SoC faculty and students honored during graduation reception

SoC faculty and students honored during graduation reception

Prior to this year’s convocation ceremonies the School of Computing hosted a graduation reception honoring its 2017 graduates. Students and families were invited to attend the lunch giving them an opportunity to mingle and congratulate one another.  Read more...

Profile on Ed Catmull

Profile on Ed Catmull

The Salt Lake Tribune recently published a profile on University of Utah College of Engineering (Computer Science Department) graduate Ed Catmull, who is now the president of Walt Disney Animation and Pixar.  Read more...

SoC Alum Recipient of 2016 ACM Prize in Computing

SoC Alum Recipient of 2016 ACM Prize in Computing

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, announced today that Alexei A. Efros of the University of California, Berkeley is the recipient of the 2016 ACM Prize in Computing.  Read more...

Calculating Justice

Calculating Justice

The rap sheet for the criminal defendant included a laundry list of petty crimes. There were prior convictions for theft, a case of fraud and a history of violence. University of Utah Honors College students in Praxis Lab titled When Machines Decide: The Promise and Peril of Living in a Data Driven Society.  Read more...

NOTE FROM DIRECTOR

NOTE FROM DIRECTOR

The School of Computing values bright, hard-working people of all backgrounds and origins, and we feel all of you are valuable members in our field and within our community.

Read the full message from School of Computing Director Ross Whitaker on the recent presidential executive order concerning a ban on certain foreign citizens here.