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New programmers join App Development Club

Lucas Cohen D'Arbeloff October 17, 2020

The App Development Club meets in a classroom format, as leader Matteo Dall'Olmo '22 shares his computer screen and helps other students understand the basics of programming. Members have the opportunity...

Spaced out: CS girls visit SpaceX facility

Zoe Redlich March 22, 2018

Female computer science students from both the upper and middle school campuses visited SpaceX on March 16. Programming and math teacher Jessica Kaufman chaperoned the 20 girls who attended the trip. The...

Laura Siahaan explains how programming can be used in data science and analysis. Credit: Saba Nia/Chronicle

Hidden Figures: NASA data scientist discusses computer science

Saba Nia January 29, 2018

NASA's Lead Data Scientist for Business Operations Laura Siahaan spoke to Girls Who Code club members and other students about working at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and how girls interested in...

Students presented their ideas for their programs at the school's hackathon. Credit: Printed with permission of Emily Wesel '19

Students venture into programming at Hack HW

Angela Tan February 22, 2017

Students worked for 36 hours to develop programs at Hack HW, the school’s second hackathon, in the Mudd Library Feb 18-19. Jonathan Damico ’18, Jordan Barkin ’18, Allen Gan ’18, and Matthew Wang...

Jonathan Damico '18 writes code in the robotics room. Credit: Isabelle Eshraghi/Chronicle

Jonathan Damico ’18 balances coding, robotics and business

Isabelle Eshraghi January 18, 2016

In the robotics room, a 3D printer beeps and whirrs, robots perch on every surface possible and students are hard at work preparing for another robotics competition. Members of the robotics team are working...

Students teach kids simple programming

Enya Huang March 26, 2014

Ethan Gruman ’15 and David Woldenberg ’15 organized a free programming workshop in the student lounge March 22 to teach children ages 8 to 12 how to create simple computer programs. About 35 students...

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