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  • Pitt Computer Science Major Sarah Dubnik will be on Jeopardy Tonight!!

    Pitt Senior Computer Science and Chemistry major Sarah Dubnik will appear on the "Jeopardy!" College Championship tonight! Sarah's Quarterfinal Match airs on WPXI at 7pm! This two-week "Jeopardy!" tournament features 15 students competing for $100,000 and a spot in the show's Tournament of Champions! Good Luck Sarah!!

    Pitt Senior Computer Science and Chemistry major Sarah Dubnik will appear on the "Jeopardy!" College Championship tonight! Sarah's Quarterfinal Match airs on WPXI at 7pm! This two-week "Jeopardy!" tournament features 15 students competing for $100,000 and a spot in the show's Tournament of Champions! Good Luck Sarah!!

  • NCWIT Student Seed Fund Awards WiCS $3,000 in Funding!

    We are proud to announce that the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has selected the University of Pittsburgh’s Women in Computer Science (WiCS) group to receive a 2016 NCWIT Student Seed Fund award sponsored by Google.org! WiCS has been awarded $3,000 to support their mission and quest to become an ACM-W Chapter. WiCS is a student organization that focuses on fostering a diversity friendly environment in the field of computer science and other technology-related fields. The NCWIT Student Seed Fund has awarded over $83,000 to more than 100 student-run programs for women in computing at non-profit, U.S. Academic Alliance member institutions nationwide. This award is given to student groups for women in computing and IT programs that increase women’s confidence, technical skills, and help reduce feelings of isolation, dispel stereotypes, and empower students to actively recruit and mentor other women! This award offers an opportunity for the student group to create an ACM-W chapter. Congratulations to WiCS!

    We are proud to announce that the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has selected the University of Pittsburgh’s Women in Computer Science (WiCS) group to receive a 2016 NCWIT Student Seed Fund award sponsored by Google.org! WiCS has been awarded $3,000 to support their mission and quest to become an ACM-W Chapter. WiCS is a student organization that focuses on fostering a diversity friendly environment in the field of computer science and other technology-related fields. The NCWIT Student Seed Fund has awarded over $83,000 to more than 100 student-run programs for women in computing at non-profit, U.S. Academic Alliance member institutions nationwide.
    This award is given to student groups for women in computing and IT programs that increase women’s confidence, technical skills, and help reduce feelings of isolation, dispel stereotypes, and empower students to actively recruit and mentor other women! This award offers an opportunity for the student group to create an ACM-W chapter. Congratulations to WiCS!

  • Congratulations Dr. Janyce Wiebe, for being honored by Association for Computational Linguistics as a Fellow

    Established in 2011, the Association for Computational Linguistics Fellows program recognizes ACL members whose contributions to the field have been most extraordinary. The Computer Science Department is pleased to announce that Dr. Janyce Wiebe has been granted Fellow status, in recognition of her seminal contributions to Subjectivity and Sentiment analysis, Discourse Processing, and Lexical Semantics. Dr. Wiebe joins the ranks of the 2011-2014 Fellows recognized as ACL's distinguished members, as listed on the ACL Wiki at: http://www.aclweb.org/aclwiki/index.php?title=ACL_Fellows

    Established in 2011, the Association for Computational Linguistics Fellows program recognizes ACL members whose contributions to the field have been most extraordinary. The Computer Science Department is pleased to announce that Dr. Janyce Wiebe has been granted Fellow status, in recognition of her seminal contributions to Subjectivity and Sentiment analysis, Discourse Processing, and Lexical Semantics. Dr. Wiebe joins the ranks of the 2011-2014 Fellows recognized as ACL's distinguished members, as listed on the ACL Wiki at:
    http://www.aclweb.org/aclwiki/index.php?title=ACL_Fellows

  • CACM 2014 Paper

    Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis' coauthored paper, entitled Big Data and Its Technical Challenges, which was published in the Communications of the ACM in July 2014, has surpassed 10,000 downloads from the ACM Digital Library as of December 2015.

    Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis' coauthored paper, entitled Big Data and Its Technical Challenges, which was published in the Communications of the ACM in July 2014, has surpassed 10,000 downloads from the ACM Digital Library as of December 2015.

  • Tutorial Chair for the 2016 ACM SIGMOD Conference

    Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis will be the Tutorials Chair for the 2016 ACM SIGMOD conference, which is one of the premier international research conferences on data management.

    Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis will be the Tutorials Chair for the 2016 ACM SIGMOD conference, which is one of the premier international research conferences on data management.

  • Pitt Computer Science Major Sarah Dubnik will be on Jeopardy Tonight!!

    Pitt Senior Computer Science and Chemistry major Sarah Dubnik will appear on the "Jeopardy!" College Championship tonight! Sarah's Quarterfinal Match airs on WPXI at 7pm! This two-week "Jeopardy!" tournament features 15 students competing for $100,000 and a spot in the show's Tournament of Champions! Good Luck Sarah!!

    Pitt Senior Computer Science and Chemistry major Sarah Dubnik will appear on the "Jeopardy!" College Championship tonight! Sarah's Quarterfinal Match airs on WPXI at 7pm! This two-week "Jeopardy!" tournament features 15 students competing for $100,000 and a spot in the show's Tournament of Champions! Good Luck Sarah!!

  • NCWIT Student Seed Fund Awards WiCS $3,000 in Funding!

    We are proud to announce that the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has selected the University of Pittsburgh’s Women in Computer Science (WiCS) group to receive a 2016 NCWIT Student Seed Fund award sponsored by Google.org! WiCS has been awarded $3,000 to support their mission and quest to become an ACM-W Chapter. WiCS is a student organization that focuses on fostering a diversity friendly environment in the field of computer science and other technology-related fields. The NCWIT Student Seed Fund has awarded over $83,000 to more than 100 student-run programs for women in computing at non-profit, U.S. Academic Alliance member institutions nationwide. This award is given to student groups for women in computing and IT programs that increase women’s confidence, technical skills, and help reduce feelings of isolation, dispel stereotypes, and empower students to actively recruit and mentor other women! This award offers an opportunity for the student group to create an ACM-W chapter. Congratulations to WiCS!

    We are proud to announce that the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has selected the University of Pittsburgh’s Women in Computer Science (WiCS) group to receive a 2016 NCWIT Student Seed Fund award sponsored by Google.org! WiCS has been awarded $3,000 to support their mission and quest to become an ACM-W Chapter. WiCS is a student organization that focuses on fostering a diversity friendly environment in the field of computer science and other technology-related fields. The NCWIT Student Seed Fund has awarded over $83,000 to more than 100 student-run programs for women in computing at non-profit, U.S. Academic Alliance member institutions nationwide.
    This award is given to student groups for women in computing and IT programs that increase women’s confidence, technical skills, and help reduce feelings of isolation, dispel stereotypes, and empower students to actively recruit and mentor other women! This award offers an opportunity for the student group to create an ACM-W chapter. Congratulations to WiCS!

  • Professors Wang, Menekse, and Litman Collaborate with Grad Students on CourseMIRROR Project

    Professors Wang, Menekse, and Litman are collaborating with grad students on an exciting new project, CourseMIRROR! CourseMIRROR improves student-instructor interactions in large-classrooms and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) via mobile interfaces and natural language processing. CourseMIRROR facilitates learning at scale by enabling students to reflect in-situ via mobile devices. It also helps instructors to capture the gist of reflections effectively via natural language processing. CourseMIRROR is free and supports major mobile platforms and PCs. Please visit http://www.coursemirror.com for more details.

    Professors Wang, Menekse, and Litman are collaborating with grad students on an exciting new project, CourseMIRROR! CourseMIRROR improves student-instructor interactions in large-classrooms and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) via mobile interfaces and natural language processing. CourseMIRROR facilitates learning at scale by enabling students to reflect in-situ via mobile devices. It also helps instructors to capture the gist of reflections effectively via natural language processing. CourseMIRROR is free and supports major mobile platforms and PCs. Please visit http://www.coursemirror.com for more details.

  • Department of Computer Science Grad School Ranked #26 Among Public Universities

    The Department of Computer Science grad school was ranked #26 among public universities! http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-science-schools/computer-science-rankings

    The Department of Computer Science grad school was ranked #26 among public universities! http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-science-schools/computer-science-rankings

  • She Innovates

    She Innovates Kick-off Party will be held on 1/30/2015 at 5pm-7pm in 5317 Sennott Square! Pitt's first all-women's hackathon!

    She Innovates Kick-off Party will be held on 1/30/2015 at 5pm-7pm in 5317 Sennott Square! Pitt's first all-women's hackathon!

