As states around the country continue responding to COVID-19, a new pressing need has emerged: People with knowledge of COBOL (Common Business-Oriented Language) coding, a decades-old programming language the majority of mainframe computers still run on.
College of Arts and Sciences Dean Yohuru Williams discusses the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which authorized the federal government to oversee elections in Southern states, helping overcome legal barriers aimed at preventing African Americans from voting.
College of Arts and Sciences Dean Yohuru Williams discusses the 1896 case of Plessy v. Ferguson, a landmark ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that established the doctrine of "separate but equal," allowing states to enforce the separation of races.
A new analysis shows the world’s oceans were the warmest in 2019 than any other time in recorded human history, especially between the surface and a depth of 2,000 meters. The study was conducted by an international team of 14 scientists from 11 institutes across the world, including School of Engineering professor John Abraham.
The Newsroom caught up with the School of Engineering's Manjeet Rege, director of the Center for Applied Artificial Intelligence, to ask about the center's launch in response to a growing need to educate ethically around AI.
The Newsroom recently connected with Daniel McLaughlin, director of the Center for Innovation in the Business of Health Care at Opus College of Business, following The Future of Health Care Conference. The discussion ranged from AI replacing doctors to data analytics to the trust problem technology companies have.