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AI for a Changing World

CS&E researchers are applying AI techniques to combat climate change, improve medical outcomes, and help humans better understand and utilize technology.

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Burt Earns John Tate Award

The Tate Awards serve to recognize and reward high-quality academic advising, calling attention to the contribution academic advising makes to helping students formulate and achieve intellectual, career, and personal goals. 

Lind Hall Diversity Wall

Lind Hall Diversity Wall

The third floor of Lind Hall now features the Diversity Wall, which highlights the computer science contributions of marginalized groups throughout history.

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Meet the Faculty - Elizabeth Jensen

Elizabeth Jensen joined the Department of Computer Science & Engineering in September 2023 as a lecturer. Prior to joining the University, Jensen was an assistant professor at St. Olaf College
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CSpotlight: Finding my Niche Through Lab Work

Aya Aqeel talks about her lab work studying migration patterns and behaviors of cells and 3D environments.
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2024 John T. Riedl Memorial Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

Did a graduate teaching assistant help you learn Computer Science? Nominate them for the John T. Riedl Memorial Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.

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The Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Minnesota has come a long way in the past 50 years. We have made tremendous progress and have become one of the most vibrant and interdisciplinary departments within the College of Science and Engineering, the University of Minnesota, and the computer science field at large.

Watch and listen to stories of how the department started, the years of growth, and where we are headed in the future.