09/16/2013 -The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) 2013 Career Brunch was held in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Career Expo on September 16, 2013 at the Frank Erwin Center.Read more
07/15/2013 -The University of Texas at Austin was recently ranked 17th in AnimationCareerReview.com's "2013 Top 50 Schools in the US for Game Design and Development." UTCS comes in 3rd among all public schools that made the list and is the only Texas university in the top 25.Read more
07/09/2013 -The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) collaborated with Facebook and 12 universities from Europe, China and the United States to provide practical, collaborative software engineering experience as part of its computer science curriculum.
UTCS Professor Glenn Downing joined Facebook's Faculty Thought Leader Council to spearhead a project course at UTCS that aimed to better prepare motivated CS students of any background to succeed in professional software environments.Read more
06/14/2013 -UTCS Ph.D. student Yang Wang has earned a Google Ph.D. Fellowship in Distributed Computing. He is one of 39 Google Fellows who will bring their skills and talents to Google in pursuit of more innovations and ideas that the company can incorporate in the future.
Google has announced the recipients of its 2013 Ph.D. Fellowship program, which the search giant promotes as a way to gain new insights and innovations from some of the best minds in colleges and universities around the world.Read more
05/29/2013 -n recognition of a generous gift from Friends of Computer Science partner Dante, Inc., room 2.210 in the Bill & Melinda Gates Computer Science complex (GDC) has been re-named the Dante Consulting Classroom.Read more
03/07/2013 -Gates Opens Building, Talks Health | KNOW
In a speech Wednesday to an audience of computer science students, Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, offered his vision of how the computing revolution will dramatically improve human well-being in the next few decades.Read more
02/25/2013 -The department hosted prospective Ph.D. students at GradFest 2013, a two-day exploration of UTCS research, resources, and community. Over 30 admitted students attended panel discussions, toured labs, and met with faculty one-on-one. Current graduate students hosted the out-of-towners in their own homes for a real look at life as a UTCS grad student.Read more