Researchers from across the college gathered at the end of the semester for brief presentations on seed grant funded work through the Interdisciplinary Research Themes.

New seed grants from the Engineering Education and AI-Augmented Learning research theme will support range of topics

May 25, 2023

The Interdisciplinary Research Theme awarded multiple seed grants this spring to help spur research teaming and boost early projects with the high potential for societal impact. The chosen grants include five Department of Computer Science-affiliated researchers.

Students toss their mortar boards in the air at the end of a graduation ceremony in the CU Events Center

Post-baccalaureate students graduate with Latin honors, 4.0 GPAs

May 11, 2023

Over half of the 21 spring graduates in applied computer science will leave CU Boulder with high honors, and four earned a 4.0 GPA.

Students present their entreprenurial capstone projects

Cofounder of Techstars teaches CS students entrepreneurship

May 11, 2023

David Brown, co-founder and former CEO of international venture capital firm Techstars, is teaching Computer Science students at CU Boulder how to turn their ideas into products and companies through a two-semester capstone course.

Elizabeth Eyeson

Outstanding Graduate of the College pursues community change, computing excellence

May 11, 2023

Throughout her time at CU Boulder, Elizabeth Eyeson (CompSci'23) has emerged again and again as a community leader, proactive scholar and connective force.

ChatGPT crowd watch three panelists discuss

Video - ChatGPT: Fear, Hype, or Hope? Education and research practices and ethics in the generative AI era

April 20, 2023

Through this panel discussion attended by over 300 people from the university and general public, hear from leading experts on the technical areas underlying ChatGPT and other generative AI, the uses of generative AI in university and K-12 education, and the ethical and societal issues associated with generative AI tools.

Two people's silhouettes made of circuits flank an old drawing of a factory

AI has social consequences, but who pays the price? Tech companies’ problem with ‘ethical debt’

April 20, 2023

Casey Fiesler, Associate Professor of Information Science with a courtesy appointment in Computer Science, writes for The Conversation about how we can tackle possible negative consequences and societal harms from AI development. Links to external article.

LingDisco poses for a photo with the judges. From left to right: Elle Bruno, Jane Miller, Ryan Dennie, Evan Baltman, Mitch Hamilton, Nancy Pierce, and Susan (Wolff) Alban (Credit: Ryan William Vachon)

5 startups poised to make pitches a reality, thanks to annual New Venture Challenge

April 20, 2023

Among the startups, Computer science student Evan Baltman and his team received $15,0000 for their pitch of LingDisco, an entirely new platform that combines music streaming and language learning into one app, harnessing the power of AI and natural language processing.

Honey bee working on honeycomb

Computer science PhD student leads research into secrets of honeycomb formation

April 20, 2023

Researchers in the Department of Computer Science and BioFrontiers Institute are studying honeycomb formation in bees with the hope of one day recreating the same intricate and impressive hexagonal structures for other uses.

Master of Science in Computer Science online on dark code background

CU Boulder launches online master’s in computer science on Coursera

April 17, 2023

CU Boulder announced today the launch of its online master of science in computer science degree program. The program is hosted on Coursera, a leading online learning platform, and directed at working professionals and others who seek career advancement in areas including software and systems engineering, artificial intelligence and web development.

Paul Zeiger

Remembering Paul Zeiger

March 23, 2023

Paul Zeiger was the second chairman of the University of Colorado Computer Science Department. He liked to be in on new beginnings. His life was shaped by his insatiable curiosity, creativity, humble brilliance and unfailing kindness. He devoted his final 18 years to finding ways to live well with Parkinson's Disease, and passing on to others what he learned.