Student Life

Dean’s Scholar Melds Leadership Position with Two Majors

March 20, 2013

Rathi Kannan, a Dean’s Scholars biology and computer science senior, isn’t afraid of a challenge. Actually she welcomes them. After wanting more out of her education, she added computer science as a second major. ...

Team of Computer Science Students Claim Victory at Supercomputing Challenge

November 20, 2012

The University of Texas team on the SC12 exhibit floor after learning they won the overall competition. ...

Intern Stories: A Summer at Amazon

July 23, 2012

By Katie Thompson, the Career Design Center Elynn Lee is a Software Development Engineering (SDE) intern at Amazon on the Kindle Reader Framework team. This is her second internship, her first one being at Facebook in Palo Alto, California. She is simultaneously doing research on a SRC-URO fellowship in Computational Epidemiology. ...

Intern Stories: Facebooking on the Job

July 19, 2012

By Katie Thompson, the Career Design Center Parth Upadhyay is a Software Development Engineering (SDE) intern at Facebook on the Real Time Infrastructure team. This is his second internship. His first internship was at Bloomberg in New York City, New York. ...

Students Start-Up for Credit

February 1, 2012

Alejandro Weibel, Dakota Gordon, Ian Beckcom and Andrew Miller formed Homeroom, a company that runs an online learning management syst ...

Students Start-up for Credit

January 17, 2012

The Daily Texan reports on 1 Semester Startup, an interdisciplinary course that the Department of Computer Science helped create. ...

Game Development Program Is Launched

January 17, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas-The College of Natural Sciences is teaming up with two other colleges at the university to launch undergraduate students into an interdisciplinary game development program. ...

Science Student Entrepreneurs Give A Hoot

November 7, 2011

Computer science student Gaurav Sanghani, mathematics major Sid Upadhyay, and business major Michael Koetting, founders of Hoot.me.Facebook has been distracting students and lowering grade point averages worldwide since 2004. But two students from the College of Natural Sciences and one from the McCombs School of Business have started a business to try to turn Facebook into study mode. ...

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