Inspiring Students with Inquiry-Guided Learning

By allowing her interdisciplinary students to identify problems and solutions as part of their efforts to program robots to perform artistically, Denise Szecsei – CS/Math lecturer, encourages higher order thinking skills, such as application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.

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Denise Szecsei uses interdisciplinary, inquiry-guided learning to promote authentic learning. Video: Center for Teaching

Celebrating 50 years of CS@UI 1965-2015

Our 50th Anniversary Celebration took place February 26-28, 2015. Thanks to our alumni, past faculty, speakers, and all attendees for helping us celebrate computing @ Iowa. Click link for pictures!

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Celebrating 50 years of Computer Science at the University of Iowa

Robot Theater Summer Camp 2015

The focus of this class for current fifth/sixth grade students was to learn to program Nao Robots. After becoming familiar with the robots, students worked in groups to program the robots to perform in a variety of skits used to create a final show.

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2015 Graduate Research Symposium and Prospective Student Visit Day

Senior CS PhD students presented talks on their latest work, showcasing research areas including algorithms, mobile computing, networks, programming languages, and virtual reality. The audience included CS juniors and seniors and prospective/admitted MCS and PhD students.

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Rahil Sharma, third-year Ph.D. candidate at Iowa, presenting current research on Real-time Spatial-data (LiDAR) Processing

Rahil Sharma, third-year Ph.D. candidate at Iowa, presenting current research on Real-time Spatial-data (LiDAR) Processing

Kelsey Huebner, Informatics BA 2012 at Microsoft headquarters; next to MS sign.

Thoughts of a Recent Graduate: Kelsey Huebner

Kelsey Huebner graduated from the UI in 2012 with Informatics and Art BAs, as well as a Computer Science minor. While at Iowa, she took...