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
06/02/2021 - UT has announced the Endowed Presidential Scholarship Award winners for the 2021-2022 year and we are proud to announce that 18 of our UTCS students were selected for the prestigious award!  Read more
05/25/2021 - Each year, the College of Natural Sciences selects a group of outstanding graduating seniors to receive the college’s highest honors. They are recognized as the Dean's Honored Graduates because they have demonstrated multidisciplinary excellence, excelled in both academics and scientific research, personal intellectual pursuits, leadership, service, entrepreneurship and community building. Fewer than one percent of the graduating CNS class received this distinction. Read more
05/21/2021 - Computer science seniors América Quistiano and Audra Collins said they would not be here, on the cusp of graduating from one of the best computer science programs in the country, without the Hispanic Association of Computer Scientists and the Association of Black Computer Scientists. "I 100% believe I would have dropped out," Quistiano said. "I wouldn't have switched majors, not even switched schools — I would have dropped out if it weren't for HACS and ABCS." Read more
05/11/2021 - The Department of Computer Science is proud to announce that seven of our students were recently awarded the 2021 Aspire Award. The Aspire Award recognizes undergraduate students from underrepresented groups in the sciences and celebrates their achievements in research, service and leadership. Read more
03/10/2021 - Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, small businesses have struggled to stay afloat. Because of this, Rashu Jain, a business honors, finance and math junior, and Niti Malwade, a business honors and computer science junior, came up with a way to help and to give back to local business owners — through storytelling. Read more
11/11/2020 - Two UT undergraduate leaders talk about the Department of Computer Science’s new endowment and what it means for future students Read more
08/31/2020 - As COVID-19 continues to have a devastating effect on communities and economies, many people are wondering: How can I help? Beyond volunteering and direct monetary donations, there is a push for more people to eat from local restaurants. As the Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) decreases, it’s crucial for community-conscious people to support their neighborhood eateries and help keep these businesses afloat. Read more
07/09/2020 - Earl Potts, a Texas Computer Science (TXCS) and African and African Diaspora Studies student, created the app “Keep Austin Black” to provide Austinites with an extensive directory of local Black-owned businesses. Though Potts initially started working on the app in October 2019, he went back to working on “Keep Austin Black” as a response to the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests going on throughout the United States.  Read more
06/04/2020 - Texas Computer Science (TXCS) is proud to announce that 19 TXCS students have received the Unrestricted Endowed Presidential Scholarship (UEPS). The scholarship is awarded to exemplary juniors or seniors who have maintained a GPA of 3.75 or higher and have been recommended by a faculty member. Recipients are evaluated on the basis of their scholastic merit, extracurricular involvement, and leadership qualities. 247 UT Austin students earned the award for the 2020-2021 academic year. Read more

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