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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 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 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 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 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 imageCarlo Del Mundo advances in the ACM Student Research Competition - 04 February 2014

Congratulations to Carlo Del Mundo and his faculty advisor Wu Feng, on the selection of Carlo as one of 6 finalists in the ACM Student Research Competition at Supercomputing 2013 last week.

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VTCS news imageAlumnus Raj Suri wins Dorito’s Crash the Super Bowl Contest - 02 February 2014

Alumnus Raj Suri and his team made a Doritos commercial that aired during the Super Bowl.

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VTCS news imageACM Programming Team advances to ICPC World Finals - 06 December 2013

On Nov 2, the ACM Programming Team participated in the 2013 Regional Qualifier for the ACM Intercollegiate Programming Competition (ICPC) along with 192 teams from universities and colleges across the Midatlantic region. Virginia Tech's top team placed 2nd.  On December 6, 2013, they were selected for a wildcard slot to participate in the 38th ICPC World Finals to be held in Ekaterinburg, Russia in June 2014.

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VTCS news imageNew student group focused on hackathons - 25 November 2013

Over 100 VT students have been involved this semester in these fun and challenging events.

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VTCS news imageSophomores present "cool topics" as part of the sophomore seminar - 20 November 2013

On November 19, 2013, students in the sophomore seminar class presented "cool topics" to CS student ambassadors, advisors, faculty, and each other.  As part of the sophomore seminar, students are assigned to a group which will decide on a "cool topic" to present towards the later part of the semester. 

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VTCS news imageFall 2013 CSRC Career Fair - 15 November 2013

On Monday, September 16, the Computer Science Resources Consortium had its fall luncheon and Career Fair. This fall's career fair, held in the Commonwealth Ballroom of the Squires Student Center, was the largest since the dot.com boom, with 84 companies attending.

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VTCS news imageWu Feng leads effort to support sequencing in the cloud - 01 November 2013

New software tools could lead to medical advancements.

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VTCS news imageWeb-CAT reaches impressive milestone - 28 October 2013

Web-CAT a community-driven web site

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VTCS news imageAlex Endert wins first annual IEEE VGTC Best Doctoral Dissertation Award - 24 October 2013

 Endert also won the 2012 Best Dissertation Award in the Department of Computer Science.

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VTCS news imageGrand prize winners of Yelp Dataset Challenge - 22 October 2013

Congratulations to current CS@VT grad student Ji Wang, CS@VT PhD graduate Sheng Guo, and U of Toronto grad student Jian Zhao!

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VTCS news imageSee May 18 commencement through the eyes of Google Glass - 03 June 2013

Recent CS graduate Tam Ayers tried out Google Glass at the College of Engineering's May 18 ceremonies.

 

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VTCS news imageCS@VT Celebrates Spring 2013 Commencement - 31 May 2013

On Saturday, May 18, the Virginia Tech College of Engineering conferred degrees on the class of 2013, including approximately 95 Computer Science undergraduate students.  Graduate degrees were conferred at the Graduate Commencement on Friday, May 17.

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VTCS news imageCS@VT Celebrates Faculty, Staff, and Student Achievements at Spring Banquet - 30 April 2013

On Friday, April 26, a Spring Awards Banquet was held to recognize faculty, staff, and student achievements from the 2012/2013 academic year.

 

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