08/16/2011 - Why I'm raising my son to be a nerd | By LZ Granderson, CNN Contributor | June 28, 2011 7:45 a.m. EDT Grand Rapids, Michigan (CNN) -- You know the kind of dad who registers his son for soccer almost as soon as he takes his first step? That was me. You know that dad who yells so much on the sideline that he leaves the game a little hoarse? Yeah, that was me too. Read more
07/28/2011 - "The Computer Girls" | by Josh Rothman | The Boston Globe | July 28, 2011 11:00 AM 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
03/07/2011 - Explore UT, a campus community engagement event held each March, invites the public to experience UT. Thousands of people explored the UTCS program, discovering the fun of computer science, engaging in artificial intelligence, software programming, gaming, graphics and visualization, and chatting with academic advisers. Read more
02/12/2011 - On Saturday, February 12th, the Computer Science department hosted 158 students from 32 different high schools at the 2nd annual UTCS University Interscholastic League (UIL) Contest. Teams from all over the state traveled to compete in the open format contest. In addition to local Austin area schools, there were entries from Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Waller, Weslaco, Ozona and Palacios. Read more
02/02/2011 - The Department of Computer Science (CS) recognized scholarship recipients, scholarship donors, and Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) members with a Scholarship Luncheon at the Alumni Center on February 2, 2011. Thank you to our generous donors who make a difference in the lives of our students. Friends of Computer Sciences (FoCS) members, are denoted in bold. 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
10/28/2009 - On October 28, 2009, The Department of Computer Science hosted a luncheon and briefing for Mr. Aneesh Chopra, the newly appointed Federal Chief Technology Officer of the United States. Mr. Chopra was recently appointed to the position by President Barack Obama. While on campus, Mr. Chopra had lunch with several University leaders as well as a dozen technology executives from leading Texas companies. Over lunch, the group discussed technology innovation, workforce issues and education. Read more

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