This superb collection of short essays by leading scientists about the future of computer science research should be read by every student. The most exciting times for our field are just now coming to pass!
The National Research Council recently released its long-awaited Assessment of Research Doctorate Programs. On the “S” scale, which weights metrics based on their perceived importance among leaders in the field, URCS was in the 9th equivalence group of PhD granting departments. For additional objective quantitative information about the quality of our department, read our Measures of Excellence.
The department is promoting our newly redesigned terminal Masters of Science degree program. The program allows students to choose a concentration in a particular area of computer science, and can be completed in most cases over the course of three semesters. Tuition discounts are available for qualified students. For more informaton, see the Masters Program description.