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Student resources in computer science

Are you wondering what you can do with a degree in computer science or mathematics? Check out these links:

Augustana Web Guild 

Augustana Invitational Robotics Contest

Association for Computing Machinery, the leading professional society for computer scientists, with discounted student membership and free resources. 

Open Kattis, a free online practice site for intercollegiate programming contests.

Lejos, Java programming framework for LEGO-brand EV3 and NXT robots.

Computing Careers

Computer Science Online

Peterson's Education and Career Center

 

Are you thinking about graduate school? Here is a screening tool you might find helpful as you consider your options.

Software

SAGE 

Continuum, Python (including scientific computing and data science tools) / Anaconda.

Android Studio, mobile app development.

GitHub, for team collaboration and source code version control.

Our computer science students use the Eclipse development environment as they learn the Java programming language.

Atanasoff-Berry Computer

‘Birth of the Computer’ explores Q-C ties to inventor Atanasoff

The “Birth of the Computer: The John Atanasoff Story” event will include a viewing of the documentary “Atanasoff, Father of the Computer” and a panel discussion on John Atanasoff, inventor of the electronic digital computer, and his ties to the Quad-Cities.

Nelly Cheboi

CNN Hero Cheboi '16 to speak Jan. 11, and at commencement

CNN Hero Nelly Cheboi '16 will share her leadership journey at a mini-lecture on on campus Jan. 11. 

Nelly Cheboi

Cheboi '16 is CNN Hero of the Year!

Nelly Cheboi '16 was named CNN Hero of the Year Sunday for her work with TechLit Africa, a nonprofit that redistributes recycled computers in schools in rural Kenya.