Student News

Heather Dillman
December 6, 2021

Digital Narrative and Interactive Design major combines interests in programming, storytelling

Students interested in computer programming, while sharing a passion for writing composition and narrative, now have the option to pursue both English and computer science, with Pitt’s Digital Narrative and Interactive Design major.

Members of WiCS
October 28, 2021

‘Women In’ orgs work to empower women in male-dominated fields

The various “Women In” student organizations at Pitt aim to support and encourage women in male-dominated fields through learning opportunities, guest speakers and mentorships. These organizations include Women in Computer Science.

October 8, 2021

Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium 2021

Join us on Friday, October 8th for the annual undergraduate research symposium! If you are considering research as a capstone project, because you would like to go to graduate school, or just because it seems interesting, stop by this event!

October 4, 2021

Undergraduate student Sonia Cromp and Dr. Diane Litman awarded best paper at Educational Data Mining 2021

Sonia Cromp (BS in Computer Science, BA in Linguistics, Class of 2021) together with Dr. Diane Litman were awarded the best paper award at the Workshop for Undergraduates in Educational Data Mining and Learning Engineering at the 2021 Educational Data Mining Conference. 

Rakan Alseghayer
June 28, 2021

Rakan Alseghayer receives the People's Choice of Best Pitch Video Award at IEEE MDM 2021 conference

Rakan Alseghayer received the People's Choice of Best Pitch Video at the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2021).

Rakan Alseghayer
June 28, 2021

Rakan Alseghayer receives the Diversity and Inclusion Award at IEEE MDM 2021 conference

Rakan Alseghayer received the Diversity and Inclusion Award at the Ph.D. forum of the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2021). 

 

Neha Manoj
June 10, 2021

Remote, but not apart: Neha's first-year experience

Neha Manoj, a first-year Computer Science student from California, shares her experiences attending her first year virtually.

Katelyn Morrison
April 28, 2021

Katelyn Morrison nominated for the Emma W. Locke award

Katelyn Morrison (CS BS, 2021) is one of nine Pitt students nominated for the Emma W. Locke Award which is presented to a graduating senior in recognition of high scholarship, character, and devotion to the ideals of the University of Pittsburgh.

Andrea Michael
April 27, 2021

Pitt's Computer Science Club gets members ready for internships and beyond

Andrea Michael describes Zero to Offer, a relatively recent Computer Science Club internship training program dedicated to helping future Pitt grads accelerate potential careers in tech.

Max Dudek
April 9, 2021

Max Dudek awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Max Dudek, a computer science and computational biology major in our Department, was awarded a 2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

WiCS group members
March 8, 2021

Women in Computer Science club creates space for community

WiCS (Women in Computer Science) is open to students of all genders and is a club designed to foster diversity in the field of computing by creating a community of support for its members. 

VaccinatePA.org
February 5, 2021

CS students create VaccinatePA.org

Four CS undergraduate students created a website to make finding a COVID-19 vaccine appointment easier by collecting information from users about vaccine availability and allowing users to easily find the most up to date information.

Vasco XU
December 16, 2020

2021 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher (Honorable Mention) - Vasco Xu

Vasco Xu, Pitt CS undergraduate major (BPhil, Dec 2020) received an honorable mention in the 2021 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Awards.