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Ethics in computing course offered to the world

Oct. 10, 2023

Without people in the room who understand the limitations of automated solutions to ethical issues the potential for downstream harm escalates, says Bobby Schnabel, a CU Boulder professor of computer science and champion for access to computing. In response, CU Boulder’s Department of Computer Science is offering new online courses through Coursera that focus on ethics in computing.

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MOSAIKS: United Nations recognizes machine learning advance

Oct. 6, 2023

Esther Rolf and her research team were awarded a Digital GameChangers Award for a tool called MOSAIKS that promises to greatly increase who can access and analyze satellite data.

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Computer Science in top 20 Best Undergraduate Computer Science programs

Sept. 25, 2023

U.S. News & World Report ranked our Department of Computer Science at number 16 in the Best Undergraduate Computer Science rankings, when compared to public institution peers.

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Interview with a hacker: assistant professor Yueqi Chen

Sept. 19, 2023

Assistant professor in computer science Yueqi Chen says hacking can be ethical and is necessary in order to protect people. Learn more about his philosophy, journey and tips for starting on your own ethical hacking.

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Celebrating our Hispanic and Latino community members

Sept. 19, 2023

Each year, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, we observe National Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month by celebrating the cultures, contributions and honoring the histories of Hispanic and Latino Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

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How Fires, Floods and Hurricanes Create Deadly Pockets of Information Isolation

Sept. 12, 2023

Leysia Palen, distinguished professor in the Department of Computer Science and founding chair of the Department of Information Science, gives insight into disaster communications for Scientific American.

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Celebrating Mike Eisenberg

Sept. 8, 2023

The Computer Science department celebrated the legacy of creative genius and play that professor Mike Eisenberg gave to the world through making paper crafts, having good conversations and unveiling a creative ball machine built in his honor and made possible by generous donations.

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3D printing with coffee: Turning used grounds into caffeinated creations

Sept. 8, 2023

Coffee can do a lot of things: Wake you up, warm you up and lessen that existential dread. According to a new study, it could also help reduce the waste from 3D printing.

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CS student also international frisbee dog competitor

Sept. 7, 2023

Alexander "AJ" Juenemann (CS'25) and his canine companions, Trip and twice-rescued Woah Nelly, balance a life of freestyle disc dog competitions across the country with intensive cybersecurity education. Juenemann says the dogs help him keep motivated and his friends, family and sponsor help make it all possible.

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UCCS leads CU-wide virtual center to forge next-generation Cyber Rangers

Sept. 5, 2023

Professor of Computer Science at CU Boulder Dirk Grunwald and Assistant Professor of Computer Science at CU Boulder Yueqi Cheng are both joining a team spanning the University of Colorado's Colorado Springs, Boulder and Denver campuses to create a virtual center for training ROTC cadets into cyber rangers for next-generation cyber operations.