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Archive project links history and computer science

Luke Kortepeter ’15 continues an archiving project that helped shape his academic career.

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Hack to the Future: Rochester’s First 24-hour Hackathon

Computer programming is often a solitary endeavor. But humans are inherently social creatures. So how do you engage a group of programmers in a way that’s fun and productive? Answer: RocHack.

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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Brad Orego

Name: Brad Orego Occupation: User Experience Designer Education (UR and additional): BS (Computer Science), BA (Psychology), University of Rochester, 2010; T5 2011 Current city/state of residence: Madison, WI Community activitiesMUFA (ultimate frisbee), Kanopy Dance Company, MCVD (dance), Madison Curling Club, UXMad, 3-Day Startup, Startup Weekend, 100state Why did you choose to attend the University of […]

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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Kyle Murray

Name: Kyle Murray Degree: B.S. Computer Science ’12 (Pursuing Ph.D. in computer science at MIT) Occupation: Graduate student Residence: Cambridge, MA Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? Once it was on my shortlist, the particular fact that sealed the deal was that Professor Michael L. Scott’s research on concurrent linked queues made […]

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Summer Plans Series: Ansley ’14 Grows by Leaps and Bounds

By Rei Ramos ’15 University Communications Working as a summer intern is not always all fun and games. However, according to Emily Ansley ’14, employment at LeapFrog Enterprises comes with quite a few perks. A developer and manufacturer of technology-based learning products for children, the company incorporates innovations in software to create educational toys for […]

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Rochester Students Compete in Engineering Competition

Two groups of Rochester students were among the 30 design teams from 18 institutions that showed off creations at the Intel Cornell Cup in May

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Computer Science Undergrads Embark on Weekend of “Extreme Programming”

Team “Hacklemore” recently took 7th place at the CS Games at the Université Laval in Quebec City

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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Kiana Ross

Name: Kiana Ross Age: 32 Occupation: Mathematician Education: B.S. in Computer Science, University of Rochester, 2001; M.S. in Mathematics, University of Washington; PhD in Mathematics, University of Washington Location: Los Angeles, CA When and how did you choose your major? I decided to major in computer science after taking my first programming class. I loved […]

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Spotlight on Engineering and Social Sciences Alumni: Brad Orego

Name: Brad Orego Occupation: User Experience Designer Education (UR and additional): B.S. in Computer Science, B.A. in Psychology, University of Rochester, 2010; T5 2011 Current city/state of residence: Madison, WI Community activities: MUFA (ultimate frisbee), Madison Contemporary Vision (dance), organizer of UXMad, Madtown JavaScript, Madison Web Developers, Madison Homebrewers & Tasters Guild, and Capital Entrepreneurs […]

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Computer Science And … Halloween?

Since it’s Halloween, students stab pumpkins with homemade spears for computer science class

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