  • Pitt Computer Science Major Sarah Dubnik will be on Jeopardy Tonight!!

    Pitt Senior Computer Science and Chemistry major Sarah Dubnik will appear on the "Jeopardy!" College Championship tonight! Sarah's Quarterfinal Match airs on WPXI at 7pm! This two-week "Jeopardy!" tournament features 15 students competing for $100,000 and a spot in the show's Tournament of Champions! Good Luck Sarah!!

    Pitt Senior Computer Science and Chemistry major Sarah Dubnik will appear on the "Jeopardy!" College Championship tonight! Sarah's Quarterfinal Match airs on WPXI at 7pm! This two-week "Jeopardy!" tournament features 15 students competing for $100,000 and a spot in the show's Tournament of Champions! Good Luck Sarah!!

  • NCWIT Student Seed Fund Awards WiCS $3,000 in Funding!

    We are proud to announce that the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has selected the University of Pittsburgh’s Women in Computer Science (WiCS) group to receive a 2016 NCWIT Student Seed Fund award sponsored by Google.org! WiCS has been awarded $3,000 to support their mission and quest to become an ACM-W Chapter. WiCS is a student organization that focuses on fostering a diversity friendly environment in the field of computer science and other technology-related fields. The NCWIT Student Seed Fund has awarded over $83,000 to more than 100 student-run programs for women in computing at non-profit, U.S. Academic Alliance member institutions nationwide. This award is given to student groups for women in computing and IT programs that increase women’s confidence, technical skills, and help reduce feelings of isolation, dispel stereotypes, and empower students to actively recruit and mentor other women! This award offers an opportunity for the student group to create an ACM-W chapter. Congratulations to WiCS!

    We are proud to announce that the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has selected the University of Pittsburgh’s Women in Computer Science (WiCS) group to receive a 2016 NCWIT Student Seed Fund award sponsored by Google.org! WiCS has been awarded $3,000 to support their mission and quest to become an ACM-W Chapter. WiCS is a student organization that focuses on fostering a diversity friendly environment in the field of computer science and other technology-related fields. The NCWIT Student Seed Fund has awarded over $83,000 to more than 100 student-run programs for women in computing at non-profit, U.S. Academic Alliance member institutions nationwide.
    This award is given to student groups for women in computing and IT programs that increase women’s confidence, technical skills, and help reduce feelings of isolation, dispel stereotypes, and empower students to actively recruit and mentor other women! This award offers an opportunity for the student group to create an ACM-W chapter. Congratulations to WiCS!

  • Congratulations Dr. Janyce Wiebe, for being honored by Association for Computational Linguistics as a Fellow

    Established in 2011, the Association for Computational Linguistics Fellows program recognizes ACL members whose contributions to the field have been most extraordinary. The Computer Science Department is pleased to announce that Dr. Janyce Wiebe has been granted Fellow status, in recognition of her seminal contributions to Subjectivity and Sentiment analysis, Discourse Processing, and Lexical Semantics. Dr. Wiebe joins the ranks of the 2011-2014 Fellows recognized as ACL's distinguished members, as listed on the ACL Wiki at: http://www.aclweb.org/aclwiki/index.php?title=ACL_Fellows

    Established in 2011, the Association for Computational Linguistics Fellows program recognizes ACL members whose contributions to the field have been most extraordinary. The Computer Science Department is pleased to announce that Dr. Janyce Wiebe has been granted Fellow status, in recognition of her seminal contributions to Subjectivity and Sentiment analysis, Discourse Processing, and Lexical Semantics. Dr. Wiebe joins the ranks of the 2011-2014 Fellows recognized as ACL's distinguished members, as listed on the ACL Wiki at:
    http://www.aclweb.org/aclwiki/index.php?title=ACL_Fellows

  • CACM 2014 Paper

    Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis' coauthored paper, entitled Big Data and Its Technical Challenges, which was published in the Communications of the ACM in July 2014, has surpassed 10,000 downloads from the ACM Digital Library as of December 2015.

    Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis' coauthored paper, entitled Big Data and Its Technical Challenges, which was published in the Communications of the ACM in July 2014, has surpassed 10,000 downloads from the ACM Digital Library as of December 2015.

  • Tutorial Chair for the 2016 ACM SIGMOD Conference

    Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis will be the Tutorials Chair for the 2016 ACM SIGMOD conference, which is one of the premier international research conferences on data management.

    Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis will be the Tutorials Chair for the 2016 ACM SIGMOD conference, which is one of the premier international research conferences on data management.

  • Pitt Computer Science Major Sarah Dubnik will be on Jeopardy Tonight!!

    Pitt Senior Computer Science and Chemistry major Sarah Dubnik will appear on the "Jeopardy!" College Championship tonight! Sarah's Quarterfinal Match airs on WPXI at 7pm! This two-week "Jeopardy!" tournament features 15 students competing for $100,000 and a spot in the show's Tournament of Champions! Good Luck Sarah!!

    Pitt Senior Computer Science and Chemistry major Sarah Dubnik will appear on the "Jeopardy!" College Championship tonight! Sarah's Quarterfinal Match airs on WPXI at 7pm! This two-week "Jeopardy!" tournament features 15 students competing for $100,000 and a spot in the show's Tournament of Champions! Good Luck Sarah!!

  • NCWIT Student Seed Fund Awards WiCS $3,000 in Funding!

    We are proud to announce that the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has selected the University of Pittsburgh’s Women in Computer Science (WiCS) group to receive a 2016 NCWIT Student Seed Fund award sponsored by Google.org! WiCS has been awarded $3,000 to support their mission and quest to become an ACM-W Chapter. WiCS is a student organization that focuses on fostering a diversity friendly environment in the field of computer science and other technology-related fields. The NCWIT Student Seed Fund has awarded over $83,000 to more than 100 student-run programs for women in computing at non-profit, U.S. Academic Alliance member institutions nationwide. This award is given to student groups for women in computing and IT programs that increase women’s confidence, technical skills, and help reduce feelings of isolation, dispel stereotypes, and empower students to actively recruit and mentor other women! This award offers an opportunity for the student group to create an ACM-W chapter. Congratulations to WiCS!

    We are proud to announce that the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has selected the University of Pittsburgh’s Women in Computer Science (WiCS) group to receive a 2016 NCWIT Student Seed Fund award sponsored by Google.org! WiCS has been awarded $3,000 to support their mission and quest to become an ACM-W Chapter. WiCS is a student organization that focuses on fostering a diversity friendly environment in the field of computer science and other technology-related fields. The NCWIT Student Seed Fund has awarded over $83,000 to more than 100 student-run programs for women in computing at non-profit, U.S. Academic Alliance member institutions nationwide.
    This award is given to student groups for women in computing and IT programs that increase women’s confidence, technical skills, and help reduce feelings of isolation, dispel stereotypes, and empower students to actively recruit and mentor other women! This award offers an opportunity for the student group to create an ACM-W chapter. Congratulations to WiCS!

  • CS Day 2016! Save the Date! March 18th, 2016!

    The 16th annual Computer Science Day will be held on March 18th, 2016! Mark your calendars and save the date! Learn more about CS Day at http://cs.pitt.edu/events/CSDay

    The 16th annual Computer Science Day will be held on March 18th, 2016! Mark your calendars and save the date! Learn more about CS Day at http://cs.pitt.edu/events/CSDay

  • CS Student Elliot Spencer Brings Homestead and West Homestead Into 21st Century

    Check out Pitt Computer Science student Elliot Spencer Bingol's work on bringing Homestead and West Homestead into the 21st century with digital government! Find the news article here.

    Check out Pitt Computer Science student Elliot Spencer Bingol's work on bringing Homestead and West Homestead into the 21st century with digital government! Find the news article here.

  • CS Day 2015 Coming Up on March 27, 2015

    CS DAY 2015 is right around the corner! March 27, 2015 is the 15th Annual Computer Science Day! Find out all the details at our CS Day Homepage.

    CS DAY 2015 is right around the corner! March 27, 2015 is the 15th Annual Computer Science Day! Find out all the details at our CS Day Homepage.

  • Pitt Computer Science Major Sarah Dubnik will be on Jeopardy Tonight!!

    Pitt Senior Computer Science and Chemistry major Sarah Dubnik will appear on the "Jeopardy!" College Championship tonight! Sarah's Quarterfinal Match airs on WPXI at 7pm! This two-week "Jeopardy!" tournament features 15 students competing for $100,000 and a spot in the show's Tournament of Champions! Good Luck Sarah!!

