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The Rainbow Reader

Arnold Research Grant recipients Denis Halilovic ('19, Computer & Data Science and Mathematics) and Dr. Robert Machado (Chair of Humanities, Director and Associate Professor of English) provide a glimpse into their development of the RainbowReader, a new digital humanities application that couples algorithmic forms of linguistic analysis and methods of data visualization to help reveal the ways in which color is used within and across verbal texts. Among its many applications, the RainbowReader aspires to contribute to our ability not only to better understand the social world, but to contribute toward its progressive change.

What Can You Do with a Computer and Data Science Degree? 

Software Development career opportunities are more exciting than ever. The Bureau of Labor Statistics measures the growth in the software job market as double the overall rate. By 2020, it is estimated that there will be close to one million unfilled jobs in the field. Starting salaries in the field average above $60,000.

Digging into the Data

Alumni, Aubrey Heilman discusses the abundance of jobs within the data science field. Heilman reminisces about her actuarial science and economics classes as well as the preparation LVC gave her.

Computer science major Doug Keeney is now working at Lockheed Martin

He's Off to Lockheed Martin

For computer science major Doug Keeney, a summer internship led straight to a full-time job.

Computer science major Chloe McCarty is now working as a developer at WebpageFX.

Chloe McCarty Lands Developer Job at WebpageFX

Chloe McCarty '18 learned about WebpageFX when the president of the company contacted her via LinkedIn, now she's working for them as a web developer.



was the median salary for a software developer in 2012.


of LVC computer science graduates had a job offer in the industry within one month of graduation.


growth is projected for the software market by 2022, which is twice the growth rate of the overall job market.