Department news

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CSpotlight, Graduate news

CSpotlight: A love of interdisciplinary research

Posted November 22, 2021

Ph.D. student Suzie Hoops' research with the Knights Lab combines linear algebra, machine learning, and biology to impact human health and microbiome studies.

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Student awards and honors, Undergraduate news

First gen student chosen for Google mentorship program

Posted November 19, 2021

B.S. student Gaoxiang Luo is currently participating in the 2021B cohort of the highly-competitive Google CS Research Mentorship Program (CSRMP).

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Broadening participation

Two professors are leveling the field in computing research

Posted November 18, 2021

Through Google's exploreCSR program, CS&E professors Maria Gini and Shana Watters are exposing students historically marginalized in computing to research.

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CSpotlight, Undergraduate news

CSpotlight: Taking chances in Minnesota

Posted November 15, 2021

B.A. student (and Wisconsin native) Peter Genatempo had no plans to attend the University of Minnesota, but a chance visit to the campus changed all that.

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Research, Student awards and honors

Jungseok Hong wins scholarship during KOCSEA 2021

Posted November 12, 2021

The Ph.D. candidate from the Interactive Robotics and Vision Lab received the 2nd place award for leading work on semantic obstacle avoidance for robots.

Arthur Norberg

The legacy of Professor Emeritus Arthur Norberg

Posted November 12, 2021

Norberg, the first director of the Charles Babbage Institute, set an impactful course of research and archival infrastructure to capture computing history.

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CSpotlight, Undergraduate news

CSpotlight: Expanding horizons through computing

Posted November 11, 2021

B.S. student Anjali Oleksy will have taken full advantage of the opportunities available at the University of Minnesota when she graduates this December.

Eric Zhong Fritsche
Broadening participation, Undergraduate news

#CelebrateFirstGen: Eric Zhong Fritsche

Posted November 8, 2021

B.S. student Eric Zhong Fritsche is one of the 1 in 4 students at the University of Minnesota to be the first in their family to attend college.

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CSpotlight, Undergraduate news

CSpotlight: On target for a career in tech

Posted November 1, 2021

CSCI undergrad Bonna Dabala has spent two years interning at Target, and hopes to inspire others in the Oromo community to learn about tech and computer science.

Graduate news, Research, Student awards and honors

GroupLens students succeed in UIST 2021 SIC Challenge

Posted November 1, 2021

Congrats to CS&E Ph.D. students Irene Ye Yuan and Georgie Qiao Jin for receiving the “Best Toio Award” for their remote communication concept called MoMoBot.