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Georgetown Offers Cybersecurity Scholarship

Georgetown started a cybersecurity scholarship program March 15 in which both graduate and undergraduate students will be able to receive tuition and stipend benefits in exchange for working in the public sector after graduation. The department of computer science helped secure a $5 million National Science Foundation grant to fund the[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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The Capital Region Celebration of Women in Computing aimed to encourage women to participate to computer science and advertised career opportunities for students.

Georgetown Hosts Women in Computing Conference

The university hosted the Capital Region Celebration of Women in Computing to raise awareness of women in computer science fields Feb. 24 and 25. This is the first year that Georgetown has hosted the event and this year’s attendance was the highest CAPWIC has ever experienced with over 200 people[Read More…]

by March 11, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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Georgetown University Women Coders held a programming event to provide women with more exposure to computer science fields.

Coding Party Promotes Computer Science

The Georgetown University Women Coders, also known as guWeCode, launched the second annual Coding Party in the Healey Family Student Center on Jan. 18 to promote more women to engage and participate in the field of computer science. The event, which was attended by about 50 people, was open to[Read More…]

by January 26, 2017 2 comments Business, Business - Top
HOYA HACKS
Over 300 student competitors from more than 130 universities from all over the country participated in a 36-hour hackathon in the Healey Family Student Center to test their software and hardware skills.

Hoya Hacks Highlights Tech Innovation

Students from colleges across the country descended upon Georgetown’s campus last weekend to compete in the second annual Hoya Hacks, a competitive 36-hour test of software and hardware skill and determination in pursuit of prizes and honors. This year’s event attracted more than 300 students from over 130 universities. Hosted[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
TESS O'CONNOR
Professor Wenchao Zhou (pictured), professor Micah Sherr and professor Clay Shields have received $1.7 million to develop new cyber defense for distributed denial of service attacks.

Professors Receive $1.7 Million to Develop New Cyber Defense

Three professors in Georgetown University’s computer science department received $1.7 million from a contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop new cyber defense for distributed denial of service attacks. Professor Wenchao Zhou, professor Micah Sherr and professor Clay Shields’ research is part of a larger $3.5 million[Read More…]

by July 7, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Hacking a Liberal Arts Education

Hacking a Liberal Arts Education

“And that’s what this last chapter is all about. It could be interesting to dive deeper, but because we are not an engineering school, we can wrap up this class here. Any questions?” Just one. At what university is it remotely acceptable to damn an entire department to mediocrity? At[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
THE DISCONCERTED DEMAGOGUE

THE DISCONCERTED DEMAGOGUE

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by January 26, 2012 0 comments Opinion