06/09/2014 -Omar Gallaga of the Austin American-Statesman writes about his interview with Underdog Games about their game 'Port of Call', which will be showcased at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles this week in his article "Gallaga: UT student team builds spooky game in just one semester."
05/07/2014 -UT Computer Science is partnering with IBM to launch a new cognitive computing course that gives students unprecedented access to one of IBM’s most prized innovations: Watson. UT-Austin is one of seven universities offering the new course this fall.Read more
04/28/2014 -It’s common to check Instagram, what the weather will be like, and fight personal battles against starting another game of 2048 before even getting out of bed these days. Mobile computing is completely changing everyone’s lives, and yet the people capable of making these changes are extremely uncommon.Read more
The University of Texas at Austin and the Austin Independent School District (AISD) are partnering to offer college credit to computer science students in AISD high schools.Read more
02/26/2014 -UTCS has been named the recipient of a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through the CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service (SFS) program. The SFS program will support students pursuing the university’s INFOSEC (Information Security) Certificate who also have a desire to pursue careers in information assurance to protect the government’s critical information infrastructure. Participants will receive support in the form of scholarships for tuition and fees as well as a two-year living stipend. Read more
02/10/2014 -AUSTIN, Texas - In order to be responsive to the continuing advances of the creative industries, The University of Texas at Austin announced today the renaming of the Game Development Program to the Game and Mobile Media Applications (GAMMA) Program, effective as of today.Read more