June 15, 2018 Four of the first graduates of Illinois Computer Science's online Master of Computer Science in Data Science talk about the challenges posed by the rigorous new degree track, and the doors that it is helping them open.
June 12, 2018 Some of the earliest graduates of Illinois Computer Science’s CS + X blended-degree programs were awarded their diplomas this spring. We talked with three of them to see what's next.
June 11, 2018 A $3.75 million grant has been awarded to a University of Illinois team researching ways to increase the performance, efficiency, and capabilities of electronics systems.
June 11, 2018 Since 2012, Sandra and John Rankin have funded a CS scholarship so that others can have the same opportunity that they had to get a college education at Illinois.
June 4, 2018 Using a new algorithm, University of Illinois researchers may have found the solution to a dilemma plaguing satellite imagery – whether to sacrifice high spatial resolution to generate images more frequently.
June 4, 2018 The University is partnering with Microsoft to promote digitally accessible classrooms, encourage the creation and use of accessible software, and provide a pipeline to careers for Illinois students who have autism.
May 17, 2018 In his commencement address at Memorial Stadium, Affirm CEO Max Levchin (BS CS ’97) encouraged the Class of 2018 to take risks, despite the fear of failure.
May 17, 2018 This spring, CS's Wade Fagen-Ulmschneider, Stephen Herzog, Katrina James, Andreas Kloeckner, Aditya Parameswaran, Lui Sha, Mariana Silva, Heather Zike, and Craig Zilles were recognized for their outstanding contributions to research, teaching, or advising.
May 15, 2018 A group of Engineering faculty and staff has been revolutionizing how students take exams and do homework with PrairieLearn, a tool for online assessment.
May 15, 2018 Illinois Computer Science graduate Ross Erlebacher and his wife, Susan Silver, have added to their longstanding ties to the University of Illinois with a new scholarship.
May 15, 2018 Two Illinois Computer Science students are among this year’s Knights of St. Patrick award winners, but they took very different paths to CS.
May 15, 2018 Assistant Professors Adam Bates, Ranjitha Kumar, and Matus Jan Telgarsky have each been recognized as a potential role model in research and education.
April 20, 2018 Microsoft is loosening proprietary controls on its Service Fabric distributed-systems platform, and two Illinois CS researchers are the first study its inner workings.
April 20, 2018 Sophomore Aja Capal has received a national honorable mention for the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing.
April 19, 2018 Kenichi Miura (MS CS '71, PhD '73) is a 2018 recipient of the College of Engineering's Alumni Award for Distinguished Service.
April 17, 2018 Before coming to Illinois, Paul Nash dreamed of working for Microsoft. His education helped make that happen. Now Nash is helping others follow their dreams with a gift to the Computer Science Visionary Scholarship Fund.
April 16, 2018 Professor and Interim CS Department Head Vikram Adve will lead a five-year, $5.6 million effort to reduce the complexity and size of modern software systems.
April 15, 2018 Professor and Interim CS Department Head Vikram S. Adve’s accomplishments in research and education were recognized in March when he was invested as the Donald B. Gillies Professor in Computer Science.