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PHOTO: CAPWICJMU Hosts Celebration of Women in Computing

February 19, 2015

The Capitol Area Celebration of Women in Computing 2015 (CAPWIC) will be held at James Madison University for the first time in the university's history.

PHOTO: Programming CompetitionPursuing a Passion for Competitive Programming

February 19, 2015

Last semester, assistant professor Dr. Chris Mayfield taught a Computer Science (CS) class with a somewhat unexpected goal: to have fun. CS 280 is a competitive computer programming class, which means students enter competitions to challenge their programming skills.

PHOTO: Career FairComputer Science Career Fair Brings New Opportunities

January 29, 2015

A new career fair, introduced last semester brings more opportunities to job-seeking students at James Madison University (JMU). The difference is, it’s exclusively for Computer Science (CS) students.

PHOTO: laptopsWant To Learn to Program an App, or Maybe a Game?

December 4, 2014

Hoping to spark an interest in computer programming, including mobile app development, James Madison University will participate in the national Hour of Code event again this year, but with a twist.


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Welcome from Computer Science

PHOTO:Sharon Simmons

The Computer Science department strives to be an intellectual community that continually explores the broad field of computing, applies this knowledge to solve problems in a variety of domains, and engages with the profession and society at large. More >