Faculty propose data science program

By GRACE GILLOOLY

November 21, 2019

In response to faculty recommendations, the college is exploring adding data science opportunities to its curriculum, with the long-term goal of creating a data science major.

Trustees Approve New Academic Building

Trustees Approve New Academic Building

By LUCY GRINDON

November 8, 2017

Last week, the Middlebury board of trustees approved a $4.5 million budget for the construction of a temporary building on the south side of the parking lot behind Johnson Memorial Building. For twelve years, the building will house the computer science department. It will also provide office space...

Women Forge Community in Computer Science Department

By Elizabeth Zhou

April 14, 2016

It is no secret that the computer science field – at Middlebury and beyond – is dominated largely by males. Restrictive gender norms throughout history have permeated into modern academia, resulting in spaces that do not always feel comfortable for traditionally underrepresented groups. An initiative...

Computer Science Enrollment Triples, Majors Double

By Emily Singer

October 9, 2013

Over the last three years, enrollment in Computer Science courses at the College has tripled. The growth is the largest in any department in recent history, and is in keeping with nationwide enrollment trends, spurred by job opportunities and the glamorization of start-ups, entrepreneurship and new technologies. Enrollment...

Computer Science Faculty Seek Expansion

By Will Henriques

October 3, 2012

Interest in computer science has been trending upward over the past four years at Middlebury College, but in the past four semesters, the computer science department has seen a massive spike in enrollment. Since 2008, introductory enrollment has quadrupled. The total introductory enrollment during the...

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