Articles tagged with computer science

25 Computer Science Terms to Decode Before Your First Semester

Just because you’re new to the game doesn’t mean you need to be left out of the conversation. With a little preparation, you can impress your classmates on the first day of school with your know-how of computer science terms. Here are 25 to get your started.

6 Surprising Ways Computer Science Benefits Society

You’re aware of the exciting career opportunities in computer science, but you might be surprised to learn about the important roles computer scientists play in our society. While the impact may not be as obvious as that of a nurse or teacher, these tech pros are working hard behind the scenes to make a difference.

10 Famous Computer Scientists Who Impacted the Industry

Scientists are often thought of as those who study nature or chemistry and make discoveries in medicine. But we can’t over-look the scientists who chose to study a much different specimen: the computer. Read up on some famous computer scientists who have used their knowledge, expertise and inventive spirits to impact our world forever.

What Can You Do With a Computer Science Degree?

Are you considering earning a computer science degree? If so, you're probably curious about what your options will be after graduation. We broke down the top ten computer science careers to help you in your research.

Women in Computer Science: 5 Assumptions to Avoid

Why aren't more women capitalizing on the exciting opportunities in the tech industry? Many are steering clear due to some false assumptions they have about the field. We enlisted some experts to set the record straight.

Bloomington Computer Science Grad Proves Himself While Still in School

In his previous career, Bloomington computer science graduate Michael Gunderson would be elbow-deep in auto parts, trying to piece together the remnants of a vehicle; now he is rolling his sleeves up and piecing together something entirely different-software. These jobs may seem vastly different but both boil down to piecing together parts of a system in order to make it more reliable and efficient. This is how Gunderson has moved from nuts and bolts to scripts and syntax.

IT vs. Computer Science: Which Degree is Right for You? [Infographic]

If you're looking for a program that will prime you for success in a variety of technology careers, you're probably considering IT versus computer science. We created this infographic to provide you with a side-by-side comparison of these fields of study so you can decide which suits you best.

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