The Computer Science and Information Systems Department provides a broad-based, rigorous curriculum to prepare students for a successful future in the exciting, fast-paced technology industry. Courses are taught by diverse faculty who specialize in a variety of areas to help students acquire advanced technical knowledge and skills in areas such as computer hardware, software, computation and theory; computer analysis and design of business information systems; and organizational computing infrastructure, including network and system administration.
State-of-the-art computer facilities—which include a Windows-based lab, a Linux lab and an advanced technologies research facility lab—provide advanced technology tools to facilitate a real-world learning environment. In addition, more than 25 percent of graduates from the program earn valuable, hands-on experience as juniors or seniors by pursuing internships in Fargo-Moorhead’s thriving technology industry. With the outstanding preparation this program provides, students are poised to excel in graduate studies or many computer-related careers, which project rapid employment growth.
Several Computer Science students attended the Midwest Instruction and Computing Symposium held at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse. While there they competed against 45 teams from universities across the Upper Midwest and Northern Plains states. The teams were given seven difficult problems and three hours in which to solve them. The team of Ashraf [...]
MSUM Ethics Day noon panel is open to the public Matt VonPinnon, editor of The Forum; Birch Burdick, Cass County state’s attorney; and Paul Richard, chief legal officer, Sanford Health, are among a dozen area business leaders who will share their experiences about ethics in the workplace during Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Ethics Day Thursday, [...]
Yelena Mejova, a graduate of MSUM’s computer science department, will be doing a postdoc in Barcelona with the Yahoo! research lab in Barcelona as part of their web mining group. Mejova will graduate in May with a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Iowa. Her thesis was completed in the area of sentiment analysis, [...]
Eleven students from the Computer Science and Information Systems Department attended the Midwest Instruction and Computing Symposium. They are Charles Belanger, Shaochun Chen, Matthew Ehrichs, Dustin Ernst, Baron Hines, Michael Hurtig, Matthew Kava, William Linebaugh, Dalton Maddux, Steven Ruckdashel, and Samuel Sussman. The symposium was held in Cedar Falls, Iowa at the University of Northern [...]
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Natasha Smith talks about her experience