Transforming Departmental Culture with Inspirational Space

The field of computer science is ripe for a cultural change, says John Paxton, professor and department head of the computer science department at Montana State University. According to a recent Taulbee Survey on computer science and computer engineering education and employment, just 14 percent of the BS degrees awarded in 2012-13 were earned by women. Additionally, just 20 percent of those degrees went to nonwhites or non-Asians. Clearly, the field lacks diversity.

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