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50 years of computing excellence

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Hear from Dongyeop Kang on February 26

His talk is titled "Toward human-centric language generation systems."

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Governess Simpson’s code for success

Learn how a CSE student found her career path—and her voice.

U of M joins new Toyota Research initiative

Hyun Soo Park's research will use artificial intelligence to increase safe driving.

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Data science grad student is finalist in NFL's ‘Big Data Bowl’

Sam Walczak and his team used player tracking data to develop a framework that can identify defensive coverages and evaluate performance.
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CSpotlight: Seizing opportunities for success

B.S. student Tanmay Agarwal found his way to computer science thanks to his entrepreneurial spirit and his desire to use technology to help society.
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CS&E’s Jacquelyn Burt wins Gopher Spirit Award

The undergraduate advisor embodies everything that the Gopher Spirit Award stands for: positivity, inclusiveness, and diversity.

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undergraduate students

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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.