• UVM to host computer science fair
    November 25,2013
     

    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

    BURLINGTON — University of Vermont students are competing for a $1,000 prize in a computer science fair.

    The event will be held the afternoon of Dec. 4 in UVM’s Billing’s Library.

    More than 160 registered contestants will present about 90 computing projects. They might include flying a simulated spaceship or processing tweets to understand consumer preferences.

    Maggie Eppstein is chairwoman of UVM’s computer science department and the head organizer of the fair.

    She says the fair is a great opportunity for people inside and outside the UVM community to see what computer science students are up to, for current or future UVM students to scope out computer science as a potential major, and for employers to meet potential future interns and employees.

    MORE IN Vermont News
    FAIR HAVEN — Residents will go to the polls Tuesday to vote, for a second time this year, on the... Full Story
    MONTPELIER — A fragmented Vermont Supreme Court on Friday sided with developers of a major solar... Full Story
    MONTPELIER — The state has issued a possession permit to an East Montpelier woman to keep a wild... Full Story
    Duck flap settled: Peep can stay
    More Articles
  •  
     
    • MEDIA GALLERY 
    • VIDEOS
    • PHOTOS