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An all female team at SBUHacks on September 15, 2018 who took home the Best Coding Award. On February 19, Governor Cuomo announced the Smart Start Program which will allow New York elementary and middle schools to participate more in cmoputer science. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Governor Cuomo announces plan to invest in computer science education hoping to close gender gap

Joe McQueen March 24, 2019
"To keep New York at the forefront of innovation, we must level the playing field for young women and provide them with the tools for success," Gov. Cuomo said in a 2018 press release following the launch of Smart Start.
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A close up photo of an eye. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Graduate computer science students develop app for people with ALS

Maya Brown February 19, 2019
A team of Stony Brook students designed an app that can help improve quality of life for people with ALS and other neuromuscular diseases.
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Students create and compete in first annual SBUHacks event

Emma Harris September 16, 2018
Over 300 students from across Stony Brook University and beyond gathered at SBUHacks, the university’s first official Major League Hacking (MLH) hackathon, on Friday, Sept. 14.
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150 students came from across the country to participate in the hack@CEWIT hackathon. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

CEWIT hackathon attracts hundreds of programmers to Stony Brook University

Gary Ghayrat February 18, 2018
Hack@CEWIT 2018: IoT & Security, the second annual event of its kind, gathered around 150 students from across the country and abroad to code programs, solve challenges and showcase applications while attending workshops and tech talks over the span of three days.
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A group of Stony Brook Uninversity students won a hackathon last month by building an app called ToiletGo. The was bulit using an Arduino board, like the one shown above. JAN VANTOMME/FLICKR VIA CC BY-NC 2.0

Students test computer science skills at inaugural hackathon

Taylor Ha March 19, 2017
These students didn’t hack computer systems in the traditional sense. Instead, they marshaled their computer science skills toward engineering innovative, useful software.
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