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2017


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New Computer Science Peer Mentoring Opportunity to Begin in Fall of 2017

Apply by March 3rd to become a Peer Mentor in the NC State Computer Science Department. Both undergraduate and graduate students may serve as mentors.

2/17/17

Apply by March 3rd to become a Peer Mentor in the NC State Computer Science Department. B...

2/17/17


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It’s a Snap! To Learn Computer Programming

Snap! Day provides a fun learning experience for first time programmers of all ages and skill sets.

2/13/17

Snap! Day provides a fun learning experience for first time programmers of all ages and sk...

2/13/17


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Congratulations to Our “Pride of the Wolfpack” Award Winners

Two staff members from the NC State Computer Science Department have been recognized for their “special or unique contributions” to the department. Ann Hunt and Zelda Tuazama are the department’s most recent “Pride of the Wolfpack” Award winners.

1/30/17

Two staff members from the NC State Computer Science Department have been recognized for t...

1/30/17


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Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Features Susan Whittemore

Please join us on February 28th for the second talk in our Spring 2017 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Executive Speaker Series. Susan Whittemore, VP Technology Risk Management at Fidelity Investments, will be the featured speaker.

1/26/17

Please join us on February 28th for the second talk in our Spring 2017 Fidelity Investment...

1/26/17


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Onorio’s Walk West Changing the Way Companies Do Business

NC State Computer Science Alum Brian Onorio combines computer science and marketing for a truly innovative and progressive agency in a field of its own.

1/17/17

NC State Computer Science Alum Brian Onorio combines computer science and marketing for a ...

1/17/17


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Department to Launch Alumni Hall of Fame

As part of its 50th Year Celebration in 2017, the NC State University Department of Computer Science plans to establish a CSC Alumni Hall of Fame, with the inaugural class of honorees to be recognized in a special event next fall!

1/11/17

As part of its 50th Year Celebration in 2017, the NC State University Department of Comput...

1/11/17

2016


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A Time to Celebrate! Computer Science Department Honors Our Fall 2016 Graduates

Congratulations Class of 2016! Over 200 computer science graduates were recognized during the Fall 2016 Diploma Ceremony on December 15th in the newly renovated Reynolds Coliseum.

12/23/16

Congratulations Class of 2016! Over 200 computer science graduates were recognized during...

12/23/16


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Vouk to Step Down as Computer Science Department Head

Vouk will continue to serve NC State as Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Development and Administration, Director of the NC State Data Initiative, and as a computer science faculty member. Dr. Laurie Williams will serve as Interim Department Head.

12/23/16

Vouk will continue to serve NC State as Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Development...

12/23/16


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Computer Science Kicks Off New Career Development Events

The NC State Computer Science Corporate and Career Services program offers students a safe place to gain confidence and develop strong skills for their job search.

11/30/16

The NC State Computer Science Corporate and Career Services program offers students a safe...

11/30/16


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NC State Undergrads PRIME for Learning with Intelligent Tutoring Systems

New and exciting PRIME technology creates a personalized learning space for STEM undergraduate stu-dents of three major institutions including NC State. An appreciation and understanding of computer science is fostered through intelligent tutoring system.

11/21/16

New and exciting PRIME technology creates a personalized learning space for STEM undergrad...

11/21/16


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Senior Design Center's "Posters & Pies" Planned for December 7th

Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase their work during our annual “Posters & Pies” event on Wednesday, December 7th in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus.

11/14/16

Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase the...

11/14/16


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Whittenburg to Speak at Fall Diploma Ceremony in Reynolds Coliseum

Please join us for the Fall 2016 Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on Dec. 15th in the newly renovated Reynolds Coliseum at NC State. This year's speaker is Dereck Whittenburg, a member of NC State’s 1983 national championship men’s basketball team.

11/14/16

Please join us for the Fall 2016 Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on Dec. 15th in the new...

11/14/16


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DELTA Grants Help Fund Critical Course Redesign

CSC116 and CSC216, two Critical Path classes in computer science, are getting continued makeovers thanks to DELTA Grants for Course Redesign.

10/20/16

CSC116 and CSC216, two Critical Path classes in computer science, are getting continued ma...

10/20/16


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NC State Computer Science Achieves Top 25 US Rank

Times Higher Education magazine’s “World University Rankings” for 2016-2017 ranks NC State’s computer science program 21st in the US and 84th in the world!

10/12/16

Times Higher Education magazine’s “World University Rankings” for 2016-2017 ranks NC...

10/12/16


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Novitsky Helps Kick Off Congressional App Challenge

Melissa Novitsky, president of Women in Computer Science (WiCS), a Computer Science Student Ambassador, an NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award Winner, and a STEM Scholar at NC State helped kick off the 2016 Congressional App Challenge.

