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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Waterloo computer science students top-ranking North American team in international programming competition

Waterloo ICPC regional champions on stage with prize

A trio of computer science students from the University of Waterloo were among the top programmers from 128 universities across six continents invited to battle it out in Rapid City, South Dakota on May 24, 2017 at the 41st Annual ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals.

Monday, September 14, 2015

First year Computer Science student Joyce (Anqi) Yang awarded HeForShe scholarship

Joyce (Anqi) Yang

First year Computer Science student Joyce Yang has been awarded a $12,000 HeForShe scholarship. Yang is among five other students entering STEM disciplines this September.

Monday, August 24, 2015

David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science names Jo Atlee as First Director of Women in Computer Science

Jo Atlee

David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science professor Joanne Atlee has been appointed as the first director of Women in Computer Science. A long time advocate of supporting women in computer science, Atlee explains that she is happy to take on the role and continue pushing for women to feel comfortable and confident in the field.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Watchpop wins Pebble Timeline Challenge

Michael Terry and Adam Fourney with Pebble smartwatches on wrists
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

PhD candidates granted prestigious Microsoft PhD Fellowship

Xu Chu

PhD candidates Xu Chu (Ihab Ilyas, Database Research) and Laura Inozemtseva (Reid Holmes, Software Architecture), have been invited to join the prestigious Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship Program