Computer Science Department News

12/15/2012 - Summer REU: HCI at Iowa State
We've received word of a summer 2013 REU ("Research Experience for Undergraduates") in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) at Iowa State University. This is an NSF-funded internship where students take short courses in HCI and work in interdisciplinary teams on research projects. A generous...

12/05/2012 - Summer REU Opportunity in CS and Ecology
There is an REU ("Research Experience for Undergraduates") program at Harvard Forest in rural Massachusetts, primarily consisting of ecology projects.  One project is interdisciplinary, involving computer scientists doing work in sensor networks and data provenance to...

11/13/2012 - Experience the new Windows 8 and Office 2013 in the computer science lab
The Department of Computer Science has installed a demonstration workstation running the latest versions of Windows (Windows 8) and Microsoft Office (2013) in the Computer Science Advanced Lab (Bareis 333).   Windows 8 features Microsoft's all new interface that attempts to "bridge...

09/20/2012 - Alum speaks to CPS 302 Students
Heidelberg graduate Tim Queen, class of 1980, returned to campus recently to visit with students in CPS 302 (Operating Systems).  Tim works for Vangent, Inc., in Lawrence KS, and he spoke with students about computer security, risk assessment, and threat modeling.