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April 23, 2012 at 10:38 AM

UW wins cyber defense competition

For the second year, a team from the University of Washington’s Computer Science and Engineering has won the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. Over the weekend, the UW’s “Team Hillarious” beat the U.S. Air Force Academy and Texas A&M University/College Station, which took second and third, respectively. The competition took place in San Antonio, Texas. The…


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February 22, 2012 at 11:41 AM

State not educating enough workers in high-demand fields

Demand for workers in certain high-tech, high-demand fields is continuing to outstrip the state university and college system’s ¬†ability to educate people to do those jobs, and the gap will persist for at least the next seven years, a new state report says. The problem: Washington’s higher-education institutions aren’t producing enough bachelor degrees in computer science,…


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