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Article: Some Universities Crack Code in Drawing Women to Computer Science

Female enrolment in computer science programs at US colleges has plummeted since the 1980s, but it’s on the rise at a few top college programs like Harvey Mudd and Carnegie Mellon.

Harvey Mudd revised its recruiting brochures to show photos of women, and it hired women as campus tour guides. “We made it very clear that being a female scientist, that’s normal.”

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