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Computer Science Student Wins Google Lime Scholarship

UK Computer Science Ph.D. candidate, Hamid Hamraz, was recently announced as a recipient of a $10,000 Google Lime Scholarship.

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Computer Science Student Wins Goldwater Scholarship

The University of Kentucky Office of External Scholarships announces Samuel Saarinen, of Shelbyville, Ky., has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship worth up to $7,500 per year.

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CS Students win at Idea State U Competition

Three computer science seniors Josiah Hanna, Charlie Effinger and Craig Schmidt, recently competed in the Cabinet for Economic Development’s Idea State U competition, taking third place in the undergraduate business plan category. They also placed as the top undergraduate team in the UK Venture Challenge.

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Wasilkowski receives 2014 Lutes Award

Dr. Grzegorz (Greg) Wasilkowski was awarded the Lutes Award for Excellence in Engineering Education at the recent College of Engineering Awards Banquet.

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At school and at home, father and son are together

Haden Pike, a computer science junior, lives in Lexington, and his father commutes 45 minutes every day from Garrard County to take him to class.

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UK Has a New Resource for Transfer Students

When senior Kyle Blagg decided he might want to transfer to the University of Kentucky his first step was to take a campus visit. As he and his father, a UK alumnus, walked through the College of Engineering buildings, Blagg noticed something different about his dad.

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Computer Scientist Looks for Deeper Meaning in Webcam Videos

Dr. Nathan Jacobs' research was recently featured in an article and video posted on UKNow that showed how he is using data taken from webcams and social networking sites to better understand behavior observed in everyday scenes.

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BBC News Magazine Publishes Article Involving Seales Research

BBC News Magazine recently published an online article titled “Unlocking the Scrolls of Herculaneum” that offers an in-depth look at researchers’ attempts to read ancient scrolls without opening them. The article contains insights from Dr. Brent Seales, professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Kentucky, as well as images from his research.

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Bringing Humanity's Treasures to a Worldwide Audience

University of Kentucky computer scientist Brent Seales wants to use 21st century technology to preserve the treasured relics of humanity and make them accessible to a wider audience of scholars.

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Jaromczyk named a 2014 Great Teacher

Jerzy W. Jaromczyk was greeted with a pleasant surprise in his classroom recently, as he was named one of 2014’s Great Teachers at the University of Kentucky.

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ABET Accreditation

ABETThe Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program at the University of Kentucky is accredited by the ABET Computing Accreditation Commission .. read more 

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The Internet has problems; that isn’t news to most users. Slow loading speeds due to heavy traffic, hit-and-miss responsiveness to mobile devices and the ever-present fear of a major security breach are just a few of the glitches that range from annoying to dangerous and make the Internet an ongoing work in progress.. read more



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