9/29/16

Melissa Novitsky, president of Women in Computer Science (WiCS), a Computer Science Studen...

9/29/16


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Barnes Attends White House Summit on Computer Science for All

Computer Science for All is President Obama’s bold new initiative to empower a generation of American students with the computer science skills they need to thrive in a digital economy.

9/29/16

Computer Science for All is President Obama’s bold new initiative to empower a generatio...

9/29/16


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King, Schmidt Awarded DELTA Grant for Course Redesign

CSC316, a Critical Path data structures class in computer science, is getting a makeover thanks to a DELTA Grant for Critical Path Course Redesign.

9/28/16

CSC316, a Critical Path data structures class in computer science, is getting a makeover t...

9/28/16


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Welcome New Student Ambassadors!

The Computer Science Department is pleased to welcome twelve new undergraduates to our talented group of Computer Science Student Ambassadors.

9/20/16

The Computer Science Department is pleased to welcome twelve new undergraduates to our tal...

9/20/16


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Sit With Me: NC State, Eastman Hold “Red Chair” Event to Increase Women in IT

Over 200 students gathered at the Sit With Me event to celebrate women in information technology. The event helped illustrate career possibilities for women in IT and technical careers, and celebrated diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

9/12/16

Over 200 students gathered at the Sit With Me event to celebrate women in information tech...

9/12/16


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ePartners Career Connection Set for September 19

Make plans to attend the Computer Science ePartners Career Connection on Monday, September 19. There will be 37 companies on hand recruiting students for co-op, internships, part-time and full-time opportunities.

9/09/16

Make plans to attend the Computer Science ePartners Career Connection on Monday, September...

9/09/16


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NC State Scores for Video Game Design

As the growth of the video game industry continues to soar, NC State ranks among the top schools in the nation offering undergraduate programs in video game design.

8/30/16

As the growth of the video game industry continues to soar, NC State ranks among the top s...

8/30/16


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Welcome Back Bash Set for August 25th

Join us for this annual back-to-school tradition (with free food!) on August 25th from 5-8 p.m. (rain or shine!). The event is open to all engineering students, faculty and staff, and will be held outside on the oval at EB2 on Centennial Campus.

8/16/16

Join us for this annual back-to-school tradition (with free food!) on August 25th from 5-8...

8/16/16


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NC State’s Computer Science Recognized for Value, Affordability

Another Top 10 ranking for NC State's Online Master's Degree in Computer Science! College Choice also recognized the undergraduate program as one of the top 50 Best Schools for a Computer Science Degree.

8/08/16

Another Top 10 ranking for NC State's Online Master's Degree in Computer Science! College...

8/08/16


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CSC Department Welcomes New Faculty

The NC State Computer Science Department is pleased to welcome five new faculty members to the department this fall.

8/08/16

The NC State Computer Science Department is pleased to welcome five new faculty members to...

8/08/16


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A Big Hit With Students, Pokemon GO Hits the Classroom

The concepts of Pokemon GO, the mobile-based augmented reality game that uses your phone’s GPS and clock to mix real-world elements with the game, have been incorporated in a summer course in computer science at NC State.

7/13/16

The concepts of Pokemon GO, the mobile-based augmented reality game that uses your phone...

7/13/16


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This is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Scott Vu

Alumnus Scott Vu earned four degrees from NC State including one in computer science – he also learned how to dance.

7/06/16

Alumnus Scott Vu earned four degrees from NC State including one in computer science – h...

7/06/16


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Christo Earns Prestigious WeTech Scholarship and Internship

Congratulations to Dana Christo on winning a Women Enhancing Technology (WeTech) Scholarship and Internship for University Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The scholarship is valued at $10,000.

6/28/16

Congratulations to Dana Christo on winning a Women Enhancing Technology (WeTech) Scholarsh...

6/28/16


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Shen Named Senior Member of IEEE

Dr. Xipeng Shen joins and elite group in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), as only 9% of the organization’s members have achieved Senior Member status.

6/21/16

Dr. Xipeng Shen joins and elite group in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engin...

6/21/16


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Thirty-one College Faculty Members Receive Mentor Recognition at Spring Faculty Meeting

Six members of the Computer Science Department’s faculty are recipients of the inaugural Faculty-2-Faculty Recognition.

6/13/16

Six members of the Computer Science Department’s faculty are recipients of the inaugural...

6/13/16


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Undergrads Showcase Their Research

Learn more about upcoming undergraduate research opportunities for the fall semester at the Undergraduate Lightning Talks on August 19th at 1 p.m. in 3211 (EB2).

