Latest COVID-19 Information

Author: Christian Cole

BU CS COVID-19 Information

In accordance with University and state recommendations, the Department of Computer Science will be teaching all courses online and department staff will largely be working remotely until further notice. If you need help during this time, please reach out to us by emailing This email account will be monitored throughout normal business hours of […]

CS Professor Stan Sclaroff Named Dean of Arts & Sciences

After a year-long search, Computer Science (CS) Professor Stan Sclaroff has been named Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS). Professor Sclaroff acted as Dean ad iterim for CAS for the 2018/2019 academic year while the search took place and his permanent position is effective immediately. In a letter to CAS faculty and […]

BU CS Reflects on the Grace Hopper Celebration

In early October, over 18,000 people descended on Orlando, Florida for the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC), the world’s largest gathering of women technologists. For the second year in a row, Boston University (BU) was a high-level academic sponsor of the conference – the result of a collaboration between the Department of […]

CS Day 2017 Puts a Spin on Career Fairs

On Wednesday, September 27th, over 400 Boston University students and 20 companies convened in the Metcalf Ballroom for CS Day, an event aimed at showcasing the growth and research in the Department of Computer Science while also giving current CS students the opportunity to further their careers. Companies in attendance included many well-known organizations such […]

Spotlight – Sean Smith

Boston University Computer Science student Sean Smith (CAS/GRS’17) recently sat down with BUCS to give us a glimpse into his time at the University and how he came to be interested in computer science. Since taking a programming class in high school, Sean has been interested in computer science. He said the ability to not […]

Spotlight – Anna Goncharova

Boston University Computer Science student Anna Goncharova (CAS‘18) is currently a Software Engineering Intern on the Data Infrastructure Team at HubSpot in Cambridge, MA for the Spring 2017 semester. Anna is taking a leave of absence for one semester to pursue the internship. She says that one of her favorite parts about HubSpot besides working […]