50 Years of Computer Science and Statistics (logotype)

The Department of Computer Science and Statistics cordially invites you to join in celebrating the 50th anniversary of our founding in 1967.

The University of Rhode Island holds the distinction of having the first computer science department in New England!

Saturday, October 14th, 2017. 8:30-5:00
Beaupre Hall, Kingston Campus

Featured Speakers

Barbara Simons (photo)

Barbara Simons
Board Chair, Verified Voting
Was the 2016 Election Hacked?
Why We Don’t Know, and Never Will

Barry Nussbaum (photo)

Barry Nussbaum
President, American Statistical Association
What Did You Tell a President?
Using Statistics to Make a Difference

Arthur Benjamin
Professor, Harvey Mudd College

Erik Demaine
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Algorithms Meet Art, Puzzles, and Magic


Please let us know you’re coming using the form at http://alumni.uri.edu/CSS50. There is no fee except for an optional box lunch.


50th-Anniversary-Program(PDF download)