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  •  Who will fill the computer science jobs?

    Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

    More than 1.4 million new jobs in computing will be created this decade, yet more than half of California's public high schools don't offer a single course in computer science or programming. What difference does this make? Read an article by Department of Computer Engineering's Dan Lewis to find out.

  •  Educating the Whole Engineer

    Thursday, Sep. 4, 2014

    SCU's Chancellor William Rewak, S.J., writes about the convergence of the worlds of technology and poetry in this San Jose Mercury News report.

  •  Stranger than Fiction

    Thursday, Sep. 4, 2014

    Imagine a giant landslide on the western shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe that set off a series of tsunamis sending walls of water 30 stories high and house-sized boulders rushing down the Truckee River. Though it might sound like a far-fetched pitch for a Hollywood block-buster, the event really happened about 3 million years ago. A paper in the journal Geosphere, by SCU Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Christopher Kitts (with James G. Moore and Richard A. Schweickert) sheds new light on the event and KQED Science Contributor Andrew Alden writes about the "terrifying picture of geologic uproar" their investigation uncovered here.

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