CS Writing Internships (Fall 2020)

Two Writing Internships at the Department of Computer Science The Department of Computer Science in the School of Computing and Information seeks to fill two paid writing internships for the Fall 2020 term. The interns would be an integral part of the department's publicity team as we embark on a website redesign and social media revamp project. We are looking...

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Course Status Dashboard and CRC

When our campus switches to the Guarded Risk operational posture, in-person instruction will be an option and administered under the Flex@Pitt model. As was the case for the Spring and Summer terms, the course status dashboard provides a central location for students to find important information about their SCI courses directly updated by the instructors (e.g., whether the course will...

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Caela Go, undergraduate CS student, gets top prizes at SCI Film Festival

Caela Go, an undergraduate student in Computer Science, won two top prizes in the SCI Film Festival with her short film "Homebound". Caela was the First place winner (as judged by the selection committee) and also received the People's Choice Award! Homebound from PittComputing&Information on Vimeo. Here are some comments about Caela's video: “Caela Go’s “Homebound” message was one of...

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Got Toilet Paper? There’s a Website for That

Launched in mid-April, https://got-toilet-paper.org is a mobile-friendly website to help Pittsburgh-area residents figure out which times are best for visiting a store and what items are in-stock/out-of-stock. The site has received up to 750 page views a day with an average of 179 views per day. In addition to store crowding levels, the site reports on user-contributed availability data for...

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