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Grad students celebrate Diwali

CS graduate students from India hosted a Diwali celebration for students, faculty, and staff. Diwali, or Festival of Lights' is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year. Among year around festivals celebrated in India, Diwali is one of the largest and brights. In the photo, professor John Boon and graduate school dean Maria Cowles enjoy refreshments, while students dance in the background. The CS Department is home for many international students from India, Nepal and Malaysia, where this festival is celebrated.


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