6/09/16

Learn more about upcoming undergraduate research opportunities for the fall semester at th...

6/09/16


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For the First Time, CSC Department Honors Graduates During Two Diploma Ceremonies

Congratulations Class of 2016! Almost 260 computer science graduates were recognized during the two Spring 2016 Diploma Ceremonies on May 6th.

5/17/16

Congratulations Class of 2016! Almost 260 computer science graduates were recognized duri...

5/17/16


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Spring 2016 Diploma Ceremonies Set for May 6th

The Computer Science Department will have two diploma ceremonies this year – one for graduate students (10:00 a.m.) and one for undergraduates (2:00 p.m.). The ceremonies will take place on Friday, May 6th at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh.

4/21/16

The Computer Science Department will have two diploma ceremonies this year – one for gra...

4/21/16


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NC State Game Development Showcase Planned for April 22nd

Do you like to play video games? Then join us in Engineering Building 2 on NC State's Centennial Campus to learn about the video game development process, and see (and play!) examples of the game that students created this year at NC State. It’s free and open to the public!

4/18/16

Do you like to play video games? Then join us in Engineering Building 2 on NC State's Cen...

4/18/16


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Celebrate the End of the Year with Us!

NOTE NEW DATE!!! You’re invited! All CSC students, faculty, staff, friends and family are encouraged to attend the annual ACM/AITP Year-end Pig Pickin’ on Monday, April 25th from 4-6 p.m. at the Monteith Research Center (MRC) on Centennial Campus.

4/13/16

NOTE NEW DATE!!! You’re invited! All CSC students, faculty, staff, friends and family ...

4/13/16


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Join us for the Senior Design Center's "Posters & Pies" on April 26th

Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase their work during our annual “Posters & Pies” event on Tuesday, April 26th in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus.

4/11/16

Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase the...

4/11/16


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Barnes Receives NCWIT Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award

Dr. Tiffany Barnes is one of four recipients nationwide of the NCWIT Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award.

3/30/16

Dr. Tiffany Barnes is one of four recipients nationwide of the NCWIT Undergraduate Researc...

3/30/16


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NC State one of “Top 50 Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design”

The Video Game Design Program at NC State ranked 9th on the list of public universities, and 33rd overall.

3/28/16

The Video Game Design Program at NC State ranked 9th on the list of public universities, a...

3/28/16


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Building Better Data Scientists

Computer science researchers at NC State are using support from the National Science Foundation to help recruit and educate skilled data scientists, particularly in software engineering.

3/10/16

Computer science researchers at NC State are using support from the National Science Found...

3/10/16


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Fidelity Investments Series Welcomes Ansible Founder Michael DeHaan

CSC alumnus Michael DeHaan, founder of Ansible, is the featured speaker for the final Spring 2016 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology" Speakers Series talk. The event is free and open to the public.

2/29/16

CSC alumnus Michael DeHaan, founder of Ansible, is the featured speaker for the final Spri...

2/29/16


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Healey Named Distinguished Professor

Join us in congratulating Dr. Christopher Healey, professor of computer science, on being appointed to the Goodnight Distinguished Professorship in Advanced Analytics.

1/08/16

Join us in congratulating Dr. Christopher Healey, professor of computer science, on being ...

1/08/16

2015


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Spring 2016 Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Announced

Pete Forsyth, Principal at Wiki Strategies, will kick off the Spring 2016 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Executive Speaker Series. Join us on January 26th at 6 p.m. in room 1231 in EB2. Talks are free and open to the public.

12/29/15

Pete Forsyth, Principal at Wiki Strategies, will kick off the Spring 2016 Fidelity Investm...

12/29/15


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Congratulations to the CSC Fall 2015 Graduates!

More than 220 Computer Science graduates were recognized during the Fall 2015 Diploma Ceremony on December 17th.

12/22/15

More than 220 Computer Science graduates were recognized during the Fall 2015 Diploma Cere...

12/22/15


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Students Get an Assist from Whittenburgs

Well-known Wolfpack basketball player and coach Dereck Whittenburg and his wife, Jacqueline, have started a foundation to support students in finishing their degrees.

12/14/15

Well-known Wolfpack basketball player and coach Dereck Whittenburg and his wife, Jacquelin...

12/14/15


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Student Project Evolves into New Tool for the Biotech Industry

Inspired by profs Donald Bitzer & Mladen Vouk, alumnus Scott Vu created RiboScan®, a web-based tool based on the model he started developing as an undergraduate.

12/11/15

Inspired by profs Donald Bitzer & Mladen Vouk, alumnus Scott Vu created RiboScan®, a web-...

