Alumnus Michael E. Karpeles (Mek) graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Vermont in 2010. Throughout all four years at UVM, Mek held officer positions within the Computer Science Student Association (CSSA). Mek helped transform the CSSA from a once-monthly meetup of ~5 members to a 24/7 hackerspace with dedicated laboratory space in Votey Hall, home to over twenty members. Read more...
By the students in CS 195 (Hands-On Robotics):
Shape the Future! Consider Computing at UVM!
Chair's WelcomeThis is an amazing time to go into computing, with unprecedented opportunities. Computers are a ubiquitous and growing presence in all aspects of modern society, and thus there is huge and increasing demand for computing professionals that is far from being met by the profile of today's graduates. This is why unemployment is near zero for Computing Professionals who want to work, and Computing Professionals earn some of the highest salaries in the U.S. But it's not just the money and jobs that make Computing such an exciting profession - Computing-related careers are some of the most versatile, creative, and satisfying career choices you can make, and computational thinking and skills are valuable complements to virtually all other career areas. More...
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Senior Lecturer Jackie Horton joined the Computer Science Faculty in 1998 with 10 years of industry experience applying her Electrical Engineering and Computer Science degrees.
Jackie primarily teaches courses in the introductory programming sequence. In 2003 she developed a new course, "Introduction to Programming", targeted at novice programmers, and in the fall of 2008 she offered two new courses: "Hands-On Robotics" and "Robots Among Us."
In addition to teaching, Jackie's service activities include advising students and organizing outreach. She has a special interest in the issue of Women in Computing.
For more information, visit Jackie Horton's website.