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50 years of computing excellence

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Linux incident

Find a collection of resources regarding the incident involving University of Minnesota researchers and the Linux community.

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May 3 colloquium

Rebecca Willett from the University of Chicago joins us for the final Cray Distinguished Speaker Series talk of 2020-2021.

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Dissertation Fellows

Ph.D. students Zachary Levonian, Nicholas Heller, and Jae Shin Yoon have received the highly competitive Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.

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CSpotlight: A healthy application of computer science

B.S. student Jack Rickman became interested in the medical application of artificial intelligence thanks to research with professor Nikos Papanikolopoulos.
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Alumni spotlight: Robert Bodor

Bodor (Ph.D. 2005) is the new President & CEO of Protolabs, a leading digital manufacturer of custom parts. Read his reflections on his time at the University and his professional journey so far.
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James Mooney wins the 2021 Riedl TA award

The M.S. student was selected for his effort, dedication, and service to the students in Intro to Parallel Computing (CSCI 5451). 


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The Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Minnesota has come a long way in the past 50 years. We have made tremendous progress and have become one of the most vibrant and interdisciplinary departments within the College of Science and Engineering, the University of Minnesota, and the computer science field at large.

Watch and listen to stories of how the department started, the years of growth, and where we are headed in the future.