12/11/15


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Student Teams Make a Strong Showing in ACM Programming Contest

Congratulations to the four NC State teams on a very strong showing at the 2015 ACM Mid-Atlantic Regional Programming Contest. NC State’s top performer, the Arrays, finished 5th out of 185 teams.

12/10/15

Congratulations to the four NC State teams on a very strong showing at the 2015 ACM Mid-At...

12/10/15


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Geolas to Speak at Fall 2015 Diploma Ceremony on December 17th

Please join us for the Fall 2015 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on Thursday, December 17th at 1 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church. This year's keynote speaker is Bob Geolas.

11/20/15

Please join us for the Fall 2015 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on Thursd...

11/20/15


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Senior Design Center's "Posters & Pies" Set for December 4th

Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase their work during our annual “Posters & Pies” event on Friday, December 4th in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus.

11/16/15

Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase the...

11/16/15


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Heckman, Schmidt to Use DELTA Grants for Course Redesign

CSC116 and CSC216, two Critical Path classes in computer science, are getting makeovers thanks to DELTA Grants for Course Redesign.

10/06/15

CSC116 and CSC216, two Critical Path classes in computer science, are getting makeovers th...

10/06/15


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Williams Named Associate Head of Computer Science Department

Congratulations to Dr. Laurie Williams, Professor of Computer Science at NC State, on being named Associate Department Head of the NC State Computer Science Department.

9/23/15

Congratulations to Dr. Laurie Williams, Professor of Computer Science at NC State, on bein...

9/23/15


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Vouk Named Distinguished Professor

Dr. Mladen Vouk, Computer Science Department Head, has been named Distinguished Professor in Computer Science at NC State University.

9/21/15

Dr. Mladen Vouk, Computer Science Department Head, has been named Distinguished Professor ...

9/21/15


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Welcome New Student Ambassadors!

We are kicking off our fourth year of the Computer Science Department’s Student Ambassador Program with seventeen new talented undergraduates.

9/09/15

We are kicking off our fourth year of the Computer Science Department’s Student Ambassad...

9/09/15


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ePartners Career Connection Scheduled for September 28th

This annual recruiting and networking fair is provided exclusively for the benefit of computer science students and the department’s most valued corporate partners!

8/31/15

This annual recruiting and networking fair is provided exclusively for the benefit of comp...

8/31/15


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I’m Lauren Schaefer and My Degree Has Made Me a Globetrotter

Computer science alumna Lauren Schaefer has traveled the world while working remotely for IBM. She has become a go-to person for expertise on how to make the experience as productive as possible.

8/25/15

Computer science alumna Lauren Schaefer has traveled the world while working remotely for ...

8/25/15


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Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Announced for Fall 2015

Tim McKnight, Chief Information Security Officer at General Electric, kicks off the Fall 2015 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Executive Speaker Series. Join us Sept. 15 at 6 pm in Room 1231 in EB2. Talks are free and open to the public.

8/14/15

Tim McKnight, Chief Information Security Officer at General Electric, kicks off the Fall 2...

8/14/15


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Annual Welcome Back Bash - August 27th

Join us for this annual back-to-school tradition (with free food!) on August 27th from 5-8 p.m. (rain or shine!). The event is open to all engineering students, faculty and staff, and will be held outside on the oval at EB2 on Centennial Campus.

8/12/15

Join us for this annual back-to-school tradition (with free food!) on August 27th from 5-8...

8/12/15


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CSC Department Welcomes New Faculty

The NC State Computer Science Department is pleased to welcome two new faculty members to the department this fall - Drs. Jessica Staddon & Muhammad Shahzad

7/06/15

The NC State Computer Science Department is pleased to welcome two new faculty members to ...

7/06/15


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Boyer, NC State Receive Google Computer Science Capacity Award

Dr. Kristy Boyer and others in the NC State Computer Science Department are collaborating with researchers at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill as part of the Research Triangle Peer Teaching Fellows, a project supported by a Google Computer Science Capacity Award.

6/02/15

Dr. Kristy Boyer and others in the NC State Computer Science Department are collaborating ...

6/02/15


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Four from the College of Engineering Win Outstanding Senior Awards

Kathleen (Katie) Wassell, a recent graduate of the Computer Science and English Departments, is the recipient of the College of Engineering’s Outstanding Senior Award for Humanities.

5/26/15

Kathleen (Katie) Wassell, a recent graduate of the Computer Science and English Department...

5/26/15


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CSC Department Honors Graduates During Spring Diploma Ceremony

Congratulations Class of 2015! More than 240 computer science graduates were recognized during the Spring 2015 Diploma Ceremony on May 8th.

5/11/15

Congratulations Class of 2015! More than 240 computer science graduates were recognized d...

