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Category – Diversity

Laura Dobler Has Been Named An Office Of Institutional Diversity And Inclusion Administrative Fellow

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A staff member in Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has just received an honor that will provide her with additional skills and resources to continue her work with diversity and inclusion. Financial and Outreach Coordinator Laura Dobler has been named one of the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion's …

Stefanie Tellex And Baxter Provide Local Kids With A Glimpse Of The Future Of Robotics

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Assistant Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) was in good company as Wheeler School's 2016 N-12 Fox Family Speaker. "Last year's speaker was world-renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall," says Nupur Shridhar, Director of Wheeler's Design-Innovate-Build Lab. "How could we possibly top that? Well, with an up-and-coming …

RI Robot Block Party Returns On April 30

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The robots return! Rhode Island Robot Block Party will take place on Sunday, April 30, 2017, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Pizzitola Sports Center (235 Hope Street).Rhode Island Robot Block Party, an expo founded by the Rhode Island Students of the Future in partnership with the Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative …

Brown CS Student Tiffany Chen Is Named A Changemaker Fellow

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Tiffany Chen, a Brown CS undergraduate student, has just been named a Changemaker Fellow by Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) in Providence, RI. She was honored at a ceremony held on October 5, 2016, at SEG’s co-working space, the SEG Hub, along with nine other recipients of the Changemaker Fellowship.The Changemaker Fellowship is …

Startup@Brown Connects Students With Startups

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by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)Lots of computer science students have dreams of one day going to work for one of the giants of the tech world — Facebook, Google, Microsoft and the like. But not Krishna Aluru, a Brown senior. Those are great companies, he says, but …

Sam Dooman, Caroline Malin-Mayor, And Bootstrap Provide Summer Enrichment For Local Students

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Almost everyone who has had a summer break from school can understand the challenge of summer learning loss, in which students fail to retain concepts learned during a previous school year. This summer, some local kids avoided losing their recently-acquired math skills through a summer enrichment program offered by Bootstrap, a computer science literacy …