computer science

WU to offer data science major as joint program in McKelvey and Arts & Sciences

Washington University will offer a new data science major through both the College of Arts & Sciences and the McKelvey School of Engineering

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Remembering Max Bernstein, class of 2019

Max was a Creve Coeur, Mo., local who was involved in the University’s water polo team, pre-medical professional fraternity and multiple research endeavors.

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He studied at WU. Seventeen years later, he’s on ‘The Amazing Race.’

Washington University alumnus Chee Lee (’04) competed on the most recent season of “The Amazing Race,” the reality television series where teams of two race around the world solving clues and completing crazy challenges of any form, from watermelon launching to mountain climbing.

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College of Arts & Sciences introduces three new academic offerings

Washington University’s College of Arts & Sciences made two new majors and a concentration available to students for the 2019-2020 school year. The University now offers a new joint economics and computer science major, an astrophysics major and a production concentration in the Film and Media Studies department. With these new areas of study, students […]

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Worried about registration? Consider these classes for the fall

It’s time to register for classes once more, so we at Student Life have compiled a list of our favorite options offered for the fall of 2016. Pray that you have a good time slot lest you be stuck with Management 100.

Nonprofit and WU to bring free computer science course to St. Louis residents

Washington University and local nonprofit LaunchCode plan to offer free coding classes this spring for St. Louis residents interested in software development jobs.

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Computer science students build mobile site for major online startup

Six Washington University students are working to design a mobile website for FindTheBest, a search engine that helps more than 2 million consumers compare online deals every month. FindTheBest gathers data for a wide range of products and services and allows users to sort the data based on what they find most important.

| Contributing Reporter

3-D maps without the glasses

A Washington University student project is bringing Google maps to life. The Media and Machines Lab at the University has brought Project Live3D to the internet. Project Live3D is an internet application, accessed through, which uses Web cameras and Google Earth scenes to forge a correspondence between the 3-D world and 2-D images, allowing users to see current images of international locations in 3-D.

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