Technology salaries in the U.S. saw "the biggest jump in more than a decade."
Watch an inspirational video that was released by Code.org. The video highlights the importance of teaching all students computer science. It shares the messages of Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Chris Bosch, will.i.am, and others.
Students at Loyola have engaged in a diverse set of outreach activities, with particular attention now turning to the Greater Chicago Regional Botball Tournament coming up on Sunday, April 14 at the Museum of Science and Industry. Botball is an action-packed robotics competition for middle and high-school students that integrates robot building, programming, documentation writing, and even a bit of mathematical analysis.
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Loyola's chapter of the STARS Leadership Corps (SLC) of the STARS Alliance is continuing to work towards the goal of broadening participation in computing. The new chapter website includes a blog with reports of recent activities. Some examples are teaching Scratch programming to youngsters at a community center, making presentations about computing at high schools and elementary schools, mentoring a high school robotics team, mentoring high school students in the American Computer Science League contest, and teaching computing skills to refugees.
Tech professionals in the Silicon Valley are making a six-figure income on average.
Loyola University Chicago's CS Department is participating in a multi-institutional curricular initiative on Parallel and Distributed Computing.
Dr Andrew Harrington of the Loyola Computer Science Department will be a World Finals Judge for the the ACM-ICPC World Finals in May, 2012. The ACM-ICPC World Finals will be located in located in Warsaw, Poland. The contest will run from May 14 - 18.
2011 Bioinformatics Laurel Yohe has received two prestigious fellowships.