Computer Science Department
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.
The following story explores the ways in which students, staff, and faculty are applying digital technology to analyze old texts and objects.
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.
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.
Smith Union was filled with techies last weekend who were participating in the third annual CBBHacks Hackathon, the largest student hackathon in Maine.
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.
This semester, senior Juliet Eyraud has been traveling to Portland once a week to teach an introductory computer programming class for English language learners.
Eight of the fourteen students who attended the computer science conference were offered summer internships or full-time jobs at the career fair.