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Grad student’s team wins Google hackathon award
July 2, 2014

By Kate Nelson, College of Engineering & Architecture intern

Google-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Computer science doctoral student Gabriel V. de la Cruz recently attended the 2014 Google Scholars Retreat, where his team won the Engineer’s Choice award in the Google Scholars Hackathon.

Student writes code in competitive Google program
July 1, 2013


VANCOUVER, Wash. – Computer science graduate student Bo Wang is one of 1,192 applicants accepted to the Google Summer of Code program out of 5,999 proposals from 94 countries. David Chiu, assistant professor of computer science at Washington State University Vancouver, was selected as a mentor.

The global program offers students a $5,000 stipend to write computer code for open-source (available to the public for free) projects. It is designed to inspire young developers and give them the opportunity to do work related to their academic pursuits.

Wang’s project focuses on a mobile application for planning a field research … » More …