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Local University To Open Center To Boost Computer Skills Of Middle School, High School, and College Science Students

Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 5:14pm

California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks announced that it’s received a $250,000 grant to open a new center to boost the computer skills of teens, and young adults studying science.

The Hugh and Hazel Darling Center For Applied Scientific Computing will help CLU students majoring in bioengineering, biology, chemistry, computer science, math, and physics.  The university will also add a minor in applied scientific computing.

The new center set to open August 1st will also offer workshops for middle school, and high school students.  Funding for the center came from the Hugh, and Hazel Darling Foundation of Los Angeles, which was established in 1988 to advance education in California.

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