    Pitt Senior Computer Science and Chemistry major Sarah Dubnik will appear on the "Jeopardy!" College Championship tonight! Sarah's Quarterfinal Match airs on WPXI at 7pm! This two-week "Jeopardy!" tournament features 15 students competing for $100,000 and a spot in the show's Tournament of Champions! Good Luck Sarah!!

  • NCWIT Student Seed Fund Awards WiCS $3,000 in Funding!

    We are proud to announce that the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has selected the University of Pittsburgh’s Women in Computer Science (WiCS) group to receive a 2016 NCWIT Student Seed Fund award sponsored by Google.org! WiCS has been awarded $3,000 to support their mission and quest to become an ACM-W Chapter. WiCS is a student organization that focuses on fostering a diversity friendly environment in the field of computer science and other technology-related fields. The NCWIT Student Seed Fund has awarded over $83,000 to more than 100 student-run programs for women in computing at non-profit, U.S. Academic Alliance member institutions nationwide. This award is given to student groups for women in computing and IT programs that increase women’s confidence, technical skills, and help reduce feelings of isolation, dispel stereotypes, and empower students to actively recruit and mentor other women! This award offers an opportunity for the student group to create an ACM-W chapter. Congratulations to WiCS!

    We are proud to announce that the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has selected the University of Pittsburgh’s Women in Computer Science (WiCS) group to receive a 2016 NCWIT Student Seed Fund award sponsored by Google.org! WiCS has been awarded $3,000 to support their mission and quest to become an ACM-W Chapter. WiCS is a student organization that focuses on fostering a diversity friendly environment in the field of computer science and other technology-related fields. The NCWIT Student Seed Fund has awarded over $83,000 to more than 100 student-run programs for women in computing at non-profit, U.S. Academic Alliance member institutions nationwide.
    This award is given to student groups for women in computing and IT programs that increase women’s confidence, technical skills, and help reduce feelings of isolation, dispel stereotypes, and empower students to actively recruit and mentor other women! This award offers an opportunity for the student group to create an ACM-W chapter. Congratulations to WiCS!

  • Congratulations Dr. Janyce Wiebe, for being honored by Association for Computational Linguistics as a Fellow

    Established in 2011, the Association for Computational Linguistics Fellows program recognizes ACL members whose contributions to the field have been most extraordinary. The Computer Science Department is pleased to announce that Dr. Janyce Wiebe has been granted Fellow status, in recognition of her seminal contributions to Subjectivity and Sentiment analysis, Discourse Processing, and Lexical Semantics. Dr. Wiebe joins the ranks of the 2011-2014 Fellows recognized as ACL's distinguished members, as listed on the ACL Wiki at: http://www.aclweb.org/aclwiki/index.php?title=ACL_Fellows

    Established in 2011, the Association for Computational Linguistics Fellows program recognizes ACL members whose contributions to the field have been most extraordinary. The Computer Science Department is pleased to announce that Dr. Janyce Wiebe has been granted Fellow status, in recognition of her seminal contributions to Subjectivity and Sentiment analysis, Discourse Processing, and Lexical Semantics. Dr. Wiebe joins the ranks of the 2011-2014 Fellows recognized as ACL's distinguished members, as listed on the ACL Wiki at:
    http://www.aclweb.org/aclwiki/index.php?title=ACL_Fellows

  • CACM 2014 Paper

    Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis' coauthored paper, entitled Big Data and Its Technical Challenges, which was published in the Communications of the ACM in July 2014, has surpassed 10,000 downloads from the ACM Digital Library as of December 2015.

    Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis' coauthored paper, entitled Big Data and Its Technical Challenges, which was published in the Communications of the ACM in July 2014, has surpassed 10,000 downloads from the ACM Digital Library as of December 2015.

  • Congratulations to Mackenzie Ball and Adam Hobaugh on receiving the 2015 Chair's Award for Staff Excellence!

    Mackenzie Ball and Adam Hobaugh were awarded the 2015 Chair's Award for Staff Excellence in Service to the Department of Computer Science! This is presented to staff members whose performance not only exceeds the standard and expectations of their position, but who also make a significant impact on the Department through their commitment and performance! Congrats to Adam and Mackenzie!

    Mackenzie Ball and Adam Hobaugh were awarded the 2015 Chair's Award for Staff Excellence in Service to the Department of Computer Science! This is presented to staff members whose performance not only exceeds the standard and expectations of their position, but who also make a significant impact on the Department through their commitment and performance! Congrats to Adam and Mackenzie!

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