11/10/2011 - Cloud computing, where all of our photos, emails, and data stored in a distributed “cloud,” is the future. To improve emerging cloud-based technologies, a new center for cloud computing research was recently created in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin in a partnership with SunGard Availability Services. Read More
11/10/2011 - SunGard and UT plan to identify research problems in the cloud computing field, pursue targeted research initiatives to solve those problems and commercialize the resulting research, officials said. Read More
11/07/2011 - Facebook has been distracting students and lowering grade point averages worldwide since 2004. But two students from the College of Natural Sciences and one from the McCombs School of Business have started a business to try to turn Facebook into study mode. Read More
11/02/2011 - http://youtu.be/jV1KgzBq8X8 The university’s Longhorn Network visits the Texas Advanced Computing Center‘s Visualization Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin. In the Vislab, simulations are displayed on Stallion, the world’s highest resolution tiled display. Read More
Want to make games for a living?
11/01/2011 - The new Game Development Program is designed to serve undergraduate students in Radio-TV-Film, Fine Arts and Computer Science. Students majoring in these areas will take classes in their discipline, as described below. After gaining that experience, and typically in their senior year at UT, students from these three disciplines will come together in an interdisciplinary Capstone Project class. Read More
Visions of Computer Lecture Series Speakers and Chair Bruce Porter
10/27/2011 - On Wednesday, October 26, 2011, the University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science held the annual Visions of Computing Lecture, a lecture series honoring UTCS faculty accomplishments. Through this lecture series, faculty presented insights into computer science research and education to the public and the computing community. Read More
10/24/2011 - BOULDER, Colo., Oct 24, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A new program designed to radically improve the number of women in technology and computing is creating accelerated results for its participants, according to an announcement today from the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT). Read More
Visions of Computer Lecture Series
10/13/2011 - On Wednesday, October 26, 2011, the University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science will hold the annual Visions of Computing Lecture, a lecture series honoring UTCS faculty accomplishments. Through this lecture series, faculty present insights into computer science research and education to the public and the computing community. This year's lecture will take place from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. in the Avaya Auditorium, ACES 2.302. Read More
09/30/2011 - The Texas Advanced Computing Center will build a new supercomputer in the J.J. Pickle Research Center by 2013. Read More
09/29/2011 - The Daily Texan features computer science professor Peter Stone. Read More
09/27/2011 - AUSTIN, Texas — Space Shuttle astronaut and University of Texas at Austin graduate Robert Crippen today presented a $10,000 Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) scholarship to Ben Braun, a junior majoring in computer science. Read More
09/22/2011 - The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin will build and support a world-class supercomputer with comprehensive computing and visualization capabilities as part of a National Science Foundation grant. Read More
09/21/2011 - Two UTCS teams made it to the final round of the Yahoo! Open Hack All Stars event in New York City. Read More
09/21/2011 - Computer science professor Peter Stone has been named a 2011 Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program (FREP) recipient. Read More
09/21/2011 - Computer science professor Peter Stone has been named a 2011 Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program (FREP) recipient and has been granted a $10,000 gift for his proposal titled “Testing a Liquidity Sensitive Market Maker for a Prediction Market on the UT Austin CS Building Opening.” Read More
09/21/2011 - Computer science professor Peter Stone has been named a 2011 Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program (FREP) recipient. Read More
09/19/2011 - The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) 2011 Career Brunch was held in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Career Expo on September 19, 2011 at the Frank Erwin Center. Read More
09/12/2011 - The Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program (FREP) is designed to produce the highest quality scientific collaborations and outcomes by engaging with faculty members working in areas of mutual interest. Through this program, academics across the globe collaborate with Yahoo! research scientists via visits to Yahoo!, access to our data and funds for their research. Read More
09/12/2011 - UTCS is pleased to announce Best Paper Awards won by our faculty, staff and students. Read More
09/10/2011 - Mobile applications and cloud computing are driving demand for new engineering grads Read More
09/09/2011 - Faculty at the The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) are at the forefront of the digital revolution. UTCS recently celebrated a long list of faculty awards. Read More
09/09/2011 - The typical vision of computer use may be a desktop PC or laptop in an office. But in actuality, any industry that requires fast communication, number crunching, data storage, high-speed graphics, or data analysis is bound to use computers and is therefore a likely source for computer careers. Computer careers are available in a wide range of industry sectors, including the military, criminal justice, education, communications, media, space exploration, construction, meteorology, medical research, and many more. Read More
Edsger W. Dijkstra Memorial Lecture
09/08/2011 - The Department of Computer Science (UTCS) at the University of Texas at Austin hosted the Edsger W. Dijkstra Memorial Lecture on November 7, 2011. UTCS welcomed Richard Karp, Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, as the speaker for this event. This lecture series is made possible by a generous grant from Schlumberger to honor the memory of Edsger W. Dijkstra. Read More
08/16/2011 - Jocks go on to play for your favorite team but nerds go on to own the teams those jocks play for. --LZ Granderson Read More
08/11/2011 - SmartMoney's unique "payback" survey of 50 top-priced schools shows which alumni are reaping rewards in the job market. Read More

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