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NPR: “Seattle Area Lacks Computer Science Majors”

A terrific piece by NPR reporter Wendy Kaufman on the market for computer science graduates in the Seattle area, intense student interest, and UW’s recent efforts to respond.

UW President Michael Young states:  “If you actually look at what’s happened in the world, we have an enormous amount of information available to us, and dealing with this big data is incredibly important.  Computer science is the absolute epicenter of this.  So we have to have more compute scientists.”

Listen to the report here.

May 31, 2012