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    Default Join the celebration of 50 years of computing at UL!

    The Center for Advanced Computer Studies and the Department of Computer Science invites all UL students, faculty, alumni, and supporters to join us on October 30-31, 2009 as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of computing at UL and 25th anniversary of the founding of the Center for Advanced Computer Studies.

    Highlights of scheduled events:
    Workshop highlighting the impact of Computing and Internet revolution
    Poster presentations of research and student projects
    Tours of the new Computer Science building
    Official ceremony naming the new Computer Science building in honor of Dr. James Oliver
    Banquet ($15/student, $40/person, $75/couple, $320/table)

    For more information and to register, please visit:

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      UL — The University of Louisiana commemorates the 50th anniversary of its computer science program Friday and Saturday with its Louisiana Computing Carnival 2009.

    All computer science and Center for Advanced Computer Studies alumni and supporters are invited to attend.

    Events include the rededication of the university’s computer science building, a banquet on Friday and workshops scheduled Saturday.

    At 1:30 p.m. Friday, a rededication ceremony will be held to rename the computer science building after James Oliver, the late professor who founded UL’s computer science program. The building is at 301 E. Lewis St. across from Girard Park.

    “Fifty years ago, UL offered the first course in computer science. Not many universities had even heard about this new invention,” Magdy Bayoumi, director of CACS and department head for computer science, said in a news release.

    “From there, UL developed an excellent computer science program, highly regarded all over the world.”

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