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Jasper: Problem-solving skills from computer science can aid social progress

Mila Jasper, Op-Ed Contributor

October 18, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

American political news has been painful to read lately. The polarization, political doublespeak and inflammatory rhetoric, bigotry and fragmentation are disheartening. This quarter I decided to take a computer science class,...

Northwestern to hire 20 faculty members in computer science

Peter Kotecki, Development and Recruitment Editor

June 1, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Northwestern will hire 20 new faculty members as part of a roughly $150 million effort to expand its computer science program, the University announced on Wednesday. Half of the new professors will teach core computer science c...

McCormick sophomore develops mobile app to lock phone intelligently

Yunita Ong, Reporter

October 5, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Science & Technology

McCormick sophomore William Xiao has earned kudos from the online technology community for developing an Android mobile application that intelligently locks and unlocks the user’s phone using sensor data. Named Pocket Lock,...