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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.

Friday, March 20, 2015

CS alumnus named CACS/AIC Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher for 2014

Ahmed E. Hassan, an alumnus of the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, has been named CACS/AIC Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher for 2014.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

In the News: [CBC News] Sequencing fraud on 9 CIBC Visa cards like 'Groundhog Day' for Ottawa man

Urs Hengartner, an associate professor in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, was quoted in a CBC News Go Public investigation regarding sequencing fraud and credit card security.