5/11/15


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Vail Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Alexandria Vail, an NC State student double majoring in computer science and mathematics, and double minoring in physics and cognitive science, on receiving a 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship valued at more than $138,000.

5/06/15

Congratulations to Alexandria Vail, an NC State student double majoring in computer scienc...

5/06/15


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Heil Appointed Director of CSC Senior Design Center

After serving as interim director of the SDC for three years following the retirement of Dr. Robert Fornaro, Ms. Margaret Heil has been named Director of the NC State Computer Science Department Senior Design Center.

4/21/15

After serving as interim director of the SDC for three years following the retirement of D...

4/21/15


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NC State Game Development Showcase Planned for April 24th

Do you like to play video games? Then join us in EB2 on Centennial Campus to learn about the video game development process, and see (and play!) examples of the game that students created this year at NC State. It’s free and open to the public!

4/20/15

Do you like to play video games? Then join us in EB2 on Centennial Campus to learn about ...

4/20/15


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Alumni Association Presents Annual Faculty Awards

Congratulations to Drs. Munindar Singh and R. Michael Young on being recognized as Alumni Association Outstanding Researchers, and to Dr. Sarah Heckman for being recognized as an Alumni Association Outstanding Teacher.

4/19/15

Congratulations to Drs. Munindar Singh and R. Michael Young on being recognized as Alumni ...

4/19/15


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Spring 2015 Diploma Ceremony Set for May 8th

We are pleased to announce the Spring 2015 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 8th at 1 p.m. at Hope Community Church. This year's keynote speaker is IBM Security Architect, Jeff Crume.

4/15/15

We are pleased to announce the Spring 2015 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony...

4/15/15


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CSC Year End Pig Pickin’ Planned for April 24th at MRC

You’re invited! All CSC students, faculty, staff, friends and family are encouraged to attend the annual ACM/AITP Year-end Pig Pickin’ on Friday, April 24th from 1-3 p.m. at the Monteith Research Center (MRC) on Centennial Campus.

4/15/15

You’re invited! All CSC students, faculty, staff, friends and family are encouraged to ...

4/15/15


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Researchers Roll Out Science Video Game With Demonstrated Results

Researchers in NC State's Center for Educational Informatics, led by Dr. James Lester, are rolling out a science video game and educational curriculum, making them freely available to educators.

4/09/15

Researchers in NC State's Center for Educational Informatics, led by Dr. James Lester, are...

4/09/15


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Heckman Uses Google Award to Keep Students Engaged

Enrollment in CSC classes is climbing, while the number who go on to complete undergraduate degrees in this field doesn’t match the increase. Dr. Sarah Heckman is using a Google CS Engagement Award to help make a difference at NC State.

4/02/15

Enrollment in CSC classes is climbing, while the number who go on to complete undergraduat...

4/02/15


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Senior Design Center's "Posters & Pies" Planned for April 27th

Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase their work during our annual “Posters & Pies” event on Monday, April 27th in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus.

3/31/15

Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase the...

3/31/15


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Heckman Recognized for Excellence in Teaching

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Heckman, teaching assistant professor in the NC State Computer Science Department, on receiving a College of Engineering Outstanding Teacher Award.

3/10/15

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Heckman, teaching assistant professor in the NC State Compute...

3/10/15

2014


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Department Confers Over 200 Degrees During Fall Diploma Ceremony

Congratulations Class of 2014! Over 200 computer science graduates were recognized during the Fall 2014 Diploma Ceremony on December 17th, one of the largest in department history.

12/19/14

Congratulations Class of 2014! Over 200 computer science graduates were recognized during...

12/19/14


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Young Named an NC State University Faculty Scholar

Congratulations to Dr. R. Michael Young, professor of computer science in the NC State Computer Science Department, on being named a 2014-2015 University Faculty Scholar.

11/25/14

Congratulations to Dr. R. Michael Young, professor of computer science in the NC State Com...

11/25/14


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Williams Named Acting Head of Computer Science Department

Dr. Laurie Williams, professor of computer science at NC State and one of the foremost researchers in agile software development and in the security of healthcare IT applications, has been named Acting Department Head of the Computer Science Department.

11/21/14

Dr. Laurie Williams, professor of computer science at NC State and one of the foremost res...

11/21/14


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CSC Fall 2014 Diploma Ceremony Set for December 17th

Please join us for the Fall 2014 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on Wednesday, December 17th at 1 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church. This year's keynote speaker is retired Cisco executive and tech icon, Wayne Clark.

11/18/14

Please join us for the Fall 2014 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on Wednes...

