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IMG_2448.jpg For more stories on why we love calling Providence home, check out our Praise for Providence page here.

Travel and Leisure lists Providence as the 3rd most charming city in America. Its rich colonial-era history, bustling art scene, and quaint gas-lantern-lined streets easily make the Rhode Island capital a top contender. The article highlights ...

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img_1243.JPG.300x300_q85.jpg GoLocalProv has named Professor Michael Littman of Brown CS as one of the 50 Greatest Living Rhode Islanders! He was listed alongside How To Get Away With Murder actress Viola Davis and Brown “Engin. 9” professor Barrett Hazeltine, among other famous names. Michael is known for his work in reinforcement learning and machine learning, and ...

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Three papers from Professor Eli Upfal’s research group were recently accepted to Knowledge Discovery and Data Science (KDD’16), a top-tier conference in the Big Data research community. A total of 784 papers were submitted to the conference, of which 70 were accepted as full papers and 72 were accepted as poster papers. Eli ...

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Brown CS community members continue to win noteworthy grants and awards. To read more articles click here.

Brown CS student Youn Kim will be joining MIT’s graduate program as a member of the Society of Presidential Fellows. This prestigious program recruits the most outstanding students worldwide to pursue graduate studies at the Institute.

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Brown CS undergraduates recently showcased their hard work at the second annual research symposium. A panel of judges viewed their research projects, and the top three were awarded prizes. “This symposium is extraordinary,” said one of the judges, Professor Sorin Istrail. “We are surrounded by a very unique group of students here. They have shown ...

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Screen Shot 2016-04-27 at 11.17.20 AM.png Brown University and Brown CS benefactor Julie Nguyen has recently passed away, but she leaves behind an amazing story of success and has inspired a new generation of women and underrepresented minorities in CS. Julie immigrated from Vietnam to the US in her late teens and began to study computer science and engineering. After school ...

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Brown CS’s new course, csciStartup, is already showing signs of success! This course was aimed towards students with a startup idea they were passionate about pursuing, and csciStartup gave these students the opportunity to work on developing their products with the support of fellow classmates and insight from various local and national entrepreneurs. 

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Read More: More CS Majors And Increased Enrollment

To learn about how more and more Brown University students are majoring in CS and enrolling in our classes, click any of the links below:

BDH Cites Faculty Accessibility And Collaboration Even As Brown CS Grows To Become Brown's #1 Concentration

More Brown Students Are Majoring In CS Than Any Other Subject

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Humanités_Numériques.jpg A new article published by Medium shows the importance of applying computer science to various disciplines, as well as details on an interesting connection between Brown CS and one of the first digital historians.

Brown CS faculty member Maurice Herlihy’s father is the center of this captivating story. David J. Herlihy was a historian ...

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"What we're finding is that any kind of computational challenge that is sufficiently well defined, we can build a machine that can do better. We can build machines that are optimized to that one task, and people are not optimized to one task,” says professor Michael Littman of Brown University’s Department of Computer ...