Entry-level and experienced IT developers alike sometimes need to be reminded that employers view industry credentials as tangible proof of aptitude in industry standards and in specific areas of programming or development. That’s why they should always be looking to improve their coding chops. “Certifications may be seen as a […]

Starting this 2021-2022 school year, TEALS, a Microsoft Philanthropies program that helps high schools develop and grow inclusive and sustainable computer science programs, will operate in four Ciudad Juarez high schools and reach approximately 160 students. Over the next five years, the program will expand to 12 additional high schools […]

Canyon Crest Academy’s Girls Who Code club and the affiliated all-girls Ravenettes robotics team have assisted the NexStream “NexStarter” summer camp program in order to promote computer science and engineering education. The month-long summer program began in July and offered live-instruction at the CCA campus, as well as an online-only […]

Recently, Cal State Fullerton’s College of Engineering and Computer Science earned reaccreditation (until Sept. 30, 2027) for all five undergraduate programs: civil engineering, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. This accreditation from ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) demonstrates that a collegiate program […]

When people picture the archetypal computer nerd, they probably imagine a certain character: unkempt, eccentric, maybe a bit awkward around women—embodying a very specific, and perhaps unexpected, form of masculinity. Yet computer programming wasn’t born male. As computing historian Nathan Ensmenger notes, programming was initially seen as a woman’s job. So […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, released the following statement applauding the National Science Foundation (NSF) for awarding a grant totaling $499,899 to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to increase computer science access for students with […]

A Bowling Green State University computer science mentorship program for girls has received the 2021 ‘Inspiring Programs in STEM Award’ from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. CODE4her is a program that provides computer science mentoring for girls in grades 5-8. […]

Right now, Rodrigo Ochigame is reading Russian science fiction, Yugoslav art history, Indian philosophy, and Afro-Caribbean political theory. They are listening to Belgian electroacoustic music, Mongolian experimental rock, and Ethiopian jazz. Occasionally, the PhD student in the Program in History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology, and Society (HASTS) even throws dice […]