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Ph.D. student Desheng Zhang receives Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students

Ph.D. student Desheng Zhang has been recognized with the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad, the highest honor for Chinese students studying abroad. Zhang was one of only four computer science students selected from a pool of more than 250,000 Chinese students studying the U.S. last year. The award was established to encourage research excellence and to recognize the achievements of Chinese students abroad. Zhang will receive a $6,000 cash prize and a certificate at a ceremony in the Consulate-General of China in Chicago. Zhang is a 3rd year Ph.D. student working with Associate Professor Tian He.

Scholarship deadline approaching, apply now!

Undergraduate students have one week left to complete their applications for 2014-2015 Computer Science & Engineering scholarships. Opportunities range from GIS to women in computing with seven scholarships total, all on one application! That application is available here and is due April 15th. Additional scholarships are available from the College of Science & Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts, so don't miss this chance to help finance your education. More information available at the CS&E scholarships page.

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