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2011 Headlines

Kinect Hack Creates Actual 3D Telepresence - pcworld.com (6/4/11)

Researchers hack Kinect for glasses-free 3D teleconferencing (video) - engadget.com (6/2/11)

UNC student channels power of Wii for physical therapy - Daily Tar Heel (4/12/11)

1,000 days, 2 million books read, 150 countries - unc.edu Spotlight story (week of 4/11/11)

The International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge 2010 - Science (2/18/11)

Gallery: 10 Stunning Science Visualizations - wired.com (2/17/11)

Visualizing Science - nytimes.com (2/17/11)

Visions of science go viral - msnbc.com (2/16/11)

More than 2 million books read on Tar Heel Reader - (2/11/11)

Faculty elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science - UNC News Release (1/11/11)

Rome can be built in a day - unc.edu Spotlight story (week of 1/10/11)

2010 Headlines

Researchers Create 3-D Models With Flickr Photos - The Chronicle of Higher Education (Wired Campus) (12/10/10)

Flickr Hack Makes 3D Model of Any City in a Day - readwriteweb.com (11/29/10)

Computer scientists create 3D models using millions of 2D images - gizmag.com (11/29/10)

UNC researchers develop a system for creating 3D models using images pulled from Flickr, off-the-shelf components - engadget.com (11/28/10)

UNC Unveils New 3-D Modeling Technique - 1360 WCHL(11/27/10)

3-D mashup of Rome from Flickr pics - futurity.com (11/27/10)

How Rome Was Built In A Day Using A Home PC - smarthouse.com (11/26/10)

PC 'rebuilds Rome in a day' using pictures from Flickr - BBC News Technology (11/25/10)

UNC researchers create 3D models from online photo databases - techjournalsouth.com (11/24/10)

Flickr photos used to create 3D city models - tgdaily.com (11/23/10)

Worth a thousand million words: Researchers create 3-D models from online photo databases - physorg.com (11/23/10)

Teaching Medical Robots - U.S. News and World Report (11/22/10)

Worth a thousand million words: Researchers create 3D models from online photo databases - UNC News Release (11/22/10)

Kelly Ward: Climbing 'the golden stair' - University Gazette, UNC College of Arts & Sciences (11/17/10)

UNC scientist recognized for contributions to medical image computing - UNC News Release (10/5/10)

Scientist recognized for contributions to medical image computing - (9/29/10)

National Research Council doctoral rankings highlight multiple UNC-Chapel Hill strengths - UNC News Release (9/28/10)

Google instant - useful or annoying? - dailytarheel.com (9/13/10)

NC Scientists Helping Soldiers - News & Observer (also in the Charlotte Observer) (8/30/10)

Interactive Geometric Sound Propagation - EETimes.com (8/17/10)

Plaisted recognized for work in theorem proving - (8/13/10)

Myths about computer science cause missed opportunities for students - University Gazette (8/11/10)

Master Planner: Fred Brooks Shows How to Design Anything - Wired (7/28/10)

The Grill: Fred Brooks - Computerworld.com (6/7/10)

Computer science professor Gary Bishop finds his calling as a ‘geek for good’ and makes life a bit better for others - University Gazette (5/12/10)

Innovator: Fred Brooks - Businessweek.com (4/23/10)

The Design of Design: Essays from a Computer Scientist - College of Arts & Sciences News (4/15/10)

UNC Computer Science tied for 20th overall in computer science graduate program rankings by U.S. News and World Report - usnews.com (4/15/10)

U.S. News & World Report ranks multiple UNC schools, specialties - UNC News Release (4/15/10)

Two UNC computer scientists win virtual reality awards - UNC News Release (4/6/10)

Website created by UNC professor helps disabled teens read - Daily Tar Heel (3/29/10)

Building Airplanes on a Computer - LiveScience (3/25/10)

Brooks receives 2010 IEEE VGTC Virtual Reality Career Award - (3/25/10)

Lin receives 2010 IEEE VGTC Virtual Reality Technical Achievement Award - (3/25/10)

Over 1 million books read on Tar Heel Reader - (3/3/10)

