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    A symposium entitled "Textualities in the Digital Age" was held Saturday, April 14th, 2012 in room 101 of the Knight Library. The symposium addressed a wide range of questions regarding the impacts of digital technology upon our notions of text, from writing to reading. Speakers included Dr. Richard Furuta, an early graduate of our Masters program who spearheaded development of the Cervantes... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • A robotic bug on top of computer chips

    Representatives from Raytheon's Security Innovation division visited the CIS department on February 23 and 24, and hosted a "capture the flag" (CtF) hacker challenge event for students interested in learning more about practical computer security skills. The challenge was a great success with 8 teams competing and some excellent scores put up by our students. Our visitors were suitably... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Top Secret Rosies poster

    In 1942, when computers were human and women were underestimated, a group of female mathematicians helped win a war and usher in the computer age.

    Screening of "Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of WWII" and a discussion with filmmaker LeAnn Erickson was held March 2, 2012 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in 150 Columbia Hall, University of Oregon.

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    Updated: Aug 14, 2017
  • WICS logo

    The Women in Computer Science (WICS) group is launching Project HATCH 2012, a 15-week effort to introduce computer science concepts to Elementary, Middle, and High School students from local schools. WICS is partnering with Willamalane Parks &... Read more

    Updated: Jul 17, 2017
  • Hannah Pruse portrait

    Outstanding undergraduate Hannah Pruse is one of four students selected by the University of Oregon as nominees for the nationally prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was created in 1986 to encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in mathematics, natural sciences, or engineering and to foster excellence in... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Grace Hopper in front of a tape computer

    Students from the Computer and Information Science Department attended the annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, this year from November 9-12 in Portland, OR. The Grace Hopper Celebration is a combination technical research conference, career fair, and forum for discussion of women in computing. It is the largest... Read more

    Updated: Jul 5, 2017
  • A chart about mapping the brain

    Eugene and clouds — they go together like Ducks and touchdowns. It is perhaps fitting, then, that computer and information science professor Allen Malony is leading a team that will install a UO cloud computing system in late spring 2012.

    The project will be funded by a $1.97 million National Science Foundation grant awarded under the American Recovery and... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Nikhil Tripathi portrait

    Second year Masters student Nikhil Tripathi was awarded the 'Most Inspirational Intern' award at Corbis, where he recently completed his summer internship. Corbis, founded by Bill Gates, is described in its own words as "a creative resource for advertising, marketing and media professionals, providing a comprehensive selection of photography, illustration, footage, typefaces and rights... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Kathleen Freeman portrait

    Dr. Kathleen Freeman Hennessy will join the instructional staff of the Computer and Information Science Department as an instructor and the Director of Undergraduate Studies starting in the fall term of the 2011-2012 academic year.

    Kathy received a B.S. degree in Mathematics with Honors from Bucknell University in 1982 and her Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1993 from the University of... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Students working on a computer for the programming content.

    UO CIS and UO Information Services hosted the ACM Pacific Region Programming Contest at the University of Oregon in Eugene on November 5, 2011. UO was one of six sites where teams from the region compete to solve as many programming problems as they can during the five hour contest.

    UO teams compete in the Northwest Regionals against teams from Alaska, Hawaii, British Columbia,... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017