Computer Science Department

CS Fellows Use Algorithms to Solve Today’s Problems

Several computer science majors have fellowships this summer through Bowdoin to devote themselves to finding solutions to everyday problems. They’re devising programs and algorithms to automatically detect archaeological looting, to make homes more energy efficient, or to better predict coastal flooding as the climate becomes more unstable.

Digital Tools Open Up Bowdoin’s Past to Students

The following story explores the ways in which students, staff, and faculty are applying digital technology to analyze old texts and objects.

Two CS Students Who Love Italy Build Virtual Reality Language Program

While studying in Bologna, Italy, for a semester, two Bowdoin computer science majors were inspired to try to recreate their time abroad for students back in Maine.

Morality on Twitter: Collaborative Project Analyzes 1.2m Teacher Posts

A pioneering research project, involving education and computer science faculty, has now processed more than 1.2 million teacher tweets in an effort to get the true measure of what America’s educators are saying about their jobs.

Annual Hacks’ Hackathon Generates Flurry of Innovations

Smith Union was filled with techies last weekend who were participating in the third annual CBBHacks Hackathon, the largest student hackathon in Maine.

Women CompSci Majors Talk Gender, Why They Love Their Field, and Jobs

Bowdoin Women in Computer Science, which was founded by Grace Handler ’17 and Madeline Bustamante ’17 in 2014, aims to not only academically support computer science students but also tries to prepare them for professional success.

Juliet Eyraud ’16 Offers Coding Class to Refugees

This semester, senior Juliet Eyraud has been traveling to Portland once a week to teach an introductory computer programming class for English language learners.

Students Land Jobs at Computer Science Conference for Women

Eight of the fourteen students who attended the computer science conference were offered summer internships or full-time jobs at the career fair.