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Two students named 2016 Gates Cambridge Scholars

February 18, 2016

UNC-Chapel Hill students Larry Han and Matthew Leming have been awarded prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarships, which provide full support for graduate study at the University of Cambridge in England. This is the first time Carolina has had two people selected … Read more

UNC CS Alumnus Mark Mine receives VES Award

February 21, 2015

Mark Mine (M.S. 1994, Ph.D. 1997) was recognized by the 13th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards with an award for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project. Mine, along with Tony Apodaca, Marianne McLean, Gilles Martin, and Edwin Chang, worked … Read more

Meet Google’s Webspam Man (CS Alumnus Matt Cutts)

January 15, 2015

In 1999, Matt Cutts had a decision to make. He could stay at UNC, working towards his PhD, or he could quit school and fly to California, to become one of the first employees of a new company called “Google.” Cutts knew … Read more