Loyola University Chicago

Department of Computer Science


  • Non-Computer Science Majors Challenged to Build Android Apps Over J-Term

    01/27/2014. The ten students who enrolled in COMP 125 over J-Term were in for quite a surprise. COMP 125 is an intro course to programming designed for non-CS majors. These ten brave souls were tasked with creating their very own custom Apps for Android using AppInventor, a tool freely available for all.
  • Loyola Sponsors Regional Botball Competition

    12/05/2013. Loyola played a key role in this year's Greater Chicago Regional Botball competition. The competition took place on April 14 at the Museum of Science and Industry.
  • Inspirational Video at Code.org

    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.
  • Loyola STARS Computing Corps Members Engage in Diverse Outreach Activities

    03/13/2013. 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.
  • STARS Leadership Corps activities continue

    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.
  • CS Department participating in EduPar Curricular Initiative

    Loyola University Chicago's CS Department is participating in a multi-institutional curricular initiative on Parallel and Distributed Computing.
  • Dr. Harrington serves as judge at the 2012 World Programming Competition

    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.
  • Recent Graduate Receives Two Fellowships

    2011 Bioinformatics Laurel Yohe has received two prestigious fellowships.