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Jane Hayes: Computing—Where the Jobs are

On Saturday, July 12, volunteers from the University of Kentucky’s Department of Computer Science worked with 24 children—residents of Powell and surrounding counties— to undertake the Hour of Code.

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AAAI Recognizes Goldsmith with Senior Member Status

Computer science professor Judy Goldsmith was recently recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) as a Senior Member. She joined 24 other honorees in the 2014 class.

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Two Wasilkowski Papers Make “Top 25 Hottest Articles” List for 2013

Two of computer science professor Grzegorz "Greg" Wasilkowski’s articles were on the year-end list of “Top 25 Hottest Articles” in the Journal of Complexity— the leading journal devoted to complexity and efficient algorithms for continuous problems—for 2013.

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CS sophomore Yvonne Johnson invited to Fulbright Summer Institutes in the United Kingdom

Read more here: http://uknow.uky.edu/content/three-uk-students-invited-fulbright-summer-institutes-uk

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Computer Science Student Wins Google Lime Scholarship

UK Computer Science Ph.D. candidate, Hamid Hamraz, was recently announced as a recipient of a $10,000 Google Lime Scholarship.

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CS Alumna Beth Weeks Inducted to College of Engineering Hall of Distinction

On April 25, 2014, the department sponsored a Meet and Greet with Ms. Beth Weeks, who is one of this year’s inductees to the College of Engineering Hall of Distinction.

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Computer Science Student Wins Goldwater Scholarship

The University of Kentucky Office of External Scholarships announces Samuel Saarinen, of Shelbyville, Ky., has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship worth up to $7,500 per year.

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CS Students win at Idea State U Competition

Three computer science seniors Josiah Hanna, Charlie Effinger and Craig Schmidt, recently competed in the Cabinet for Economic Development’s Idea State U competition, taking third place in the undergraduate business plan category. They also placed as the top undergraduate team in the UK Venture Challenge.

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Wasilkowski receives 2014 Lutes Award

Dr. Grzegorz (Greg) Wasilkowski was awarded the Lutes Award for Excellence in Engineering Education at the recent College of Engineering Awards Banquet.

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At school and at home, father and son are together

Haden Pike, a computer science junior, lives in Lexington, and his father commutes 45 minutes every day from Garrard County to take him to class.

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The Internet has problems; that isn’t news to most users. Slow loading speeds due to heavy traffic, hit-and-miss responsiveness to mobile devices and the ever-present fear of a major security breach are just a few of the glitches that range from annoying to dangerous and make the Internet an ongoing work in progress.. read more

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