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Brown CS Holds Our 5th Annual Research Open House (Recording Available)

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Held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brown CS welcomed students to our fifth annual CS Research Open House last week. Hosted by the Meta-Undergraduate Research Assistants (MURAs), it offered students an ...

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A New Brown CS Program: Researching Socially-Responsible AI With Students From HUGs

Click the links that follow for more news about diversity and inclusion at Brown CS, our Socially Responsible Computing program, Amy Greenwald, Jeff Huang, Daniel Ritchie, or James Tompkin.

At Brown CS and around the globe, interest in AI and related topics is soaring. CSCI 1470 Deep Learning, only a few years old, today has ...

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Brown CS Alum's Charity Gives K-12 Teachers A Second Monitor To Help During COVID

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In the middle of a pandemic, some Brown CS alums found a new opportunity to give back. 

Inspired by a neighbor who bought a second monitor to help his mother teach ...

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Brown CS PhD Students Help Underrepresented Candidates Apply To CS PhD Programs

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Applying to a doctoral program can be challenging for anyone, and for applicants from historically underrepresented groups (HUGs) who may not have adequate access to research experiences or mentors ...

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Diverse Career Paths: Brown CS Alum Morgan McGuire Makes An Impact In Academia And Industry

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by Rujul Singh

“I’ve learned that sometimes you really can change the world by just putting your ideas out in an academic publication,” laughs Brown CS PhD alum Morgan McGuire ‘06, “and sometimes you ...

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Full Stack At Brown’s First Hackathon, Datathon, And CTF: Hack@Home

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by Charlotte Whatley and Emily Wu 

Full Stack at Brown (FSAB), Brown University’s software engineering club, hosted its very first virtual hackathon, Hack@Home, on October 9-12, 2020.

Hack@Home brought together over 300 high schoolers and college students over ...

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Brown CS Alum Brian Christian's Third Book Addresses Machine Learning And Human Values

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In his newly-released third book, The Alignment Problem, Brown CS alum Brian Christian returns to the intersection of computer science with human ethics and thought. Already winning praise from experts such as Cathy O'Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction ...

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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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Brown CS Seeks Applicants For Multiple Faculty Positions

The Department of Computer Science at Brown University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor and a faculty position at the rank of lecturer, senior lecturer, or distinguished senior lecturer. We strive to build a diverse and inclusive environment for all members of our community, and are particularly ...

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Applications Are Open For The $10K Pausch Undergraduate Summer Research Award

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Brown CS is glad to announce that applications are open for the Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, which provides $10,000 annually to support an undergraduate engaged in an intensive ...

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