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At the Intersection: Diversity And Inclusion Student Advocates: Insight from Students

Written By: Ajula Van Ness-Otunnu, MET H.S. Intern

At the Intersection is a three-part series of articles focused on how the intersection between social change and computer science through Brown’s curriculum, community engagement and career tracks, and student advocacy gives students the opportunities to understand and practice humanitarian work in their CS education ...

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At the Intersection: Community Engagement & Careers in CS Social Impact

Written By: Ajula Van Ness-Otunnu, MET H.S. Intern

At the Intersection is a three-part series of articles focused on how the intersection between social change and computer science through Brown’s curriculum, community engagement and career tracks, and student advocacy gives students the opportunities to understand and practice humanitarian work in their CS education ...

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At the Intersection: Curriculum: Thinking About Society

Written By: Ajula Van Ness-Otunnu, MET H.S. Intern 

At the Intersection is a three-part series of articles focused on how the intersection between social change and computer science through Brown’s curriculum, community engagement and career tracks, and student advocacy gives students the opportunities to understand and practice humanitarian work in their CS education ...

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Blockchains And The Future: Our Q+A With Maurice Herlihy

Looking back on 2018, it's difficult to remember a month or even a week in which blockchains weren't making news, making it difficult to separate the legitimate scientific breakthroughs from the hype of cryptocurrency speculation. To help us distinguish fact from fiction and start to form a picture of where the future of ...

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Bostonians Find Providence

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Our neighbors in Boston have been paying a lot of visits to Providence lately, where they're drinking our carrot-fennel bellinis, walking our historic streets, and admiring our art, culture, and sense of fun. Boston has a day trip ...

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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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Fabrice Guyot-Sionnest Creates Bears@Work To Connect Brown CS Students With Rhode Island Businesses

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“I’m pretty interested in the intersection of politics and computer science,” says Brown CS student Fabrice Guyot-Sionnest, “it’s always been so interesting to have an impact on so many fields in the community.” With such diverse interests, it ...

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Faculty Afield: Shriram Krishnamurthi And Scientist Colleagues Team Up With Media Stars

by Shriram Krishnamurthi

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A few months back, I attended one of the most unusual and interesting events of my life. Some years ago, the US National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine created a program to bring together scientists and the entertainment industry, with ...

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The WSJ Ranks Brown Among The Best Schools For Student Engagement

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Engagement. It's such a hallmark of Brown that when the Wall Street Journal rates us seventh in overall engagement and sixth for student engagement, well above competitors like MIT and Caltech, it's enough to restore ...

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Brown CS Researchers Find That Robots Are Often Left Unsecured On The Internet

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Robotics researchers wouldn’t dream of leaving the door unlocked when they leave the lab for night, but a new study shows that research robots are often left exposed in another way: unsecured on the internet.

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