04/19/2016 - By Jamey Smith When it comes to summer camp, some teenagers may be ready to trade the traditional canoes and archery for something with a bit more flash. Luckily, there’s a camp for nearly every interest these days. And as always, UT is in the vanguard. Read more
04/14/2016 - The University of Texas Department of Computer Science (UTCS) has been selected as one of two NCWIT Second Place NEXT Award winners. The department has won this accolade for its achievements in recruiting and retaining women into UTCS and for it’s successful allocation of resources towards building a department-wide culture of support and community for women.   Read more
06/27/2014 - The twelfth annual First Bytes Summer Camp, sponsored by UTCS, kicked off on June 15th on the university campus. The free weeklong camp showcases the potential of a career in technology to selected Texas high school girls. Read more
03/24/2014 - It’s no secret that women in tech are far more rare than they should be. At UT Computer Science, however, First Bytes is working to change this by reaching out to girls at a time when their career paths are still somewhat undecided. Established eleven years ago, First Bytes is a one-week camp for high school girls designed to ignite enthusiasm for computer science and dispel myths about the field that keep women from participating. Read more
02/04/2014 - Freescale Foundation has chosen First Bytes Summer Camp as one of six 2013 grant recipients. Read more
06/28/2012 - The tenth annual First Bytes Summer Camp, sponsored by UTCS, kicked off on June 17th, 2012 on the university campus. The free weeklong camp showcases the potential of a career in technology to selected Texas high school girls. Read more
06/28/2011 - A year ago, Harvard University's student newspaper dubbed computer science the most "gender-skewed" major on campus – meaning that many more men majored in computer science than women. Then something happened. In a year, the number of women majoring in computer science has nearly doubled on the Harvard campus. Read more
06/27/2011 - The ninth annual First Bytes Summer Camp, sponsored by UTCS, began on June 19th, 2011 on the university campus. The free week-long camp showcases the potential of a career in technology to selected Texas high school girls. Read more
06/16/2011 - AUSTIN, Texas—The ninth annual First Bytes Summer Camp, sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science, begins on June 19 on the university campus. Read more
06/18/2010 - The annual First Bytes Summer Camp, sponsored by UTCS, began on June 20th, 2010 on the UT campus. The free week-long camp illustrates the wow of a career in technology to selected Texas high school girls. Campers work together on projects, tour local technology companies, meet professional computer scientists, play games, enjoy campus life, and get a taste of what it’s like to have a fascinating, well-paying job. Read more

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