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CCI Q&A with Maya Kapoor

   November 19, 2021

Maya Kapoor, a PH.D candidate at UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), is a first-generation college student with an undergraduate degree in History from UNC Chapel Hill. Homeschooled through high school, the Kings Mountain native is currently employed as a software engineer at Parsons while working her way to a...

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CCI, State's Fastest-Growing and Most Diverse Computer Science Program

   November 4, 2021

UNC Charlotte Chancellor Emeritus Jim Woodward foresaw a world where computing would touch every aspect of our lives. In 2000, he established the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), separate from Engineering, where the program originated.

“I am consistently inspired by the genesis of UNC Charlotte and CCI,” said CCI Dean Fatma Mili, who joined the college in August 2017 and was...

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CCI Junior Wins Kathy Harris Award

Ana Pathak Honored to be First-Ever Recipient
   July 28, 2021

Ana Pathak, a junior Computer Science major from Cornelius, N.C., has been named the inaugural recipient of an award established to honor the memory and legacy of Kathy Harris. 

The Kathy Harris Service and Leadership Award honors and encourages the next generation of female technology leaders who exhibit the traits Kathy held...

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CCI and Lowe's Expand Partnership

Gift will Advance Critical Initiatives for North Carolina's Largest Computing College
   April 6, 2021

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Flexing Her Mussels

Professor’s Research Published in Molecular Ecology
   March 29, 2021

UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) Bioinformatics and Genomics professor Dr. Rebekah Rogers has been fascinated by freshwater mussels since childhood. Raised in Florence-Muscle Shoals, Alabama, which sits along the Tennessee River and is home to one of North America’s most diverse populations of mussels, Rogers even did her high school science project on the now-...

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Two-Percenters

CCI Lands Five on List of World's Top Scientists
   January 26, 2021

In a recent Stanford University study, five faculty researchers from UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) were ranked among the top two-percent of scientists in the world. 

The report, first published in the prestigious PLOS Biology Journal, evaluated and ranked approximately seven million scientists across more than 20 disciplines from 1965-2019. Based...

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CCI Professor Participates in Landmark College Board Program

   January 21, 2021

As part of an innovative response to the pandemic and shifting student needs, UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) Professor Manuel Pérez Quiñones partnered with the College Board as an Advanced Placement (AP) Daily course lecturer. Leaning on college professors from more than 200 universities nationwide, the College Board developed “AP Daily,” free online videos...

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Dean Mili Named Tech Educator of the Year

NC Tech Honors CCI Dean at Annual Awards
   November 18, 2020

On Tuesday, November 17, UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) Dean Fatma Mili was honored as the North Carolina Technology Association (NC Tech) 2020 Tech Educator of the Year. 
Annually, the NC Tech Awards recognize the best in North Carolina’s tech community and raises money to support NC Tech’s Education Foundation, which provides scholarships to young women...

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CCI Hosts 21st Annual Cybersecurity Symposium

Pivoting, Event Still Shines - Online
   October 9, 2020

This week, UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) hosted its 21st Annual Cybersecurity Symposium. Presented virtually over the course of three days (October 6-9), the event drew nearly 900 attendees, a 25% increase over the in-person 2019 edition.

Shifitng from two decades as an in-person, on-campus event to a wholly virtual platform presented a number of challenges...

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CCI Hosts "Film Screen with a Dean"

Documentary Inspires Lively Discussion
   February 28, 2020

On February 26, UNC Charlotte's College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) and Dean Fatma Mili took its turn hosting Film Screen with a Dean, a multi-disciplinary film series for which academic leaders from across campus select and show compelling documentaries, each followed by a panel discussion (see panelist roster below).

The College of Health and Human Services (CHHS)...

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The Alumni Gives Scholarship allows students to pursue their dreams and contribute to the technology community.  This needs-based scholarship empowers students to overcome financial hurdles while pursuing their education goals and gives preference to underrepresented populations within the CCI student body. 

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