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Andy van Dam Has Been Named A Computer History Museum Fellow

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2021 brings a new honor for Brown CS Professor Andries "Andy" van Dam, who has just been named a Fellow of the Computer History Museum (CHM) for a lifetime of contributions to computer graphics, hypertext ...

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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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Diverse Career Paths: Brown CS Alum Karen Smith Catlin Helps Build Better Allies

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“Something about Brown CS influenced me,” says alum Karen Smith Catlin, whose distinctive career path has taken her from working at Brown’s Institute for Research in Information and Scholarship (IRIS) to ...

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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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Michael Littman And Ellie Pavlick Receive Named Professorships

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is pleased to announce that two of its faculty members received named chairs at the May, 2020 meeting of the Corporation of Brown University. Michael Littman is now the Royce Family Professor ...

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Brown Visual Computing Launches A New Website

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The longest continuously running graphics group in the known universe, Brown Visual Computing, has just released a new website, https://visual.cs.brown.edu/. Dating back to ...

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Andy van Dam's ACM Hypertext Keynote Will Reflect On A Half-Century Of Hypertext

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"Here we are," said Brown CS Professor Andries "Andy" van Dam in 1987, "and we have to ask, perhaps rhetorically, has hypertext arrived?" He was delivering a keynote address at the first ACM Hypertext Conference ...

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Brown CS Makes Responsible Computer Science An Integral Part Of Its Undergraduate Program

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Computer science that benefits humanity, science that’s grounded in an awareness of its societal impact, has long been a Brown CS hallmark. Today, more than forty years after the founding of the department, global concern about the ethical and societal ...

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Krishnamurthi And van Dam Win SIGSOFT And SIGGRAPH Educator Awards

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Within the span of a single year, Brown CS faculty members have won two of the field's highest distinctions for teaching: Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi received the SIGSOFT Influential Educator Award and Professor Andy ...

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Michael Littman Has Been Named An ACM Fellow

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In a ceremony on June 15, 2019, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and professional computing society, elevated Professor Michael Littman of Brown CS to the rank of Fellow, the organization's highest ...