11/18/14


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Senior Design Center's "Posters & Pies" Planned for December 5th

Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase their work during our annual “Posters & Pies” event on Friday, December 5th in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus.

11/17/14

Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase the...

11/17/14


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Vouk to Serve as Interim Research Chief

Dr. Mladen Vouk, Computer Science Department head and associate vice provost for information technology, has been selected to serve as interim vice chancellor for research, innovation and economic development at NC State. He begins his new role on Dec. 15

11/06/14

Dr. Mladen Vouk, Computer Science Department head and associate vice provost for informati...

11/06/14


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Gaining More Value from Big Data

That is the goal as NC State joins the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, the University of Utah, and the University of California, San Diego, as the third site of the Center of Hybrid Multicore Productivity Research (CHMPR).

10/30/14

That is the goal as NC State joins the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, the Unive...

10/30/14


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Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Jim Goodnight

Please join us on November 13 for the final talk in our Fall 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Speakers Series. Dr. Jim Goodnight, co-founder and CEO of SAS, is the featured speaker. All talks are free and open to the public.

10/27/14

Please join us on November 13 for the final talk in our Fall 2014 Fidelity Investments “...

10/27/14


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Department Offers Free Online Course on Software Security

The massive open online course (MOOC) will be taught by security experts, Drs. Laurie Williams & Emerson Murphy-Hill, and will include video lectures, resources, and exercises that will encompass most of NCSU's semester course in Software Security.

10/13/14

The massive open online course (MOOC) will be taught by security experts, Drs. Laurie Will...

10/13/14


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Researchers Aim to Improve Educational Software through Speech and Emotion Detection

Researchers at NC State are working to improve educational software by enabling it to assess body language, speech and other cues to better respond to a student’s emotional state during the learning process.

9/24/14

Researchers at NC State are working to improve educational software by enabling it to asse...

9/24/14


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Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Alan Dabbiere

Please join us on Oct. 28 for the next talk in our Fall 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology Speakers Series”. Alan Dabbiere, Co-founder and Chairman of AirWatch, will be our featured speaker. All talks are free and open to the public.

9/18/14

Please join us on Oct. 28 for the next talk in our Fall 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leade...

9/18/14


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CSC Department Welcomes 11 New Student Ambassadors

This select group of undergraduates plays a key role in supporting the department's outreach efforts, working 39 different events totaling over 400 service hours last year.

9/11/14

This select group of undergraduates plays a key role in supporting the department's outrea...

9/11/14


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Department Welcomes Venezuelan Summer Practicum for Seventh Year

For two weeks this summer, a team of 16 undergraduate students from the Universidad Católica Andres Bello (UCAB) in Caracas, Venezuela studied and worked with NC State computer science students, faculty and staff during a summer practicum.

9/07/14

For two weeks this summer, a team of 16 undergraduate students from the Universidad Catól...

9/07/14


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Scholarship Endowment to Honor Mary & Bill Messer

An anonymous donor has established a planned gift of $300,000 to celebrate the lives of these Gastonia, North Carolina natives!

8/27/14

An anonymous donor has established a planned gift of $300,000 to celebrate the lives of th...

8/27/14


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Annual Welcome Back Bash Scheduled for August 28th

The 2014 Welcome Back Bash is planned for Thursday, August 28th, from 5:00–7:30 p.m. The event is open to all engineering students, faculty and staff, and will be held outside on the Masnari Gateway and the brick oval at EB2 on Centennial Campus.

8/18/14

The 2014 Welcome Back Bash is planned for Thursday, August 28th, from 5:00–7:30 p.m. Th...

8/18/14


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Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Announced for Fall 2014

Russ Koste, SVP, Cyber Intelligence & Operations with Fidelity Investments, will kick off the Fall 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Executive Speaker Series. Join us on September 16th at 6 p.m. in room 1231 in EB2.

8/12/14

Russ Koste, SVP, Cyber Intelligence & Operations with Fidelity Investments, will kick off ...

8/12/14


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Novitsky Receives NC State CSC Aspirations Award

Congratulations to Melissa Novitsky, a recent graduate of Athens Drive High School and an incoming NC State freshman, who is the recipient of the 2014 NC State Computer Science Aspirations Scholarship Award.

7/02/14

Congratulations to Melissa Novitsky, a recent graduate of Athens Drive High School and an ...

7/02/14


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Vail Receives 2014 Generation Google Scholarship

Alexandria Vail is one of only 16 college-aged students chosen to receive a 2014 Generation Google Scholarship valued at $10,000. As part of her award, she will also attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in CA this summer.

6/09/14

Alexandria Vail is one of only 16 college-aged students chosen to receive a 2014 Generatio...

