Devon Tivona and Lianne Haug, who both graduated in May 2014, have created a mobile app called Varsity that helps college students discover events, clubs and classes based on their interests.

Haug told that while the the app great for students, it has also "big data" potential as well.

Kids explore a Scalable Game Design game

A program designed at the University of Colorado Boulder to teach kids to code using video games is being introduced into New York City public schools as part of an initiative to give every student access to computer science education.

CS major William Luce is studying how to incorporate extremely localized weather data into the way performance is measured by GPS tracker apps.

Headshop of Clarence "Skip" Ellis

Professor Emeritus Clarence “Skip” Ellis has won a 2013/2014 Fulbright award to teach at Ashesi University in Ghana. His course -- World Simulation: Culture, Technology and Ethics -- will examine how various governments around the world work, teasing out ethical, economic, social and political factors.

Kids learn how to display an image on a spherical object

The paper "Math on a Sphere: Making Use of Public Displays in Education" by Mike Eisenberg, Antranig Basman, and Sherry Hsi, won a Best Paper award at the Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA) October 2013 conference in Fort Worth, Texas.

A paper submitted by CS Professor Dirk Grunwald and two of his former Ph.D. students, Srilatha “Bobbie” Manne from the ECEE department and Artur Klauser from Computer Science, has won the ACM SIGARCH/IEEE-CS TCCA Influential Paper Award for 2013.

Headshot of Rupa Dachere

Alumna Rupa Dachere, also known as Vaijayanti Roychowdhury Dachere, CU-Boulder Computer Science BS 1994, has received a 2013 Meritorious Achievement Award in Informal Education from the IEEE “for establishing a non-profit organization that provides educational programs and mentoring for females in computer programming.” This award recognizes her work as President and Founder of CodeChix in advan

Photo of John Black

"At John Black's class at the University of Colorado, Boulder... Black structures the class like a game: students work through a series of "levels," where, after they reach a goal by hacking past defenses, they earn access to the next level. The students, meanwhile, can see what level the other students are on as they go.

Graduate students listen to a talk by PhD student Dana Hughes.

Department of Computer Science
Graduate Student Colloquium

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

"A Soft, Amorphous Robotic Skin for Texture Detection, Identification and Localization"
PhD Candidate Dana Hughes, University of Colorado Boulder

Photo of Dana Hughes

Westword magazine interviewed CompSci Assistant Professor Aaron Clauset about his Big Data work on patterns in terrorist activity. Read the article here.