How Do I Become a Computer Scientist?

Are you a student thinking about a career as a computer scientist? Do you want to see a cutting edge augmented and virtual reality lab? If so, join us for an opportunity to get academic and career advice from Dayveon Ross, co-founder and President of ShotTracker and Sherry Lumpkins , Principal Consultant at Blue Symphony LLC. You’ll also have a chance to learn about UMKC’s School of Computing and Engineering programs and see their state-of-the-art AR/VR lab.

Friedrich Koenig

Johann Friedrich Gottlob Koenig, a German inventor, was born Apr. 17, 1774. Koenig came out of his apprenticeship as a printer/compositor with a deep desire to improve the printing press, a device that had hardly changed since Gutenberg’s day.  He wanted to make...

Nathaniel Currier

Nathaniel Currier, an American lithographer, was born May 27, 1813.  Currier learned the art and craft of lithography in Boston and Philadelphia, then moved to New York and started issuing prints.  He soon found a business partner in James Ives, and the firm of...

Ignace Urbain Jean Chappe

Ignace Urbain Jean Chappe, a French politician and administrator, was born Nov. 26, 1762. Despite being the nephew of Jean-Baptiste Chappe d’Auteroche, an astronomer who became famous for traveling across Siberia to witness the transit of Venus, Ignace was never...