Tag: computer science

Hannah Gray: the RA with four years in Dupre
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Hannah Gray: the RA with four years in Dupre

Hannah Gray is a senior from Pasadena, California, a city “right across the bridge from LA” She’s a linguistics major with minors in German, computer science and art. For our interview, we met on Sunday afternoon for tea at Sencha on Grand Avenue. Over the next half hour, Gray’s royal tea latte with pearls cooled…

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Senior Futures: From investment banking to the Peace Corps

This article is the first installment in a series. Each installment focuses on different academic areas and career paths. This week, we explore computer science and economics. When the Class of 2017 graduates in May, its members will spread across the United States and the world, pursuing opportunities in fields ranging from international development to…

Increased demand for math, computer science strains resources
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Increased demand for math, computer science strains resources

Over the last decade, the number of Macalester students majoring in STEM disciplines has risen dramatically — and the college is struggling to keep up. Since 2007, there has been a 181 percent increase in the number of math majors and an astounding 608 percent increase in the number of computer science majors. Currently, over…

Opinion

Inclusivity at CarlHacks

I love hackathons — they have a certain energy that you rarely find at other events. It’s invigorating to come together with a few friends and turn an idea into a functioning app in just a few hours. Last weekend, I had the opportunity to do just that at CarlHacks, a hackathon at Carleton College….

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Alumni talk computer science, careers and changing technology

Name: Margot Adelle Orr Major(s): Dual Degree (Architecture and Studio Art) Year: 2002 Hometown: Appleton, WI Home today: London, UK Favorite dorm: Turck Jamba Juice or Dunn Bros: Both! But Dunn Bros if pushed. Job title: Principal at Atkins In 100 words or fewer, what do you do? I specialize in large-scale masterplanning. My typical…

Hannah Campbell: Studio Art Major
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Hannah Campbell: Studio Art Major

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior majoring in an artistic field. This week, we had the pleasure of speaking with studio art major and computer science minor Hannah Campbell. Campbell grew up in Hong Kong, and she focuses on sculpture. Featured: the senior show, canoeing in the Amazon, working in the…