||News for Alumni and Friends
Last summer, a team of Engineering students advised by CS Professor David Forsyth overcame financial and technical challenges to enter Enigma into an autonomous submarine competition. Now they are aiming for more.
Los Angeles Times/Associated Press
The addition of two new, innovative degrees, one combining CS with crop sciences and one with music, generated nationwide coverage through this Associated Press article run by dozens of publications. The CS + Crop Sciences degree is the first of its kind.
"Over 13 percent of applications to the university are for the computer science major. That's nuts." CS Associate Department Head Lenny Pitt sums up the growth of CS @ ILLINOIS in this deep look at our CS + X degrees and their impact.
The Christian Science Monitor
In this article on artificial intelligence and creativity, Professor Ranjitha Kumar talks about the obstacles between AI and the kinds of innovation and spontaneity behind, for instance, a groundbreaking film like "Citizen Kane."
Dec. 20, 5pm-10pm, 4107 Siebel Center
You won’t want to miss this! Illinois students have spent a semester building immersive VR projects. Experience them for yourself!
Dec. 23, 1:00 p.m.
Join us in the Foellinger Great Hall at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts as we recognize and celebrate December graduates.
Feb. 5, 4pm-7pm, ECE Building
Students: Meet the companies who want to hire you in a setting that is less formal than a typical career fair. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres. Chat with company representatives. Discover the challenges and opportunities that await you.
This student-run 36-hour team competition showcases students' programming and creative skills, attracting participants from across the nation. Get involved as an alumni judge, mentor, or corporate sponsor.
Save the date: March 9-10
The University’s largest student-run event, which features more than 250 interactive student and corporate exhibits, design competitions, guest speakers, campus tours, and entertainment.