Awarded to a graduating senior who completes an outstanding research project whose results should be published or of publishable quality with the intent to publish. In addition, this senior should have done excellent work in all computer science courses with a recognized joy of and appreciation for computer science as a discipline of study. Three students received this award.
Awarded to a graduating senior major who has contributed significantly to maintaining and building excellence in the undergraduate program. The winner should have gone beyond what is expected and excelled in both support of the program and in coursework. Five students received this award.
Graduation with Distinction is awarded to students who complete a substantial project that consists of at least one year’s work, including an independent study under the guidance of a faculty member. The project represents a significant intellectual endeavor and requires a presentation made to a committee of three faculty members.