04/28/2013 - SILICONHILLS NEWS Two years ago, UT journalism professor Robert Quigley had an idea – put together University of Texas students from both the journalism and computer science schools with the goal of producing commercially viable mobile apps in a single semester. Read more
04/19/2013 - Four graduating UTCS students have been selected Dean's Honored Graduates for 2013. Only 20 students are named Dean's Honored Graduates in the College of Natural Sciences each year. Students Ben Braun (CS and Math), Kevin Luecke (Astronomy and CS), Joe Tessler (CS and UTeach), and Victor Vu (CS) will be recognized with a book award and framed certificate, seating on stage at graduation, a brunch and recognition ceremony hosted by the dean, and recognition on a plaque located on the first floor of W.C. Hogg. Dean's Honored Graduate Read more
04/09/2013 - Although sometimes outshined by its music and film counterparts, South by Southwest Interactive is a five-day festival that SXSW Inc. calls “the most energetic, inspiring and creative event of the year.” SXSW Interactive is focused on emerging technology and is often the breeding ground for the newest and most innovative technologies in the world. Read more
02/06/2013 - In the ever-increasing world of gadgets and gizmos, it’s impossible to know what will become the next big thing. PennApps is a student-run hackathon committed to the idea that college students can create the technology of the future. At PennApps Spring 2013, which took place over the weekend of January 18th at the University of Pennsylvania, over 450 creative college students from some of the nation’s top schools worked for 40 hours straight to build hacks and compete for the grand prizes. Read more
01/28/2013 - Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam, a competition similar to a hackathon in which people come together to make video games based on a common theme. What started out as a relatively small competition has grown dramatically, with the number of games produced going from only 370 in 2009 to over 2,100 in the 2012 competition. Read more
01/18/2013 - Just weeks away from completion, we're giving you a sneak peak at the Bill & Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Computer Science Hall. Stay tuned for details on our big grand opening event and how you can get a custom etching on the railing of the atrium's grand staircase! Read more
12/13/2012 - As The University of Texas at Austin has evolved into one of the nation’s leading names in computer science education, its rapid growth has left it struggling in one key area: it does not have the number of scholarships it needs to most effectively recruit the remarkable number of high-performing merit students that apply for admission each year. Students in the computer science honors program, Turing Scholars, are among the nation’s most talented, and many of them turn down offers from schools such as MIT, Stanford, and the University of Washington each year to attend UT Austin. Read more
12/07/2012 - In June, 2011 the New York Times published an article that prompted a conversation on whether the field of computer science (CS) was experiencing a Sputnik moment. The debate was a response to a nationwide surge in computer science enrollment—a trend that has shown no signs of abating in the 18 months since. Read more
12/03/2012 - President Powers recently announced Michael Scott as a recipient of the 2012-13 President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award. This award recognizes Mike's consistent levels of excellence in teaching undergraduates. Read more

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