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IBM Establishes First Quantum Education, Research Initiative for Historically Black Colleges, Universities
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IBM Establishes First Quantum Education, Research Initiative for Historically Black Colleges, Universities

IBM announced its first IBM Quantum education and research initiative for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), led by Howard University and 12 other...

Amazon to Provide Computer Science Education for Over 550,000 K-12 Students Annually
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Amazon to Provide Computer Science Education for Over 550,000 K-12 Students Annually

Amazon Future Engineer also launched the Amazon Cyber Robotics Challenge, a coding competition that teaches the basics of computer science in the context of a real...

ACM Study Gives Most Detailed Picture to Date of U.S. Bachelor's Programs in Computing
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ACM Study Gives Most Detailed Picture to Date of U.S. Bachelor's Programs in Computing

ACM's eighth annual Study of Non-Doctoral Granting Departments in Computing offers a sweeping assessment of undergraduate computing education.

Minding the Gaps
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Minding the Gaps

Boosting diversity in the computer science field remains a challenge even after years of effort. A growing focus on universities may deliver results.

Coding with Wonder Woman: Microsoft Project to Educate the Next Generation of Programmers
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Coding with Wonder Woman: Microsoft Project to Educate the Next Generation of Programmers

In partnership with NASA, Smithsonian Learning Labs, and others, the lessons use space exploration, museums, and popular movies to teach the principles of programming...

A Science Is Born
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A Science Is Born

The "yeasty" times" when computer research grew at Harvard University, five decades ago.

Challenge to Scientists: Does Your Ten-Year-Old Code Still Run?
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Challenge to Scientists: Does Your Ten-Year-Old Code Still Run?

Missing documentation and obsolete environments force participants in the Ten Years Reproducibility Challenge to get creative.

With Virtual Reality, Caregivers Can Become Patients
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With Virtual Reality, Caregivers Can Become Patients

Carrie Shaw's struggle with her mother's dementia led her to create a company that allows users to experience the struggles of growing older.
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