- CS students launch a balloon into space, April 19, 11:00 AM, north of Tower Road and Arcola Ave
- Dr. David Gerhard wins two teaching awards from the Centre for Teaching and Learning at the UofR
- Dr. Orland Hoeber granted tenure
- Computer Science alumnus Mark Laprairie featured in the Leader-Post
- Approved non CS courses in all CS grad programs
Friday, April 24, 1981
The IBM PC is introduced
While not the first personal computer, it establishes the basis for future PC systems.