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Department of Computer Science
Stepping into the world of research helped one student choose a career, make new friends, and get a head start on the future.
Professor Fatma Nasoz earns 2018 Faculty/Staff Community Outreach Award for program providing computer coding opportunities to underserved female students.
Awards recognize those on campus who demonstrate a commitment to community partnership
8-bit Esports member Yzzi Ocampo on the challenges female gamers face and the community she found on UNLV's campus.
The computer science major on taking a nonconventional career path and coaching UNLV's Overwatch team to esports success.
Faculty/staff donations to the annual holiday card tree fund have been providing scholarships for 50 years.
New cybersecurity minor paving the way for a new bachelor's in the field — making UNLV one of just a few universities in the nation to offer such a program.
Tomas C. Walker, the 2017 Nursing Alumnus of the Year, working to develop an artificial pancreas to help patients with diabetes.
Jason Smylie, the Honors College Alumnus of the Year, invests in Capriotti's and ends up owning the company.
Team Wingin’ It, a group led by UNLV students, hatched a plan to help Las Vegas become more energy efficient and plucked the $10K grand prize during the Consumer Electronics Show.
A compilation of media coverage profiling just a few of the many people of UNLV who made news in 2016.
From a home for homeless students to inspiring the next generation of health crusaders — these worthy causes will warm your heart during the holidays.
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Engineering professor Andreas Stefik will be honored for furthering computer science education during a Jan. 26 ceremony in the nation's capital.
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Computer Science In The News
In the early 1980s, Sheryl Burgstahler met a 6-year-old boy named Randy who had a congenital condition called Arthrogryposis, which caused the paralysis of both his arms and legs. He wanted to move from a special education first grade class to a general education class but wasn’t allowed to because he was unable to write.
The 2017 TechConnect event, the largest recruiting engagement for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ Howard Hughes College of Engineering, may have filled the gap for employers seeking entry- and graduate-level workers in science technology engineering and math fields in Southern Nevada.
With Amazon Alexa, developers are creating novel and delightful voice experiences for customers. University students are rethinking the way we live. Meet Adam Betemedhin, an Electrical Engineering major, and Kevin Duong-Tran, a Computer Science major, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Adam and Kevin, along with roughly 20 other students from multi-disciplinary backgrounds at UNLV, are participating in the 2017 Solar Decathlon, a competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy that will culminate in October of this year.
Seeking to help Nevada compete in a world increasingly ruled by statistics and strings of code, UNLV is proposing an interdisciplinary institute to broaden its big-data program and forge partnerships with local industries. Such an institute could aid regional economic development by becoming the go-to resource for data analytics, according to the proposal the university prepared for a state advisory board.
Nevada college students have a chance to work with Faraday Future this summer, well before the burgeoning electric car company opens a $1 billion, 3-million-square-foot factory in North Las Vegas.
Computer Science Experts
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