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Fundamentals of Computing

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Department of Computer Science

Computer science is a discipline that works with processing information in digital computers — and possibly quantum computers in the future. It is the integration of principles and technologies required to collect, store, access and process information. In general, computer science focuses on designing algorithms for solving complex problems. The Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Computer Science (CS) covers core areas of computer science with a focus on data science and cybersecurity. Computer science graduates are in high demand and enjoy excellent employment opportunities after graduation.

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Aug

08/23/2019 08:00:00 EDT

AdvanSix/AIChE Sponsored CCPS Student Boot Camp

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Engineering West Hall Room 401/104

14

Jun

06/14/2019 13:00:54 EDT

CLSE Seminar with Nimir Elbashir, Ph.D.

1 – 2 p.m.

Engineering West Hall, Room 401

20

Jun

06/20/2019 08:30:00 EDT

College of Engineering Family Day

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Engineering West Hall

18

Sep

09/18/2019 09:00:00 EDT

Fall 2019 Engineering Internship and Career Fair

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Engineering East Hall / Snead Hall

2

Nov

11/02/2019 07:00:00 EDT

Health Hacks 2019

7:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Engineering East Hall | Multiple Locations

2

Jun

06/02/2019 17:00:00 EDT

IEEE Magnetics Society Summer School

5–8 p.m.

Engineering East Hall, Atrium Engineering West Hall, Room 101

4

Jun

06/04/2019 11:30:10 EDT

MNE Seminar with Majeda Khraisheh, Ph.D.

11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Engineering East Hall, Room 3229

28

Sep

09/28/2019 08:01:00 EDT

RamHacks

All day

Engineering East Hall, multiple locations

22

May

05/22/2019 12:00:00 EDT

Thesis Defense with M. Tyler Perez

12:00 PM

Engineering West Hall #2221

10

Oct

10/10/2019 09:30:00 EDT

VCU Open House

9:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Engineering East Hall | Qimonda Atrium

27

Jun

06/27/2019 00:00:00 EDT

VM Workshop

all day event

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