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Ashton Friedman has been recognized by ACM Inroads for her scholarship. Visit ACM Inroads online for more information.

The Department of Computer Science is hiring! Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related area required, with emphasis in computer graphics, visualization, animation or closely related area desired. For more information, visit HR.

Dr. Harry Smith, Associate Professor Emeritus, passed away Thursday, October 1. Information regarding his memorial service is not yet known. Dr. Smith developed CSC (CIT) 110 course on Information Technology. This course is now the first course required in the IT major.

Dr. Curry Guinn's research into voice recognition technology with Honeywell makes news. For more information, visit StarNews Online.

Congratulations to Ashton Friedman. Ashton is a recipient of a 2015 UPE Scholarship Award. UPE is the Upsilon Pi Epsilon honor society for Computer Science.

Computer Science Undergraduate, Jennifer Georgiou, presented her work on "Learning with Google Glass" at UNCW's Fall Student Research & Creativity Showcase.

spring semester events


11 ... Spring 2016 classes begin

18 ... MLK state holiday; no classes

19 ... Last day to drop/add course

25 ... UNC census day


26 ... Last day to withdraw with a W for undergraduate students


5-11 ... Spring break

14 ... Classes resume

24-25 ... State holiday; no classes

28 ... Classes resume

29 ... Credit Suisse visits campus


1 ... Last day to withdraw with a W for graduate students

12 ...WITX

27 ... Last day of classes

28 ... Reading Day

29-30 ... Final Exams


2-5... Final Exams

7 ... Commencement (9:30 a.m.) at Trask Coliseum followed by the department ceremony in CIS.


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Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science is a community of scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship, research, and service. It strives for excellence in teaching and offers a modern curriculum leading to an undergraduate degree in computer science. It considers the use of experiential education, including project-based software development and internships, to be essential for effective learning. The department is committed to preparing its students for careers in the emerging knowledge-based economy and helping them become life-long learners.

The department seeks to enrich the learning environment through the active professional development of its faculty. The department is committed to providing leadership in the use of emerging computer and communication technologies both on campus and in the surrounding region. The department regularly sponsors lectures and other activities to enrich the academic life of the campus and the community at-large.

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