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Computer Science News

Segev is one of seven alumni being honored for achievements in the engineering profession

Rice, Texas Southern, Prairie View A&M, Jackson State partner to prep future engineers

Friday, Sep. 24, 2021

How to Become a Data Scientist

The demand for Data scientists continues to grow. Learn how to become a Data scientist and what education is needed to help realize your goals.

Study confirms ventilation and tight-fitting masks remain key

Working student catching up on online master's courses while traveling

How to Choose the Best Computer Science Master’s Program for You Monday, Oct. 18, 2021

Your master’s education will affect your career outcomes. Learn how to evaluate the best computer science program for you: online or in person, curriculum, ROI, and more.


Dorry Segev honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

Rice CS alum Dorry Segev ('92) honored with Distinguished Alumni Award Friday, Oct. 8, 2021

Segev is one of seven alumni being honored for achievements in the engineering profession


Data science vs computer science icons

Data Science vs Computer Science: What’s the Difference? Friday, Oct. 8, 2021

While the fields overlap, computer science and data science often appeal to different skill sets and provide distinct career paths. Learn more about the differences between computer science vs data science.


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NSF-backed ‘team of teams’ raises stakes for MCS and MDS students Friday, Oct. 1, 2021

Rice, Texas Southern, Prairie View A&M, Jackson State partner to prep future engineers


Is a Master's in Computer Science Worth It - 5 Situations

Is a Master's in Computer Science Worth It? Monday, Sep. 27, 2021

See the 5 situations where a master’s degree in computer science is worth it. Learn how a master’s education can increase your salary and career potential.


How to Become a Data Scientist - Education, Qualifications, Career Paths

How to Become a Data Scientist Friday, Sep. 24, 2021

The demand for Data scientists continues to grow. Learn how to become a Data scientist and what education is needed to help realize your goals.


Treangen Lab research shows SARS-CoV-2 getting better at spreading through breath

Treangen Lab research shows SARS-CoV-2 getting better at spreading through breath Thursday, Sep. 23, 2021

Study confirms ventilation and tight-fitting masks remain key


Rice University campus

Rice launches Quantum Initiative Monday, Sep. 20, 2021

Rice is adding top-notch quantum scientists and engineers with complementary expertise to strengthen the university’s quantum information science and technology research community


Computer Scientist working on complex Software Engineering and Systems

Computer Science vs Software Engineering: What’s the Difference? Saturday, Sep. 18, 2021

Debating Software Engineering vs. Computer Science? Though related, Software Engineering is a subset of Computer Science, the holistic study of all aspects of computers. Read more now.


Computer Scientist with expertise in Computer Engineering to innovate the Internet of Things

Computer Science vs Computer Engineering: What’s the Difference? Saturday, Sep. 18, 2021

While Computer Science is the holistic study of all aspects of computers, Computer Engineering is one path within Computer Science focused on designing and building computer hardware. Read more now.