Department News

  • November 2014 -- Congratulations to Anastasia Ruvimova being awarded the scholarship to attend the Grace Hopper Conference in November, 2014. http://gracehopper.org/
  • Summer 2014 -- Congratulations to our recently graduated Kendra Schmal who was granted the ACM-W scholarship to attend the SIGGRAPH conference in summer 2014.
  • Summer 2014 -- Congratulations to Jessica Kawana for getting the student volunteer scholarship at the SIGGRAPH conference in summer 2014.
  • Oct 4-5, 2013 -- Congratulations to our senior student Kendra Schmal who has won the 2nd place ($100) for student Poster presentation at the 15th Annual CCSC Northwestern Regional Conference.  She presented her SCRP summer research work. Please consider submit your paper or poster for future conferences. Next year, the conference will be hosted by Gonzaga university at Spokane, Washington.
  • Mar 1, 2013 -- Professor Cheng gives a talk titled "Variational Data Assimilation and Particle Filters" at the SIAM conference on Computational Science & Engineering (CSE13).

  • Jan 21, 2013 -- Congratulations to Annika Hagelin, a sophomore student in CS, who has been awarded a full scholarship to attend the 2013 Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference in Washington D.C.

  • Nov 4, 2012 -- Congratulations to our CS students Kameron Schadt, Collin Skiles, and Trevor Griswold (left to right) - members of Willamette's "I Can't Believe It's Not Babbage!" team - who were the Northwest site champions at the 2012 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest - Pacific Northwest Region.

    ACM ICPC-NW 2012 - NW Site Champions

  • Oct 26, 2012 -- CS student Trevor Griswold presented on his summer REU at the Argonne National Laboratory Symposium For Undergraduates in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics.

  • Oct 6, 2012 -- Congratulations to our CS student Trevor Griswold for being awarded the 2nd place poster presentation at CCSC NW for a poster on his summer REU at DePauw University. 

  • Oct 6, 2012 -- Professor Orr hosts a tutorial on entitled "A Recursive Ray Tracer Assignment" at CCSC NW.

  • Aug 15, 2012 -- Congratulations to Professor Cheng, who received an NSF research grant to fund research over the next three years. Read more here.

  • Nov 5, 2011 -- Congratulations to our ACM programming competition team for ranking the 35th and 77th among all 94 pacific northwest region teams. See the complete ranking list.

  • Summer 2011:

    Student name

    Job type

    Location

    Ben Gardiner REU Auburn University
    Brian Mock SCRP NOAA
    Michael Diamond Full-time TripAdvisor
    Stephanie Jones Carson Research
    Jose Alvarado REU Washington University in St. Louis
  • Dec 14, 2010 -- Congratulations to our CS student Colin Skiles for leading the Robot team to compete at the state level.

  • Nov 30, 2010 -- Congratulations to our ACM programming competition team for ranking the 26th and 46th among all 75 pacific northwest region teams. See the complete ranking list.