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Changing Lives With Mobile Technology

As technology continues to evolve, the field of computer science has constantly changed alongside it. One of JMU's newest CS Professors, Dr. Farzana Rahman works to develop health and wellness apps for smartphones.

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PHOTO: laptopsWant To Learn to Program an App, or Maybe a Game?

December 4, 2014

Hoping to spark an interest in computer programming, including mobile app development, James Madison University will participate in the national Hour of Code event again this year, but with a twist.

PHOTO: Bob Kolvoord & Sharon LovellStudents Attend World's Largest Gathering of Women Technologists

November 6, 2014

Grace Hopper would be proud of JMU's nine female computer science majors who recently attended the prestigious conference named in her honor.

PHOTO: SowdenRevitalizing Recruit-a-Duke

October 16, 2014

Over this past summer, the services provided by Career and Academic Planning  to students within the College of Integrated Science and Engineering (CISE) were improved further thanks to the help of our CAP liaison, Kristin Sowden.

PHOTO: Michael LamFaculty Spotlight - Michael Lam

October 2, 2014

This Fall, the Department of Computer Science welcomes back Dr. Michael Lam as one of its newest faculty members. Lam, who earned his Ph.D in Computer Science from the University of Maryland earlier this year, is also a JMU alumni who completed his bachelor’s degree in 2007.


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The Computer Science department strives to be an intellectual community that continually explores the broad field of computing, applies this knowledge to solve problems in a variety of domains, and engages with the profession and society at large. More >