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Stefanie Tellex Looks Forward To Fourth Northeast Robotics Colloquium

by David Whitney and Jesse C. Polhemus

In 2014, the Northeast Robotics Colloquium (NERC) brought more than 150 participants to Brown University’s Sayles Hall. This year, Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown’s Computer Science Department, who founded the conference, serves on its steering committee, and is one of the current organizers, is hoping for ...

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John Savage Continues His Participation In International Cyber Conferences
In addition to advancing the field at a local and national level, Brown CS community members have a global impact on education and research. For more articles on Brown CS around the world click here.
 
Following on his appointment to Rhode Island's first Cybersecurity Commission and a recent EastWest Institute Professorial Fellowship, John Savage ...

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Anna Lysyanskaya To Speak About Anonymous Credentials At GHC

Next week, Brown CS is looking forward to perhaps its strongest ever presence at this year’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, the world’s largest gathering of women technologists. Among other highlights, Professor Anna Lysyanskaya is going to be delivering a lecture (“Authorized but Anonymous: Taking Charge of your Personal Data”) on ...

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Bootstrap Math/CS Curriculum Gets $1.5M From NSF

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

A curriculum that helps middle and high school students learn algebra by creating their own video games is getting a $1.5-million boost from the National Science Foundation.

The curriculum, called Bootstrap, is a 10-week classroom module in which each student programs her own working game using ...

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Students Hone Business Ideas At Startup Conference

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)

Around 300 Brown and RISD students gathered last weekend for the inaugural Startup@Brown conference. The two-day event aimed to bring students together with a distinguished group of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and business leaders to learn the ins and outs of the startup world.

Attendees went to ...

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BDH Names Google And Microsoft The Top Two Employers Of Brown Graduates

For more stories on why Brown CS is so great, check out our Praise for Brown CS page here.

Brown CS alums continue to rank highly as industry pioneers. Click here for a list of related stories.

Prospects for Brown University graduates in the technology sector continue to be extremely positive: today's issue of ...

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When we asked Brown CS students why they're taking Jeff Huang's hugely popular CS 1300 User Interfaces class, some of the first things they cited were his expertise and approachability, the friendly TAs, and the extremely relevant course material. But getting to play a great vintage video game can't hurt, either.   

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co-written with Linda Chang, Aaron Gokaslan, and Cliff Weitzman

Brown CS students continue to distinguish themselves at hackathons nationwide. To read more on this topic, click here.

At last week's HackMIT, which brought together more than 1,000 hackers from around the world to collaborate on new software and hardware projects, five Brown CS ...

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Startup@Brown (9/26-27) Brings Together Innovative Startups And Talented Students

Hosted by Brown University's Department of Computer Science and organized in collaboration with Hack@Brown and Brown Entrepreneurship, Startup@Brown is a weekend-long conference from September 26-27 that aims to bring together innovative startups and talented students.

Startup@Brown will include Talks (speakers include trailblazing founders, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists), a Startup Fair (students ...

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Steve Wozniak Cites

In a recent Facebook post, Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple and personal computer pioneer, referenced the renowned "SciLi Tetris" hack in which a fully functional game of Tetris was played with the Science Library as an interface

To read Steve's comment:

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