November 16, 2016
Nabanita De, a second-year CICS master's student, was part of a team of students that created a Chrome browser extension to filter and classify fake news on Facebook during HackPrinceton, a Princeton University hackathon held Nov. 11 - 13.... more
November 14, 2016
In support of the President's recent Computer Science For All announcement, the Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance pledged to grow the alliance by five states.
The ECEP Alliance, part of the University of Massachusetts Amherst's... more
November 04, 2016
CICS researcher Beverly Woolf and colleagues have received a four-year, $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a "smart tutor" that will use a computer's camera and visual recognition software to detect student feelings,... more
November 03, 2016
In a paper presented on Nov. 3 in Amsterdam, computer science researchers Emery Berger of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Sam Guyer of Tufts University described a new programming language feature they say will help to make software... more
November 02, 2016
Charlie Curtsinger, a 2016 graduate of the UMass CICS PhD program advised by Professor Emery Berger and now a faculty member at Grinnell College, has been awarded an Honorable Mention for the Dennis Ritchie Doctoral Dissertation Award.