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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.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Inozemtseva awarded Murray Martin Prize

Laura Inozemtseva

PhD candidate Laura Inozemtseva (supervised by Reid Holmes in the Software Architecture lab) has been awarded the 2015 Murray Martin Prize based on her recent paper Coverage is Not Strongly Correlated with Test Suite Effectiveness, which was

Monday, January 5, 2015

CS alumnus, founder of Lightbot appears on Forbes 30 under 30 list

Danny Yaroslavski, a graduate from the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science (2014) was named to the Forbes "30 under 30: Education" list, for his work in founding the company LightbotLightbot teaches children ages four and up how to code though gaming. 

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Waterloo Black Wins ACM Regional Programming Contest at Windsor, Ontario

The Waterloo Black team finished 1st at the East Central North America Association for Computing Machinery Regional Programming Contest in Windsor, Ontario this past weekend. The Waterloo Red and Gold teams, which comprised of only first and second year students, placed impressively 7th and 8th place respectively.