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Jeopardy!

Ken Jennings, BYU Computer Science Alumnus, continues to win on JEOPARDY! and remains the reigning champion. On Friday, October 15th Ken finished the week a bang, winning $40,000. Every day he gets closer to the $2,000,000 mark, his current winnings are $1,976,300. He now holds every Jeopardy record. We would like to congratulate Ken on his winnings and wish him continued success. (According to the Jeopardy Website Ken will be back on Monday, October 25th, because Kids Week airs October 18th – 22nd.

ICE Lab Robot Research

Richard Arthur and Jonathan Turner, both current MS students, are currently involved in robot research in the ICE Lab under the direction of Dr. Dan Olsen. Right now they are working on improving the distance that robots can drive straight and making training robots for obstacle avoidance easy. More...

Dr. Olsen inducted into the CHI Academy

At the CHI (Computer Human Interaction) conference held in Vienna, Austria, April 22-29, Dr. Dan Olsen of the BYU Computer Science department was inducted into the CHI Academy. The CHI Academy is an honorary group of 25 of the top researchers in the field of computer-human interaction. He was cited as one of the earliest and most influential researchers in the user interface software domain.

Ken Jennings finishes the season on Jeopardy!

Ken, the BYU Computer Science Alumnus, finished this season of JEOPARDY! as the reigning champion and will return to win more September 6, 2004 for a new season of Jeopardy. On Friday, July 23rd Ken finished the Jeopardy season by breaking another record winning $75,000 on one show. Jeopardy will start its new season September 6th when Ken will return as the reigning champion continuing on winning until he is defeated. He finished this season with a total of $1,321,660. He now holds all the records on the quiz game show.

Free internship database subscription available

The BYU Internship Office has arranged for all BYU students to have a free one-year subscription to www.internships.com. The search engine lists internships by location, area of study, and compensation to aid you in your internship search.The BYU Internship Office has arranged for all BYU students to have a free one-year subscription to www.internships.com. The search engine lists internships by location, area of study, and compensation to aid you in your internship search.

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