Paths

From creating a computer camp for girls in Rwanda to founding a company that uses machine learning to produce 3D models based on satellite photos, maps, and laser scans, Brown CS alums are known for career paths that often take them far beyond Silicon Valley, with a particular focus on CS education and socially responsible ...

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Don Stanford Wins Brown's Hazeltine Mentoring In Entrepreneurship Award

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Professor Donald Stanford '72 ScM '77 of Brown CS has just been recognized for his dedication to student mentoring, particularly with aspiring entrepreneurs, with the Hazeltine Mentoring in Entrepreneurship Award. Founded by a group of alums, it ...

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Brown CS Alum Evan Wallace Has Been Named An INC 2019 Rising Star

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“My big vision is making design accessible to everyone,” explains co-founder/CEO of Figma, Dylan Fields, “and I want the tools to be simple and powerful.” This dream is quickly becoming a reality, as both Dylan and Brown CS ...

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The Biggest Expansion In Brown CS History: CS With Impact

In an endeavor to increase opportunities for students and broaden excellence in research and teaching, Brown University will expand its Department of Computer Science over the next five years, adding 10 tenure track faculty members and five lecturers, as well as boosting support for collaborative, high-impact research.

The expansion, the largest in the 40-year history ...

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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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Distinguished Lecture: Dawn Song Finds Challenges And Opportunities At The Intersection Of AI And Security

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Professor Dawn Song of UC Berkeley visited Brown CS earlier this month to deliver the thirty-seventh lecture ("AI and Security: Lessons, Challenges and Future Directions") in the Distinguished Lecture Series.

Described as an innovator and "serial entrepreneur" in Professor Roberto ...

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Meta-TA Zach Kirschenbaum Helps Represent Brown CS At The Out For Undergraduate Tech Conference

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Zach Kirschenbaum (he/him), a junior CS concentrator at Brown University, doesn't even remember how he found out about the Out for Undergrad (O4U) Tech conference, which is designed to help high-achieving LGBTQ undergrads in software development and technology reach ...