UMD Programmers Triumph Again
For the second year in a row, UMD students have taken the top prize at the DigiKey 2015 Colegiate Computing Competition. Thirty-four teams from 15 univerisites in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin competed for the honor.
UMD's winning team, the Wylei Werevoles, was made up of Aleksandar Straumann, Jonathan Beaulieu, Mitchell Rysavy, and Amanda Poston. For earning first place, each student took home a $300 Amazon gift card, while the department received a $5,000 and a bronze traveling trophy.