$600K gift propels diversity initiatives in computing education at CSU
Computer science alumnus honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

Welcome! At the Colorado State University Department of Computer Science, we believe that collaboration is essential to discovery. Our students are collaborating with each other to expand their perspective and skills. Our faculty are collaborating with colleagues around the world to find novel solutions and new paths in research, teaching, and service. And together we can harness the power of our relationships to explore, invent, and achieve at the lightening-fast pace our field requires. We are thankful and proud to have engaged alumni, partners, and friends like you.

Thank you to the Colorado State University Green and Gold Foundation! Your donation helped fund our first early start week in the new Key Natural Sciences Diversity Through Technology program. You gave underrepresented students in STEM early exposure to computer science and got them off to a great start in college. We appreciate all you do!

NEWS

Paradigm shift: A new way to teach computer science

For decades education researchers have struggled with a stubborn problem: computer science introductory courses are notoriously difficult. About one third of the students fail or drop out. A new team of CSU researchers has an innovative solution.

Darrell Whitley receives second prestigious award

Darrell Whitley, current professor and former chair of the Department of Computer Science at Colorado State University, received a Pioneer Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Ram Legacy: Wim Böhm

Anton Pedro Willem Böhm, known to his colleagues and friends as “Wim,” stepped onto the Colorado State University campus in the spring of 1990 as a new professor in the Department of Computer Science. In the 30 years following that, Böhm made an immediate and lasting impression.

CSU online computer science bachelor’s degree ranked No. 2 nationwide

The new online computer science bachelor’s program is among the nation’s best for return on investment.