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Hariri Fellow to Participate in Cybersecurity Panel

On Wednesday, April 6, 2016, Sharon Goldberg, associate professor of computer science and Hariri Institute fellow, will participate in the Lessons in Cybersecurity Panel alongside professors Ivan Arreguin Toft and John D. Woodward, Jr., both of the BU Pardee School. The panel will focus on the ongoing encryption dispute between Apple and the FBI and... More

Computer Science an Expectation in Boston Public Schools

By Hariri InstituteMarch 14th, 2016in Significant Bits

Computer science, computational thinking, and programming skills are now seen as an expectation, not just an elective, in K-12 schools across Massachusetts. The Office of Instructional and Information Technology (OIIT) currently works in conjunction with the Boston Public School community to ensure that students are future-ready by providing the necessary... More

Professor Chrysanthos Dellarocas Appointed Associate Provost for Digital Learning and Innovation

Chrysanthos (Chris) Dellarocas, Hariri Institute Steering Committee Member and Fellow, and Richard C. Shipley Professor of Management in the Department of Information Systems at the Questrom School of Business, has been appointed to the newly-created role of Associate Provost for Digital Learning and Innovation. University Provost Jean Morrison notes, “Chris will... More

Institute Announces Spring Call for Research Award Proposals and Nominations for Junior Faculty Fellows and Graduate Fellows

The Hariri Institute for Computing is pleased to bring to the attention of BU faculty the Spring 2016 Call for the following three programs: Hariri Institute Research Awards Program Hariri Junior Faculty Fellows Program Hariri Graduate Fellows Program for Continuing PhD Students Deadline for proposals and nominations for all programs: Monday, April 4, 2016, More