Wanted: Female Computer-Science Students

Colleges work to attract and support women in technology majors

Are computer programmers from Mars? Is computer science a guy thing? Some experts are wondering just that — at least, as it is taught now. While other fields, like mathematics, science, and chemistry, have seen growing enrollment and involvement of women, the number of women in computer science and related fields remains low and stagnant. According to the Computing Research Association, only 17 percent of