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Dr. Warren M. Washington – One of the World's Most Influential Climate Scientists

February 5, 2020
This profile on Dr. Warren M. Washington is the third post in a month-long series of profiles on Black STEM innovators in honor of Black History Month. Today’s post also celebrates National Weatherperson's Day by focusing on Washington, who is regarded as one of the world's most influential climate scientists for his work on climate modeling.

Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson: A Lifelong Trailblazer and Scientific Leader

February 4, 2020
Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson has paved the way for scientists, women and women of color since she first decided to dedicate her life to STEM fields.

Alan Emtage Creator of Archie, the World’s First Search Engine

February 3, 2020
The internet as we now know it, has an incredible amount of information available to people all over the world via computers, phones, and even gaming consoles—all we have to do is search. But before you could “just Google it,” the search process for information was much more time consuming and rigorous and much less fruitful.

Capitol Responds to the Increasing Demand for Business Analytics and Data Science Professionals

January 31, 2020
Capitol Technology University has paid close attention to the trends of job openings for professionals skilled in business analytics and data science. So, when a new collaborative effort to increase the skilled business analytics and data science professionals across the country was made possible Capitol jumped at the opportunity by entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU), to allow graduates of NDMU’s M.S. in Analytics direct admission to Capitol’s Ph.D. in Business Analytics and Data Science program.

The Secret (Clearance) Life of Students

January 30, 2020
The Federal Investigator stands there, badge in hand, firing off questions about a student. ‘Were they arrested?  Do they belong to anti-US organizations?’  And other questions, far more personal. 

New MOU between Capitol Technology University and AAB College

January 29, 2020
A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was established on January 24, 2020 between Capitol Technology University in Laurel, Maryland and AAB College in the Republic of Kosovo to develop a student and faculty exchange program, broaden educational opportunities, and increase the capabilities of each institutions’ cybersecurity labs.

Today is National Data Privacy Day: Protecting your Data Today and in the Future

January 28, 2020
Today is National Data Privacy Day, but what does that mean? National Data Privacy Day was first celebrated in the U.S. and Canada in 2008 and was officially ratified on by U.S. Congress January 27, 2014 through Senate Resolution 337. The North American Holiday was based off the European celebration of Data Protection Day, which was created to recognize Convention 108, the first legally binding international privacy and data protection treaty signed on January 28, 1981. 

Innovative cybersecurity companies that are changing the field

January 27, 2020
As new cybersecurity threats appear daily, the need for new ideas to manage those threats is driving rapid innovation within the field. Here are three cybersecurity companies providing innovative solutions to protect users.

Student Voice: My Experience with Capitol's Autonomous Ground Systems Course (AE350) and the S.F.O.T.C.

January 24, 2020
Current Capitol Technology University student, Sarah Sharpe, wrote the following reflection on her experience in the Autonomous Ground Systems course (AE350) offered through in Capitol's prestigious on-campus Space Flight Operations Training Center (SFOTC).

Capitol Opens its Doors for Undergraduate Open House Saturday, January 25th

January 23, 2020
STEM careers are in hot demand as the age of technology rapidly advances, meaning many high school students are looking to these fields as majors in college. While it is well-known that job seekers with STEM backgrounds make more money on average than their non-STEM counterparts, many may not know that 97% of people employed in STEM have at least some college experience with over half of these working adults processing a bachelor’s degree or higher1. You need to set yourself apart from that 97% and Capitol Technology University knows how to help.