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Mirabile dictu! Computer Science is part of STEM!

imagesMost of the intellectual excitement in STEM is in Computer Science.

Most of the jobs in STEM are in Computer Science.

Most of the student interest in STEM is in Computer Science.

Unfortunately, the chemists, physicists, biologists, and astronomers are partial to the STEM status quo of 100 years ago.  But today, thanks to the U.S. House of Representatives, Computer Science is officially part of STEM.  By voice vote, the House passed HR 5031, the STEM Education Act of 2014, “To define STEM education to include computer science.”

Kowabonga!

July 14, 2014