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CS Students Face a Shrinking Big Tech Job Market
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CS Students Face a Shrinking Big Tech Job Market

Layoffs, hiring freezes, and planned recruiting slowdowns at a number of big tech firms are the new reality for a generation of computer and data science students...

Making Science More Accessible to People With Disabilities
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Making Science More Accessible to People With Disabilities

The pandemic prompted workplace changes that proved beneficial to some with disabilities in STEM fields, but there's concern that these gains will be rolled back...

Hour Of Code Goes Into Space
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Hour Of Code Goes Into Space

The Hour of Code is going extra-terrestrial this year, with hour-long activities about computer science in space beamed from aboard the International Space Station...

Researchers Win Gordon Bell Special Prize for Models that Track COVID Variants
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Researchers Win Gordon Bell Special Prize for Models that Track COVID Variants

Scientists from Argonne National Laboratory and their collaborators have won the 2022 Gordon Bell Special Prize for High Performance Computing-Based COVID-19 Research...

International Enrollment Rebounds at U.S. Universities
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International Enrollment Rebounds at U.S. Universities

International enrollment at U.S. universities has largely recovered from a steep drop during the pandemic, though Chinese student enrollment continues to decline...

Fix Tech Staffing with Rightsizing, not Layoffs
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Fix Tech Staffing with Rightsizing, not Layoffs

With the latest downturn in the tech industry, analysts urge for rightsizing rather than laying off IT staff.

The Pool of Talented C++ Developers Is Running Dry
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The Pool of Talented C++ Developers Is Running Dry

Companies are finding that there aren't enough job candidates with high level C++ skills.

Developers Skilled In Blockchain Are In Short Supply
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Developers Skilled In Blockchain Are In Short Supply

The blockchain industry is growing rapidly and faces a dearth in the supply of new talent to meet the needs of the burgeoning ecosystem, according to a study by...

Computer Science Has a Racism Problem: These Researchers Want to Fix It
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Computer Science Has a Racism Problem: These Researchers Want to Fix It

There are diversity gaps in computer science and in STEM subjects and it's growing at U.S. universities. That's a problem, says Juan Gilbert at the University of...

Cybersecurity Chiefs Struggle to Hire Amid Talent Shortage
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Cybersecurity Chiefs Struggle to Hire Amid Talent Shortage

The cybersecurity talent gap grew by 26.2% over the past year, with around 3.4 million unfilled jobs worldwide, according to a study from (ISC)2.

The Many Shapes of a Computer Science Career
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The Many Shapes of a Computer Science Career

When you apply for a career in tech, it often means having to decide: Am I a product manager? A software engineer? A researcher? A designer? Most of us have a variety...

UW Computer Science Professor Wins MacArthur 'Genius Grant'
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UW Computer Science Professor Wins MacArthur 'Genius Grant'

University of Washington computer science professor Yejin Choi has been awarded a 2022 "genius grant" fellowship by the MacArthur Foundation.

Scientists Hit Their Creative Peak Early in Their Careers
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Scientists Hit Their Creative Peak Early in Their Careers

Scientists overall are most innovative and creative early in their careers, a new study says.

Some Colleges Are Teaming Up to Survive
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Some Colleges Are Teaming Up to Survive

Smaller colleges facing declining student enrollment are sharing courses online in order to survive.

Preparing Computer Systems for Evolving Technology
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Preparing Computer Systems for Evolving Technology

Weiwei Jia, an assistant professor on the computer engineering faculty at the University of Rhode Island, is developing next-generation cloud systems that do a...

These Job-Training Programs Work, and May Show Others the Way
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These Job-Training Programs Work, and May Show Others the Way

There is a growing track record of success for nonprofit, comprehensive job-training programs that are attuned to the hiring needs of business but go well beyond...

Preparing the Next Cyber Defenders
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Preparing the Next Cyber Defenders

The California State University system is working to address an estimated workforce gap of more than 700,000 cybersecurity jobs in the United States by accelerating...

Chinese Academics in U.S. Increasingly Going Home Out of Fear
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Chinese Academics in U.S. Increasingly Going Home Out of Fear

The China Initiative, a 2018 probe of academic and economic spying begun by then-President Donald Trump, has driven up the number of Chinese-born academics departing...

Schools Get Creative with Computer Science Teaching
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Schools Get Creative with Computer Science Teaching

Ohio's educational institutions are mobilizing to improve how they teach computer science to kids in K-12 schools.

How Introductory Courses Deter Minority Students from STEM Degrees
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How Introductory Courses Deter Minority Students from STEM Degrees

Minority students who earn low grades in introductory STEM classes are less likely to earn degrees in these subjects than similar White students, according to a...
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