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[ CAREER award for Mark Corner - Assistant Professor Mark Corner received a National Science Foundation CAREER award for 2005.[ McCallum selected as Lilly Fellow - Associate Professor Andrew McCallum has been named a Lilly Teaching Fellow for AY 2005-2006.
[ Clarke named CRA Vice Chair - Professor Lori Clarke was elected as Vice Chair of the Computer Research Association's Board of Directors for a two-year term.
[ CKC wins Verizon award - Verizon Foundation awarded CKC support for the customization of the Wayang tutor.
[ Bioinformatics Lab founded - Professors Oliver Brock, David Kulp, and Smith Professor Ileana Streinu lead the new bioinformatics research lab.
[ Undergrads save Incan treasure - During the final project of a robotics class, students competed in a maze to find Incan gold treasures.
[ CITI revived - CITI works to improve K-20 program of information technology education.
[ Folding origami, robot arms, proteins - Smith Prof. Streinu and UMass Amherst grad. student Audrey Lee investigate quesion in computational geometry.
[ Jonsson among top 50 in world - CS graduate student Anders Jonsson is one of the top 50 scorers, out of 7,500 participants, in Google's Code Jam '04 programming competition.
[ Corporate support - CS faculty continue to receive generous gifts and grants from companies. Verizon announced its fellowship recipients.
[ UMass Amherst CS in top 25 grad programs in country - According to the U.S. News & World Report's 2006 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools," our program is ranked 25th in the country and our artificial intelligence speciality is ranked 6th.
[ Kurose named Distinguished Professor - The UMass Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Jim Kurose to Distinguished Professor for his numerous outstanding achievements in research, teaching, and service.
[ Robots with manual dexterity - Professor Rod Grupen studies human behavior to create the basis for robots with manual dexterity.
[ OWL: a commercial success - OWL has been licensed to Thomson Learning for use in chemistry departments nationwide.
[ Conflict resolution studied - Professor Lee Osterweil leads a digital government project to automate some of the processes in conflict resolution.
[ Department SWIRL - Graduate student Hema Raghavan leads the student workshops for information retrieval and language.
[ CS undergrads take top honors - CS undergrads took first through fourth place in the Mathematics competition.
[ Research showcased in NY Times - Research Assistant Professor R. Manmatha's handwriting retrieval research was showcased in the New York Times recently.
A Computer Science Homecoming will be held on Friday, October 14, 2005.