Computer Information Systems

Applying Technology to Real-World Scenarios


by Karen Doss Bowman

 
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SUMMARY: JMU's Hacking 4 Defense (H4D) course was highlighted last week in MeriTalk, a daily online news publication that covers federal information technology programs, policies and workforce developments.


JMU is the only undergraduate program participating in H4D, a graduate school course started at Stanford University to allow students to work on real-world problems faced by military and intelligence agencies. The university also offers the most multi-disciplinary approach among H4D institutions, with faculty and students representing seven departments across the campus, including writing, rhetoric and technical communication; biology; nursing; engineering; and computer information systems.  

Read the story here: https://www.meritalk.com/articles/jmu-hackers-pentagon-technology-drones-c4i-defense/

Published: Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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