MegaWatt Solar - The State of Things, WUNC (1/19/10)

Arts and humanities embrace technology - University Gazette - see page 3 (1/13/10)

2009 Headlines

Research by Touch - Renaissance Computing Institute (12/22/09)

UNC scientist recognized for work in computer graphics, robotics - College of Arts & Sciences News (12/4/09)

Scientist recognized for work in geometric computing, computer graphics and robotics - (12/3/09)

RENCI to Participate at SC09 - HPCWire (11/11/09)

Theme-park dummy trick becomes teleconference tool - New Scientist (11/2/09)

Beam Me to the Faculty Senate - Chronicle of Higher Education (10/18/09)

New Computer Graphics Systems Give Reality a Convincing Makeover - Scientific American (10/2/09)

UNC gets $8.6M award for new genetics center - Durham Herald-Sun (9/30/09)

Graduate student Narain receives Intel PhD Fellowship (9/30/09)

UNC wins $8.6 million NIH award to establish a Center of Excellence to study underlying causes of psychiatric disorders - UNC News Release (9/29/09)

Virtual Sandtable - Military Photos - strategypage.com (9/14/09)

SIGGRAPH 2009 Adds New Focus on Music & Audio - businesswire.com (7/24/09)

UNC-CH computer scientist receives $200,000 Microsoft fellowship - WRAL.com Local Tech Wire (7/15/09)

UNC computer scientist receives Microsoft faculty fellowship - UNC News Release (7/15/09)

Lazebnik receives Microsoft Research New Faculty Fellowship (7/14/09)

Picture This! - Boeing Frontiers magazine (June 2009) (PDF)

Reiter provides input on President Obama's cybersecurity initiative - College of Arts & Sciences News (June 2009)

Inside These Lenses, a Digital Dimension - New York Times (4/25/09)

Scientist recognized for computer security innovations - WRAL.com Local Tech Wire (1/27/09)

UNC scientist recognized for computer security - Tech Journal South (1/22/09)

Scientist recognized for innovations in computer security - College of Arts & Sciences news (January 2009)

2008 Headlines

Video from the dedication of the Brooks Computer Science Building

Another honor for UNC computer science pioneer Fred Brooks: His name on a building - WRAL.com Local Tech Wire (10/24/08)

Brooks Building dedication on Friday (Oct. 24) to honor computer science pioneer - UNC News Release (10/23/08)

UNC Spin-Off Company Receives $2 Million Grant To Market Cancer Treatment Technology - Medical News Today (9/8/08)

UNC spinoff lands $2 million grant - Triangle Business Journal (9/5/08)

Groups question UNC's defense department ties - Daily Tar Heel (3/25/08)

2007 Headlines

Graduate Student Receives Marr Prize - News Release (11/16/07)

Hettleman Prize winners span the arts and sciences at UNC - UNC News Release (9/14/07)

Ming C. Lin named Beverly W. Long Distinguished Professor (July 2007)

Real-Time Sound Synthesis and Propagation for Games - article and cover - From Communications of the ACM (July 2007) (permission required)

Computer Security Expert Michael Reiter Joins UNC’s Department of Computer Science - News Release (6/29/07)

Brooks honored with Harvard Centennial Medal - News Brief (6/27/07)

2007 Computer Science Commencement Photos

Virtual Microscopy - Turning Bystanders Into Players - eAdvances - NIBIB (5/7/07)

Computer science professor Weiss receives UNC’s Thomas Jefferson Award - UNC News Release (4/30/07)

Computer science, business grads snag highest average salaries - From the Daily Tar Heel (4/26/07)

APPLES make an effort to make a difference - From the Daily Tar Heel (4/11/07)

Post-9/11 national security, civil liberties, technology explored at April 14 forum - UNC News Release (4/10/07)

Carolina team to compete in world finals of computer programming contest - UNC News Release (2/6/07)

Depth Perception - feature on Ramesh Raskar (Ph.D. 2002) - From the Carolina Alumni Review (Jan/Feb 2007)

Department ranked 10th on CHE's Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index (1/16/07)

