The new school advances research and learning in science and mathematics fields within the context of the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts.
From soloing at the Austin Civic Orchestra to presenting at the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference in Japan, cellist Isabel Tweraser ’19 embodies Southwestern’s commitment to interdisciplinary study.
Computer Science and Computational Math students used King Creativity Funds to create a facial recognition robot, mine cryptocurrency for charity, create an automated medication dispenser, and count bacteria on petri dishes
Nine students presented five posters at the South Central Regional Conference of the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, and won two awards.
On February 2, 2018, Southwestern University officially broke ground on the second phase of a $37 million-dollar expansion to the Fondren-Jones Science Center. The project is expected to be completed and ready to welcome students in the fall of 2019.
Inspired by his late great-grandmother, Cameron hopes his design will “help people lead independent lives while providing reassurance to their caretakers and loved ones.”
Alumnus Jacob Schrum ’06, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, reflects on his time as a student at SU, what it’s like to be on the other side of the desk, and chimes in with his thoughts on Artificial Intelligence. Spoiler alert: we’re not doomed.
Several women Math and Computer Science majors recently traveled to attend conferences, workshops, and internships to learn and engage with the larger CS community, with the help of prestigious scholarships.