6/09/14


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Faculty Promotions and Reappointments Announced

Please join us in congratulating several members of our faculty on their promotions or reappointments in the NC State Computer Science Department.

6/05/14

Please join us in congratulating several members of our faculty on their promotions or rea...

6/05/14


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Students Attend CRA-W Graduate Cohort Workshop

Ten female grad students were selected to attend the CRA-W Graduate Cohort Workshop on April 13-14 in Santa Clara, CA. The workshop is a program for women designed to build and mentor a national cohort of graduate students.

5/21/14

Ten female grad students were selected to attend the CRA-W Graduate Cohort Workshop on Apr...

5/21/14


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College of Engineering Recognizes Outstanding Seniors

Eric Whitmire a recent graduate of the Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering Departments, is the recipient of the College of Engineering’s Outstanding Senior Award for Scholarly Achievement.

5/20/14

Eric Whitmire a recent graduate of the Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering Departm...

5/20/14


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Department Confers 200 Degrees During Spring Diploma Ceremony

Congratulations Class of 2014! Two-hundred computer science graduates received their diplomas during the Spring 2014 Diploma Ceremony on May 9th.

5/13/14

Congratulations Class of 2014! Two-hundred computer science graduates received their dipl...

5/13/14


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Dogs, Technology and the Future of Disaster Response

Search and Rescue 2.0 – Dogs in high-tech harnesses could provide assistance in disaster relief and recovery by helping locate victims quickly and easily while relaying data about environmental hazards and other information in real time.

5/07/14

Search and Rescue 2.0 – Dogs in high-tech harnesses could provide assistance in disaster...

5/07/14


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Study: Game Developers Say Success Hinges On More Than Just Programming Skills

According to Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill's research, game developers need more than technical skills to be successful – they need a suite of non-programming skills including communications and interpersonal skills!

5/06/14

According to Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill's research, game developers need more than technical ...

5/06/14


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CSC Year End Pig Pickin’ Planned for April 25th

You’re invited! All CSC students, faculty, staff, friends and family are encouraged to attend the annual ACM/AITP Year-end Pig Pickin’ on Friday, April 25th from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus.

4/21/14

You’re invited! All CSC students, faculty, staff, friends and family are encouraged to ...

4/21/14


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Spring 2014 Diploma Ceremony Set for May 9th

We are pleased to announce the Spring 2014 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 9th at 2 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church. This year's keynote speaker is computer science alumna Heather Miller.

4/17/14

We are pleased to announce the Spring 2014 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony...

4/17/14


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Game Development Showcase Planned for April 25th

Do you like to play video games? Then join us in BTEC on Centennial Campus to learn about the video game development process, and see (and play!) examples of the game that students created this year at NC State. It’s free and open to the public!

4/16/14

Do you like to play video games? Then join us in BTEC on Centennial Campus to learn about...

4/16/14


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Senior Design Center's "Posters & Pies" Planned for April 25th

Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase their work during our annual “Posters & Pies” event on Friday, April 25th in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus.

4/09/14

Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase the...

4/09/14


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April 12 Event Will Put Drone Skills to the Test

CSC's Institute for Next Generation IT Systems (ITng) is hosting a drone programming challenge culminating on April 12 with a goal of raising awareness of these platforms and increasing participation in drone-related activities.

3/26/14

CSC's Institute for Next Generation IT Systems (ITng) is hosting a drone programming chall...

3/26/14


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Scholarship Endowment Honors Dr. Carl C. Hughes

This endowment is established by Dr Carl C. Hughes’ wife of fifty-one years, Dr. Barbara Ann Hughes, as a way to honor the life and legacy of this career educator who passed away on October 16, 2013.

3/25/14

This endowment is established by Dr Carl C. Hughes’ wife of fifty-one years, Dr. Barbara...

3/25/14


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Video Game Design Program at NC State in Top 25 Again

For the 4th year in a row, NC State’s Video Game Design Program has been recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the “Top 25 Undergraduate Schools To Study Video Game Design for 2014” in the U.S. and Canada.

3/12/14

For the 4th year in a row, NC State’s Video Game Design Program has been recognized by T...

3/12/14


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NC State’s Online Computer Science Programs Rank Fourth Nationally

NC State’s Engineering Online has again been ranked among the best in the nation by “U.S. News and World Report”.

1/17/14

NC State’s Engineering Online has again been ranked among the best in the nation by “U...

1/17/14


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Bitzers Establish Endowment to Support Undergraduate Research

The award is the first of its kind for the computer science department at NC State and will provide funds in perpetuity that can be used to support undergraduate research related programs and initiatives.

1/07/14

The award is the first of its kind for the computer science department at NC State and wil...

