Computer science

Patricia Ordóñez: Propelling computer science into the health industry and equity

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Dra. Patricia Ordóñez
Dr. Patricia Ordóñez

The disparity of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields is still a serious issue in 2016. Computer science, a STEM discipline, is not the exception. Data from the National Science Foundation show that although the number women acquiring computer science degrees has increased since 2002, women are still a small proportion of the workforce in this field which continues to be dominated by men. 

Why Puerto Rican Students Need to Take Computer Science Education into Their Own Hands

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“Whether you want to uncover the secrets of the Universe or pursue a career in the 21st century, basic computer programming is an essential skill to learn.” Stephen Hawking, theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author, and programming enthusiast.

Visita de Twitter a la Universidad de Puerto Rico

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Twitter's Coming to UPR!

At Twitter, we believe the open exchange of information can be a compelling force for good in the world, and have built Twitter to be the real-time public platform for authentic voices, conversations, and ideas.

Now we are entering a very exciting phase of development, and are actively looking for engineers. We would love to have you join the flock to help write our next chapter.





First bachelor's degree with Microsoft certification announced

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Yalixa Rivera Cruz

In a pioneering initiative, Microsoft  Puerto Rico, with Columbia Central University, announced the first bachelor's degree in information technology, network and security with a Microsoft certification.

The original version of this article is in Spanish. You can read it by clicking on ESPAÑOL at the top right of your screen.


Becas de Google para Asistir a la Conferencia de Mujeres en Cómputación Grace Hopper

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As part of Google's ongoing commitment to increase the number of women in engineering, we are excited to offer travel grants to the 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference taking place in Phoenix, Arizona from October 8 - 10, 2014.






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