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Computer Science Club ‘programs’ new ways to connect amid ongoing pandemic

The officers of the Computer Science Club meet on Zoom.

By Lucy Li, Staff Writer

September 6, 2020

The pandemic did not halt the development of the club. Instead, club officers faced the challenge head-on and made more progress than they expected with the creation of six new programs to offer help and resources to club members.

SCI reflects on first year of first-year students

The 2019-20 academic year marked the first time SCI admitted first-year undergraduate students.

By Katie Sottile, Staff Writer

April 19, 2020

The 2019-20 academic year marked the first time SCI admitted first-year undergraduate students.

SCI to offer programs in cybersecurity

Classes for the new Pitt School of Computing and Information cybersecurity program will start in August.

By Brian Gentry, Assistant News Editor

March 7, 2019

Pitt’s School of Computing and Information opened a Professional Institute yesterday, and its first initiative is to offer programs in cybersecurity.

Flawed but vital: MARS teaches students specifics of computer architecture

The MARS software editing screen.

By Griffin Lynch, For The Pitt News

February 15, 2019

Students at Pitt in CS 0447 are undertaking the difficult task of learning how to read and write assembly languages — and a tool is making it easier for students and teachers alike.

Facilitate innovation, offer computer science classes

Illustration by Aby Sobotka

By Matt Moret / Columnist

September 21, 2015

In many high school classes, there is always one kid who feels the need to raise a hand and ask the most frustrating question known to academia: “So when are we ever going to need this?” Perhaps these students feel as though their classes no longer prepare them for the shifting world they will ev...

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