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Brown CS Launches Inaugural Undergraduate Computer Science Research Symposium

"The primary educational focus of undergrads is classes," says Professor James Hays, "but research can also be enormously educational. Research allows undergrads to collaborate with faculty to make new discoveries, to expand the boundaries of computer science, and ultimately to improve people's lives. Research can be intimidating, though – it’s less structured than courses ...

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Good News About Spying: Tim Edgar Writes For Foreign Affairs

"Although rising public anger is welcome, it is misdirected."

Timothy Edgar, a Visiting Fellow at the Watson Institute, turns his attention to the future of intelligence in an article published today by Foreign Affairs. After quickly sketching the current context of increasing public skepticism, Edgar offers an explicit rebuttal of the leaps to judgement and ...

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Shriram Krishnamurthi Interviewed By MBA Crystal Ball

MBA Crystal Ball recently interviewed Shriram Krishnamurthi, whose wide-ranging comments address professional schools, digital literacy, venture capital, and technology itself. "Real solutions require not just technology," he says, "but also social, political, and other structural changes. Given those other forces, technology can be influential almost everywhere, from education to health to climate change."  The entire ...

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Brown CS Alumnus Masi Oka '97 Returns To

CNet reports that Brown CS alumnus Masi Oka '97 will once again be taking up the role of Hiro Nakamura, and perhaps with it the sword of Takezo Kensei and a formidable ability to alter the space-time continuum. No plot details for "Heroes Reborn" (a sequel to the popular "Heroes" television series) have been revealed ...

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LinkedIn Rates Brown CS #1 For Launching Graduates Into Successful Software Development Careers

For more stories on why Brown CS is a great place to study, 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.

Only six months after receiving a ranking as the country's third best school for software ...

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HCRI And RI Students Of The Future Present RI Robot Block Party, A Showcase Of Robots In Education, Research, Work, And Play

Community outreach connects Brown CS students to the Providence area. For more articles on how Brown CS students inspire and lead members of the greater Providence community click here.

The Robot Block Party is a celebration of National Robotics Week held on April 11, 2015 at the Pizzitola Center at Brown University. Organized by ...

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by Lauren Gaber, University of Michigan - Dearborn

If you are registered with [Student and Employee Accessibility Services] and are pursuing a career in computing, you might want to consider joining the AccessComputing community. The Alliance for Access to Computing Careers (AccessComputing) helps students with disabilities successfully pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in computing fields, and ...

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First Annual Brown CS Undergraduate Research Symposium: April 10

The Meta RAs are thrilled to announce the 1st Annual Brown CS Undergraduate Research Symposium, which will be held April 10th, 2015 from 3pm to 5pm in the CIT 3rd Floor Atrium.

The symposium is an exciting opportunity for undergraduate researchers to present their computer science research to the department! All undergraduate CS researchers are ...

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Cybersecurity: Brown Undergraduates Win It All

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

"A team of Brown undergraduates from computer science, political science, and international relations has won the Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge, a national cybersecurity policy competition," says Science News Officer (Physical Sciences) Kevin Stacey, writing for News ...

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Community outreach connects Brown CS students to the Providence area. For more articles on how Brown CS students inspire and lead members of the greater Providence community click here.

NBC 10 News has just recognized Brown CS and the Providence After School Alliance for their support of IntraCity Geeks, an after-school program that teaches programming ...

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