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


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    A recent article in the Brown Daily Herald notes that Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has reached some significant milestones. Last spring, not including joint concentrators, it graduated 144 students, surpassing Economics as the department with the most graduates. 440 students also declared a CS concentration, causing computer science to become Brown's most commonly chosen concentration for the first time.  

    Yet despite this growth, the students interviewed cited the availability of faculty and teaching assistants. "It's definitely not a contributing factor to the accessibility of professors," says Brandon Chen '19. "It’s a super collaborative department," agrees Heila Precel '20, saying that teaching assistants "are almost always holding hours and being available for students".

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