 

2006 Headlines

Senator doles out $1 million grant to UNC - From the Daily Tar Heel (10/4/06)

UNC gets $1M grant to improve Army simulators - From the Herald-Sun (10/2/06)

Computer science scholar Manocha named Phi Delta Theta/Matthew Mason professor - UNC News Release (6/12/06)

High performance FFT on GPUs - From Slashdot (5/29/06)

Reed to Co-Chair PCAST Networking and IT Subcommittee - RENCI News Release (4/17/06)

2006 U.S. News & World Report rankings (3/31/06)

RENCI’s Dan Reed Named to Presidential Council of Advisors - RENCI News Release (2/28/06)

 

2005 Headlines

UNC computer science prof gets $625,000 fellowship (requires registration) - From the Triangle Business Journal (10/19/05)

Computer science faculty member receives $625,000 fellowship for algorithm work - UNC News Release (10/18/05)

Graphics processors supercharge everyday apps - From tom's hardware guide (6/30/05)

Impressive Benchmarks: Sorting with a GPU - From Slashdot (6/29/05)

Commerce gives Commerce scoop on Bill Lee Act - mention of Wei Wang (requires registration, link goes to correct page) - From the Triangle Business Journal (6/10/05)

Computer scientist receives first Microsoft faculty fellowship - UNC News Release (5/27/05)

Navigating visual impairment maze (not available online) - From the Herald-Sun (4/27/05)

Story about Maze Day on NBC17 (4/26/05)

 

2004 Headlines

Big Blue's New Chapter - opinion column mentioning Dr. Fred Brooks (not available online) - From the News & Observer (12/9/04)

Jason McC. Smith interviewed about Facetop on "Computers 2K4" (not available online) - 850 the Buzz (7/11/04)

Transparent Desktop Opens Doors - From Wired News (7/9/04)
- Also linked from Slashdot.org (7/12/04)

Facetop: Ghostly Videoconferencing - From Gizmodo (7/2/04)

Interface blends screen and video - From Technology Research News (6/30/04)

UNC to test 3-D video - From the Herald-Sun (6/23/04)

Organizer pulls giant blood collection together - From the News & Observer (6/20/04)

Six professors win 2004 Ueltschi Service-Learning Course Development Grants - from the University Gazette (6/16/04)

UNC’s Bryan Fellows begin summer service projects in North Carolina - UNC News Release (6/15/04)

Giving back: It's in her blood - from the University Gazette (5/19/04)

Daniel Reed to head Information Technology - from the University Gazette (5/19/04)

Seeing Eye to Eye - Facetop puts partners on the same page - From Endeavors (Spring 2004)
- Reprinted in the University Gazette (6/16/04)

Toy Power - From Endeavors (Spring 2004)

2004 Department Commencement Ceremony - with pictures! (5/10/04)

Department Commencement Information (4/30/04)
- Link to University Commencement Information

Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series presents John Laird (4/26/04)

Dr. Gary Bishop receives Ueltschi Grant (4/14/04)

Sneak Peeks at Tomorrow's Office - Greg Welch - From BusinessWeek Online (4/13/04)

Q&A With Frederick Brooks, Director Of IBM 360 Project - From InformationWeek (4/12/04)

Mainframe Milestone - Fred Brooks - From the News & Observer (4/7/04)

System/360 paid off for IBM - Fred Brooks - From the Durham Herald-Sun (4/7/04)

Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Jonathan Turner (4/5/04)

More than a game - Science Carolina Web site (4/2/04)

National grant funds ‘3-D telepresence technology’ research to aid medical professionals at remote sites - UNC News Services Release - (3/31/04)
- Link to story on the College of Arts & Sciences Web site (4/2/04)
- Link to story in the University Gazette (4/7/04)

New Summer Courses (COMP 190): Web Engineering, Perl Programming (3/29/04)

Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Stuart Russell (3/29/04)

Staff member Sandra Neely creates a work of art honoring the department (2/4/04)

Dr. Daniel A. Reed named UNC's first Kenan Eminent Professor (12/17/03)

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