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Welcome Paul Roper!

Paul Roper is our newest full-time faculty member. We are excited to have his industry experience and enthusiasm for the subject in our department. He has been teaching part-time since Winter 2003 and has now joined us full-time. Click here for more information.

Dr. Tom Sederberg recieves University Award

Dr. Sederberg of the Computer Science Department Faculty was the recipient of the Steven V. White University Professorship Award at BYU's Annual University Conference. This award is given each year to acknowledge senior faculty who are outstanding scholars, teachers, and university citizens. It specifically recognizes excellence in scholarship, creative work, and superior classroom teaching. The department is delighted to have this outstanding professor as part of the CS faculty. For more about Dr.

Career Fairs

There are two job fairs coming up at the end of this month. They are being held September 29 & 30. The general Job Fair will be Wednesday September 29, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Wilkinson Student Center Ballroom. To see who is coming to this job fair click here. The second job fair is the Engineering, Science, & Technical Job Fair September 30th from 9 3 p.m. in the Clyde and Crabtree Buildings in the commons/study areas.

Alumni & Faculty Homecoming Event

Come to this years Alumni Homecoming Reunion Friday, October 15, 2004 from 6-8 PM. All Alumni, Faculty, Staff, & their families are invited to attend the dinner this year! The CS Department will be providing great food & some entertainment for the evening so please come and get reacquainted with the faculty and the department. The dinner is free but to help us get a food count please register at or click here.


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.