Department of Computer Science News
The Department of Computer Science is nationally and internationally recognized for research in both theoretical and experimental computer science, especially in such areas as real-time algorithms, information retrieval, document analysis, parallel computing, language design, software engineering, computer science education, graphics, computational geometry, networking, information customization, cybermedia, and Internet security.
Current Computer Science News
A roundup of students and faculty whose innovation and expertise made news headlines.
Students gain workforce-ready training and experience for much-in-demand cybersecurity jobs.
GenCyber Camp already is reaping rewards by turning high school participants into UNLV computer science majors.
Lied Library’s Makerspace has let students dive into DIY projects. With more facilities on the way, UNLV is creating a pipeline for students to take their ideas from dorm-room dream to mass-produced products.
Alumni volunteers encouraged to give back by helping students develop their professional skills.
Students in the Las Vegas Scholars Program find support, sense of belonging and success on campus
Computer Science In The News
When Elana Graham started selling cybersecurity software to small businesses five years ago, business was relatively slow. Now demand is booming, fueled by a rapid expansion of remote work that has left these companies vulnerable to attack.
When Elana Graham started selling cyber-security software to small companies five years ago, business was relatively slow. Now demand is booming, driven by a rapid expansion in remote work that has left small firms vulnerable to attack.
Alicia*, an art student in her late teens, started making money through her blog late last year. The only problem? She didn’t know what to do with it.
Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, released the following statement applauding the National Science Foundation (NSF) for awarding a grant totaling $499,899 to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to increase computer science access for students with disabilities.
For high school teacher Fran Bromley-Norwood, computer science is one of the most important subjects students can learn. It’s something that stretches across industries, she said.
The Department of Homeland Security is working directly with students through programs like Department of Homeland Security Centers of Excellence to discover new and innovative ideas to solve challenging problems like soft targets.