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A Letter from Dr. Fred

Dr. Fred

Dr. Fred Brooks announces the 50th Anniversary of the UNC Department of Computer Science and shares information about how we will be celebrating our 50th year of service to UNC-Chapel Hill.
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History of the Department - 1962-1970: The Beginning

Brooks teaching in 1972

To honor our department's 50th anniversary, we are presenting excerpts of the department’s creation and growth from Peter Calingaert’s personal history published in 1994.


The Founding of the UNC Department of Computer Science

West House

Read some of the highlights and milestones from the founding of the UNC Department of Computer Science.