11/30/2022 - Longhorn Startup is a unique program at UT Austin where undergraduate students earn real course credit while simultaneously building their own start-up under the mentorship of established entrepreneurs. One such start-up created by UT Computer Science alumni was recently obtained by Ibotta in a multi-million-dollar acquisition deal. Read more
02/18/2022 - Co-written by Bettina Mateo and Lauren Cotton As society’s reliance on technology increases, computer scientists are now placed at the forefront of new and unique ethical decisions. However, most computer science curriculums don’t require a substantial education in ethics. This can be a troubling thought since a lack of educational discussion on ethical issues can lead scientists to be unaware of the consequences and repercussions of their creations.  Read more
01/11/2022 - The President’s Leadership Awards were created in 1985 with an endowment from past Texas Exes president Frank Denius. These awards recognize undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership within the student community at The University of Texas. One sophomore, two juniors and three seniors receive the award annually. This year, two Texas Honors Computer Science and Business (Texas CSB) are among the recipients. Read more
12/03/2021 - From a young age, Dr. John gravitated towards math and logical problem-solving. Although most of her family were in the humanities, they nurtured her unique interests in her early years. The definite logic and reasoning of mathematical concepts struck a chord with her that encouraged her curiosity in the field. As she pursued this curiosity as an undergrad at the Indian Institute of Science, it became clear to her that she had found her purpose. Dr. John had always planned on moving to the US for her Ph.D. and when she visited Austin she immediately knew that this was the place for her. Read more
09/14/2021 - UT Computer Science rose to No. 10, up from No. 11 last year in U.S. News & World Report’s latest undergraduate rankings.  UT Computer Science Undergraduate Program ranked No. 10 nationally, with five top-10 specialty rankings:  Read more
12/13/2019 - Texas Computer Science is committed to educating tomorrow’s top leaders in technology and staying ahead of the trends that guide how businesses operate. To meet the needs of our students and prepare them for their future careers, we’ve launched the Texas Honors Computer Science and Business (Texas CSB) program.  Read more
11/18/2019 - Education is powerful — it’s a means to inciting progress in the world, empowering individuals and transforming lives. Education’s role in facilitating positive change is a major theme in Texas Computer Science student Dora Gurfinkel’s life. She’s so aware of it, in fact, that she is using her education to elicit real change within the university while paying homage to her family’s unique history.  Read more
06/18/2019 - Two hundred and forty Texas Computer Science students recently participated in a data mining and analytics competition hosted by SparkCognition, an Austin-based enterprise artificial intelligence company with software solutions that help clients analyze complex data, reveal actionable insights, and identify and automate optimal responses. The company awarded scholarship prizes to the first, second, and third place winners of $10,000, $3,000, and $2,000 respectively. Read more
04/30/2019 - There is a certain “grow fast or die slow” paradigm in the present-day computing industry. Software and technological innovations are in a period of massive growth and flux—change is so rapid that even today’s laws are lagging behind. Texas Computer Science and Texas Law professors argue that under current circumstances, it is also important to consider the ways in which the legal field is evolving to adapt to these technological changes as well as examine the further ethical implications of computing. Read more
04/19/2019 - Daily Texan | By: Rahi Dakwala A navigating software developed by UT students for a NASA satellite is launching today with a resupply mission to the International Space Station.  Read more

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