Newsroom University of Denver (Computer Science)

2018
July
30,
2018
Michelle Baird (BS ’14) was so engaged in coaching DU students in app development at Mentor for a Moment that she stayed with them far beyond the official end of the event. A product manager at Twitter’s Boulder campus, she relished the opportuni...
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July
02,
2018
In 75 years on this earth, Richard Quine will say he’s only really been one thing. His teenage years in a TV repair shop, his college degree, the pair of patents he holds all show the 40-year University of Denver professor is an electrical engine...
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June
13,
2018
The University of Denver’s Project X-ITE announced today it is teaming with the Gates Family Foundation, the Boston Consulting Group and community leaders to develop a business plan and prototype for a sustainable, scalable independent statewide ...
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May
03,
2018
Behind the hum of the 3-D printers, obscured by students and their computer monitors, sits Austin Armstrong’s little herb garden. Alongside the parsley and rosemary, technology sprouts. Tiny sensors monitor the temperature, soil moisture a...
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2017
December
14,
2017
It’s not an easy undertaking, bringing the androids from the Star Wars movies to life. However, for DU alumna Darby Vernon, it’s difficult for her to imagine doing anything else. It’s her job to make sure the droids your kids want this holiday season...
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October
26,
2017
As Americans live longer, the number of people suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia continues to increase. A serious problem these patients face is a shortage of caregivers. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that in the next five years, mor...
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August
14,
2017
The engineering community is beginning to take note of the University of Denver in ways that were hard to imagine just five years ago. Nowhere was this more evident than at the 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit, sponsored by the U.S. National A...
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August
04,
2017
It’s a stealthy specter capable of throwing a person’s life into disarray, even as one is simply going about one’s business. But a new program at the Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science — a master’s in cybersecurity — aims to help t...
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April
28,
2017
As a high school senior in Highlands Ranch, Kendall Weistroffer had a love for video games. So it was only natural that when she came to the University of Denver, she’d major in something that reflected that interest. Now, as a college senior ...
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2016
December
14,
2016
“I think it’s really cool that we have the opportunity to do this,” says Dean Trujillo, a fifth-grader from Southmoor Elementary School in Denver. He and 39 classmates had the opportunity to visit the University of Denver last week to take part in th...
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DPS
October
24,
2016
“Making solar energy as cheap as coal. Making electric vehicles as affordable as the ones that run on gas. They’re ambitious goals, but they are achievable. We are encouraging companies, research universities and other organizations to get involved a...
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July
15,
2016
Love it, hate it or know nothing about it, Pokémon Go is taking over mobile devices and neighborhoods all across America. The location-based, augmented reality (AR) mobile game allows players to capture, battle and train virtual Pokémon using ...
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July
14,
2016
U.S. universities are expected to graduate approximately 400,000 computer scientists between 2010 and 2020. Impressive as that number may seem, it’s not enough. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates it will leave a gap of about 1 million ...
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June
30,
2016
As unemployment drops, many new college graduates are often finding it harder to get a job right after school. However, there is one professional field where the demand is quickly growing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2020 there wi...
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June
29,
2016
“They love Colorado.” That’s the message from JB Holston after spending a week in Brazil. The dean of the Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science was there with a Colorado delegation that included Gov. John Hickenlooper and...
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