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  • 2015 Projects to Innovation Workshop

    2015 Projects to Innovation Workshop

  • Fall 2014 UG Research/Internship Workshop

    Fall 2014 UG Research/Internship Workshop

  • High School Day 2014

    High School Day 2014

  • 2013 Internship/Undergrad Research Workshop

    2013 Internship/Undergrad Research Workshop

  • Computer Science Get-Together 2012

    Computer Science Get-Together 2012

  • CS Education Week 2012

    CS Education Week 2012

  • Student Recognition Spring 2013

    Student Recognition Spring 2013

  • CS Education Week 2013

    CS Education Week 2013

  • Microsoft Workshop

    Microsoft Workshop

  • Computer Programming Video

    Computer Programming Video

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The Computer Science major at UW-Whitewater complements a robust technological presence on campus, which includes programs in Information Technology and Media Arts & Game Development.

The major is geared toward students who want to pursue careers in software engineering, commercial software production, systems programming, Web development, and network, database, or computer design. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, half of the 10 fastest-growing careers for college graduates are computer science-related.

The Computer Science Department offers a liberal arts major, leading to a Bachelor of Science with or Bachelor of Arts in computer science. There are two emphasis options: a general (requires a minor) or comprehensive emphasis.

Sample 4-year plans are posted in the Student Resources page.

In addition, the department offers several minors/emphases for students who would like a stronger background in computer science to complement their chosen major.

Congratulations Alex Hall!

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March 2015: He has received a National Science Foundation Research Fellowship for Computer Graphics and Visualization. Alex is a 2013 graduate of our program, currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree at the University of California-Berkeley. While attending UW-W, Alex participated in undergraduate research projects including Interactive Degree Planner with Drs. Gunawardena, Samaranayake and Thao and NSF supported Computer Visioning research with Dr. Mukherjee.


Spring 2016 Launch Pad program accepting applications

Launch Pad, it is a student startup accelerator available to students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. It is one of the elite student startup accelerators in the country where you can take your startup idea and launch into a real, thriving startup. One of our recent Launch Pad graduates just raised $240,000 in startup capital, another one was featured in the New York Times, another one recently took place at a national business plan competition and the stories go on… Launch Pad Scholars receive: 1.  Assistance building a viable startup business model 2.  Assistance and guidance with the startup discovery process 3.  Weekly 1-on-1 coaching sessions 4.  Weekly roundtable discussions 5.  Up to $1,000 stipend 6.  Office space at the world-class Whitewater Innovation Center 7.  Startup pitch competition preparation 8.  Access to free legal advice 9.  Access to software developers 10. The ability to take Launch Pad for up to 3 credits of independent study credits …and much more. Go to to find out more.

RUST Tutorial

Third of three part workshop to be held Tuesday, 11/17/15 from 5-6 p.m. in McGraw 117. All are welcome, you need not have attended the first two parts to attend this session.

TDS Telecom

is now hiring several entry/mid/senior and internship positions.

PHP Developers

10 developers needed, all levels (intern-senior). Follow link for more info.