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  • First Lego League: Introducing young people to science and technology
  • CS4VA: Teaching kids to code
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PHOTO: KeezelCS Students Design Apps in Apps4VA Contest

May 21, 2015

Students in Dr. Mayfield's database systems course design apps that help everyone from lawmakers to the general public get a handle on Virginia Department of Education data.

PHOTO: KeezelThanks, Great-Great-Grandfather

May 5, 2015

Sam Harrison, a member of the James Madison University Class of 2015, can arguably be considered a great-great-grandson of the school.

PHOTO: CyberCyber Duty Calls

May 5, 2015

Two James Madison University students are honoring their families' tradition of military service while joining a select group of ROTC cadets preparing to enter the world of cyber security for the U.S. Army.

PHOTO: circuit boardJMU Students Customize TurtleBots to Learn Programming

April 22, 2015

TurtleBots are scattered around the lab as students are huddled over their keyboards. Curses directed at their computers break the silence.

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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 >