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    Is the “Geek” Label Alienating Women in Computer Science?

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on Nov 19, 2014 11:59:03 AM

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 10-year job outlook for all 12 major Computer Science and Information Technology Occupations will increase by 13-37%, most of which is much faster than the national average. Yet, while the field is growing and overall enrollment is up at most major universities, only about 18% of computer science and engineering majors are women. Why is that?

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    Topics: Computer Science Education, Computer Science Education, FabFems, Geek Bus, Geeks, higher education, Introduction to Computer Science, MentorNet, Million Women Mentors, STEM, Tricia Barry, Washington Post, We the Geeks, White House, women in Computer Science

    New Report Shows Computer Science Graduates Earning Top Salaries

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on Jun 26, 2014 1:36:33 PM

    Every year, PayScale, an online salary, benefits, and compensation information company, releases a College Salary Report with the median starting pay and median mid-career pay for the alumni from more than 1,000 schools. In the 2013-2014 report, engineering, math, science and technology fields dominated the list.

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    Topics: College Salary Report, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, higher education, Management Information Systems, PayScale, Software Engineering, University of California- Berkeley

    New Online Master's Degree in Computer Science Coming from Georgia Tech

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on May 31, 2013 10:16:03 AM

    The Georgia Institute of Technology College of Computing recently announced a new partnership with Udacity, a for-profit provider of MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), to offer a three year Online Master’s degree in Computer Science (OMS CS). The partnership also includes a deal with with AT&T, who will contribute $2 million and provide connectivity, tools, and services to students.

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    Topics: AT&T, Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology College of Computi, higher education, massive open online course, Master's Degree, MOOC, OMS CS, Online Learning, Online Master of Science in Computer Science, Udacity

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