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VTCS news imageProgramming Team advances to World Finals in Morocco - 02 December 2014

The CS@VT programming team has advanced to the 2015 ACM-ICPC World Finals to be held May 16 - May 21 in Marrakech, Morocco.

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VTCS news imageCS@VT celebrates Spring 2014 Commencement - 24 June 2014

On Saturday, May 17, the Virginia Tech College of Engineering conferred degrees on the class of 2014, including approximately 115 Computer Science undergraduate students.  Graduate degrees were conferred at the Graduate Commencement on Friday, May 16.

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VTCS news imageCS@VT Celebrates Faculty, Staff, and Student Achievements at Spring Banquet - 30 May 2014

On Friday, April 25, a Spring Awards Banquet was held to recognize faculty, staff, and student achievements from the 2013/2014 academic year. 

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VTCS news imageCongratulations to Chris North on his COE Dean's Award for Research Excellence - 09 May 2014

Dr. Chris North was awarded the COE Dean's Award for Research Excellence.

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VTCS news imageCongratulations to Wenjing Lou on becoming a COE Faculty Fellow - 09 May 2014

Dr. Wenjing Lou became a COE Faculty Fellow at the College awards ceremony.

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VTCS news imageCS grads Michael Stewart, Nathan Self, Siroberto Scerbo and Chris Frisina featured in the Roanoke Times - 09 May 2014

Congratulations to Michael, Nathan, Siroberto and Chris on the Roanoke Times article which mentions their Radious startup company.

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VTCS news imageVTHacks event attracts students from far and wide - 07 May 2014

Over 400 participants brought their energy and enthusiasm to Cassell Coliseum for the first large hackathon held at Virginia Tech.

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VTCS news imageSpring 2014 Cool Topics - 06 May 2014

On April 24, 2014, students in the sophomore seminar class presented "cool topics" to CS student ambassadors, advisors, faculty, and each other. 

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VTCS news imageVTURCS Undergraduate Research and Capstone Symposium - 29 April 2014

On Thursday, April 24, the Computer Science Department held its 12th VTURCS Spring Symposium.

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VTCS news imageCS Students win 2014 Student Business Concept Challenge - 24 April 2014

Congratulations to CS students Joe Acanfora and Jeff Morris, and teammate AIS student Paul Feagan on your win at the CRC Student Business Concept Challenge competition last week.

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VTCS news imageCory Bart awarded NSF Graduate Fellowship - 11 April 2014

Congratulations Cory, on your award of a NSF Graduate Fellowship! This is a great honor for you and for the department. Great job!

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VTCS news imageAlumna Dr. Mary Miller named Business Woman of the Year - 10 April 2014

Dr. Miller was just named Business Woman of the Year by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce.

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VTCS news imageVT helps host National Center for IT event honoring high school girls - 07 April 2014

The Virginia/Washington, D.C., affiliate of the National Center for Women in Information Technology held its 3rd annual Award for Aspirations in Computing ceremony during the recent Capital Area Professional Women in Computing Conference.

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VTCS news imageSpring 2014 Research Awards - 01 April 2014

Congratulations to CS Faculty who were awarded research funding in the spring of 2014.

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VTCS news imageCongratulations to Chris Barrett for being named Executive Director of VBI - 31 March 2014

Chris Barrett was recently named Executive Director of VBI.

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VTCS news imageVT Creative Computing alumna, Kunmi Otitoju, named one of the 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs - 24 March 2014

Kunmi Otitoju, (MS in CS from VT in 2007), was recently named one of this year's Forbes '30 Most Promising African Entrepreneurs' List. She built on her foundation in computer science (CS, Howard University, cum laude) and design to eventually found Minku Design in Barcelona.

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VTCS news imageCongratulations Jackie Falatko on being featured in the Collegiate Times - 20 March 2014

Congratulations Jackie on being featured in the article about women in computing in the Collegiate Times.

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VTCS news imageCongratulations Zalia Shams for winning the 2014 SIGCSE Competition - 20 March 2014

Congratulations Zalia (and advisor Steve Edwards) on your success at the SIGCSE Student Research Competition in early March.

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VTCS news imageCS major Brandon Amos will represent VT at the ACC Meeting of the Minds in April 2014 - 06 March 2014

Congratulations to Brandon Amos and faculty mentor Layne Watson.

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VTCS news imageIDT Enhances Recruiting Effort with New Robot - 27 February 2014

On Monday, February 17, 2014, two representatives from Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT) travelled to Blacksburg, Virginia to recruit prospective employees at the Virginia Tech career fair. But on this trip, they were not alone. Students who visited IDT’s booth were greeted by a new recruiter of sorts: R2D1, IDT’s new robot.

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VTCS news imageSpring 2014 CSRC Career Fair - 17 February 2014

On Monday, February 17, the Computer Science Resources Consortium had its spring luncheon and Career Fair.

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VTCS news imageCongratulations to Steve Edwards - Webcat reaches a milestone - 05 February 2014

Web-CAT service passes 1 millionth student program assignment milestone.

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VTCS news imageCongratulations to CS Affiliated Professor Mark Gardner - 05 February 2014

Dr. Mark Gardner was featured on VT News Today for his NSF Ignite project.

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VTCS news imageT.M. Murali acknowledged as an ACM Distinguished Scientist - 05 February 2014

T.M. Murali has been acknowledged as an ACM Distinguished Scientist!  

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VTCS news imageCongratulations Ji-Sum Kim who placed 2nd in the ACM GHC Grad Student Research Compeition - 05 February 2014

Congratulations to Ji-Sum Kim, recent PhD graduate who placed 2nd in the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Grace Hopper Celebration Grad Student Research Compeition.

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