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UNC CS hosts Maze Day 2016 for visually impaired children

April 30, 2016

Sight-impaired children from all over the state had an opportunity to test computer applications at Maze Day 2016. Participants came to the Department of Computer Science in Sitterson Hall to experience research and play games created specifically for them by computer science … Continued

CS student Samantha Petrie profiled by Wogrammer

April 19, 2016

“I was introduced to computer science my first year of college at UNC Chapel Hill. A friend of mine was taking an online introductory JavaScript course. I followed along and taught myself the basics of code. I was a biochemistry … Continued

Hackathon inspires women in technology

April 3, 2016

High school and college women across the region came to Sitterson Hall on April 2 and April 3 for the third annual Pearl Hacks hackathon. Attendees went to workshops, created technological applications and supported gender diversification in STEM fields. “There … Continued

Holmes earns Google Lime Scholarship

March 30, 2016

Tia Holmes, a first-year computer science major at UNC-Chapel Hill, was awarded a 2016 Google Lime Scholarship. The scholarship carries a $10,000 grant for the 2016-2017 academic year. The Google Lime Scholarship is a partnership between Google and Lime Connect … Continued

Computer science class gets modern twist

February 18, 2016

With a little help from DJ Khaled, Kris Jordan is revolutionizing UNC’s intro level computer science program. Instead of taking the traditional bottom-up approach and building from basics to the harder stuff, Jordan said he has turned the traditional curriculum … Continued

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 … Continued