Fla. university writing new computer science plan, cites 'overwhelming' backlash

Student opposition leader says serious threat remains to department

By , Computerworld |  IT Management, computer science, education

President Barack Obama has cited the training of so-called STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) grads as a "national priority essential to meeting the economic challenges of this century."

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