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The Tech For Social Good Spotlight is a series focused on recent Brown Computer Science graduates working at the intersection of computer science and social good. The goal of these interviews is to explore what it means to work in the technology for social good space, what technology for social good might even mean in ...

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Tech For Social Good Spotlight: Priya Patel '16

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The Tech For Social Good Spotlight is a series focused on recent Brown Computer Science graduates working at the intersection of computer science and social good ...

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Brown CS Students Return To The Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge

Click the links that follow for more news about John Savage and how Brown CS students continue to distinguish themselves at hackathons and competitions nationwide

On March 21, team Brown Secure '19, composed of Brown CS students Nicole Cheng, Manuel Gorotiza, Willem Speckmann, and Angela Zhuo, and coached by Professor John Savage, competed in the ...

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Brown CS Student Liyaan Maskati Wins The Association For Women In Mathematics Student Essay Contest For Writing About Ellie Pavlick

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“There are a lot of aspects of language that are really complex and humans are really good at picking up on those nuances, and machines are really not,” says Brown CS Professor Ellie Pavlick. “I love working on [something] so ...

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More Raves For Providence As A

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Post the question to any local, and most will have the same answer: we never left! Go Local Prov asks if Providence as back as a "foodie mecca" and offers plenty of positive evidence: glowing reviews from Forbes, CNN ...

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Tech For Social Good Spotlight: Ben Spector '17

by Adi Melamed

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The Tech For Social Good Spotlight is a series focused on recent Brown Computer Science graduates working at the intersection of computer science and social good ...

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UCSB Looks To The Brown CS UTA Program For Best Practices

Click the link that follows for more news about Andy van Dam and the Brown CS Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA) program.

"Even today," says Diba Mirza, faculty in Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), "there is a prevailing assumption that only graduate students are qualified to work as Teaching Assistants in ...

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Bootstrap Builds Capacity With A Siegel Family Endowment Gift

Click the links that follow for more news about BootstrapKathi FislerShriram Krishnamurthi, and Emmanuel Schanzer

"The Bootstrap curriculum stands out from the numerous computer science and computational thinking curricula that have cropped up in recent years," says Thea Charles, Head of Knowledge and Impact at Siegel Family Endowment (SFE), which is making a ...

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Rhode Island Robot Block Party Returns On April 13

The robots return! Rhode Island Robot Block Party will take place on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 12-4 PM at the WaterFire Arts Center (475 Valley Street).

The event, an expo founded by the Rhode Island Students of the Future in partnership with Brown University's Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative and Brown CS, highlights the ...

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Evan Cater Wins The Randy F. Pausch Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award

Click the links that follow for more news items about Michael LittmanPeter Norvig, and the Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award.

The Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, given this year to Evan Cater to support his work with Brown CS Professor Michael Littman, recognizes strong ...