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BU CS Announces Two New Joint Majors

We are excited to announce the addition of two new joint majors to our undergraduate curriculum! These majors, Computer Science & Statistics and Computer Science & Linguistics, allow students to explore multiple interest areas while following a structured, centralized curriculum. Keep reading to find out more about the benefits of each program. Statistics and Computer […]

Professor Margrit Betke Awarded MURI Grant

Margrit Betke, Professor of Computer Science and Co-Director of the BU AI Research Initiative, is one of eight investigators from Boston University and MIT to receive a $7.5 million Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) grant from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for  “Neuro-Autonomy: Neuroscience-Inspired Perception, Navigation, and Spatial Awareness for Autonomous Robot.”  The team’s goal […]

Boston University Chosen as 2019 BRAID Affiliate School

As part of our ongoing commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in Computer Science, the Boston University Department of Computer Science is excited to announce that we have been accepted as a 2019 BRAID Affiliate School. The BRAID (Building, Recruiting And Inclusion for Diversity) Initiative “aims to increase diversity among undergraduate majors in computer science […]

BU CS Students Reflect on Grace Hopper 2018

By Maisie Guzi On September 26, 2018, six Boston University Computer Science (CS) students arrived at the 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) in Houston, TX ready for a week full of inspiring speakers, recruiting events, and female empowerment. The annual celebration, designed to bring together women and female-identifying people in computing from around the world, […]

Perry Donham Publishes New Book, “Introduction to Computer Science”

We are proud to announce the publication of a new book by Computer Science Lecturer Perry Donham! Professor Donham’s book, Introduction to Computer Science, introduces students to the fundamentals of computer science by connecting the dots between applications they use every day and the underlying technologies that power them. Professor Donham has worked at Boston […]

BU Announces New Data Sciences Center

Boston University’s President Robert Brown announced that the University plans to build a new 17-story building on Commonwealth Avenue that houses the new Data Sciences Center. In an effort to become one of the nation’s leading interdisciplinary research institutions, the new structure will house the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, […]