1/07/14

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Department Confers 173 Degrees During Fall Diploma Ceremony

More than 170 students received their diplomas during the Fall 2013 Diploma Ceremony on December 18th at Providence Baptist Church. Greg Germain, vice president of NetApp, delivered the keynote address.

12/30/13

More than 170 students received their diplomas during the Fall 2013 Diploma Ceremony on De...

12/30/13


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Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Announced for Spring 2014

Scott Ganeles, CEO of Ipreo, will kick off the Spring 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Executive Speaker Series. Join us on January 30th at 6 p.m. in room 1231 in EB2. Talks are free and open to the public.

12/19/13

Scott Ganeles, CEO of Ipreo, will kick off the Spring 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leaders...

12/19/13


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Fall 2013 Diploma Ceremony Planned for December 18th

Please join us for the Fall 2013 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on Wednesday, December 18th at 2 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church. This year's keynote speaker is Greg Germain, Vice President at NetApp.

12/04/13

Please join us for the Fall 2013 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on Wednes...

12/04/13


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NC State Announces University Faculty Scholars

Dr. Laurie Wililams, professor of computer science in the NC State Computer Science Department, has been named one of twenty 2013-2014 University Faculty Scholars.

12/03/13

Dr. Laurie Wililams, professor of computer science in the NC State Computer Science Depart...

12/03/13


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Senior Design Center's "Posters & Pies" Planned for December 6th

Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase their work during our annual “Posters & Pies” event on Friday, December 6th in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus.

12/02/13

Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase the...

12/02/13


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Cisco Systems Launches Multiple Diversity Scholarships

With a $20,000 gift to the department, Cisco is making a significant investment toward establishing multiple diversity-related scholarships to benefit computer science students.

11/13/13

With a $20,000 gift to the department, Cisco is making a significant investment toward est...

11/13/13


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Young Named a 2013 ACM Distinguished Scientist

The Association for Computing Machinery Named Dr. R. Michael Young a 2013 Distinguished Scientist, placing him in the top 10% of members of the organization.

11/12/13

The Association for Computing Machinery Named Dr. R. Michael Young a 2013 Distinguished Sc...

11/12/13


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Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Bob Geolas

The Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Series welcomes Bob Geolas, President & CEO of Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina, on November 19th @ 6 pm in 1231 EB2. Event is free and open to the public.

10/31/13

The Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Series welcomes Bob Geolas, ...

10/31/13


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Dey Receives 2013 Anita Borg Facebook Scholarship

Congratulations to Piyali Dey, a graduate student in the NC State Computer Science Department, on receiving a 2013 Anita Borg Facebook Scholarship to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference in Minneapolis, MN.

10/23/13

Congratulations to Piyali Dey, a graduate student in the NC State Computer Science Departm...

10/23/13


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Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents AOL's Curtis Brown

The Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Series welcomes Curtis Brown, CTO of AOL, on October 22nd @ 6 pm in 1231 EB2. Event is free and open to the public.

9/27/13

The Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Series welcomes Curtis Brown,...

9/27/13


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CSC Department Welcomes New Student Ambassadors

We are kicking off our second year of the Computer Science Department’s Student Ambassador Program with ten new talented undergraduates.

9/24/13

We are kicking off our second year of the Computer Science Department’s Student Ambassad...

9/24/13


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Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Announced for Fall 2013

The exciting fall line-up includes AOL CTO - Curtis Brown, Research Triangle Foundation President & CEO - Bob Geolas, and nationally acclaimed author and technologist - Michael Lopp!

8/23/13

The exciting fall line-up includes AOL CTO - Curtis Brown, Research Triangle Foundation Pr...

8/23/13


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Annual Welcome Back Bash Scheduled for September 5th

Join us for this annual back-to-school tradition (with free food!) on Thursday, September 5th from 5-7:30 p.m. (rain or shine!). The event is open to all engineering students, faculty and staff.

8/22/13

Join us for this annual back-to-school tradition (with free food!) on Thursday, September ...

8/22/13


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Helping Kids Bring Their Stories to Life

Thushan Amarasiriwardena, creator of Launchpad Toys, has taken his childhood love of building things, taking pictures, making videos and creating stories and turned it into the award-winning Toontastic app!

8/14/13

Thushan Amarasiriwardena, creator of Launchpad Toys, has taken his childhood love of build...

8/14/13


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Study Finds Clues on How to Keep Kids Engaged with Educational Games

Researchers at NC State are using the ENGAGE project, a game-based learning environment for middle schoolers, to develop a curriculum that teaches students about computer science principles.

7/15/13

Researchers at NC State are using the ENGAGE project, a game-based learning environment fo...

7/15/13