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Student Spotlight: After Construction Injury, Finding a New Way to Build

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Derek Frand is a current student at the University of Minnesota Coding Boot Camp. After getting injured at his construction job, Derek decided to develop new skills that would still allow him to be creative. Derek shared his story about how he became interested in coding and how the program is going so far. What were…

3 Ways You Can Break Into the Big Data Industry

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According to a profile by Quantium, by 2020, 1.7 megabytes of data will be created every second, for every person on Earth. The amount of data that is currently available, not to mention the data we can anticipate in the future, is exponentially increasing. So, what happens with all that data? What exactly do companies…

U of M’s College of Continuing Education Launches a Coding Boot Camp


With demand for skilled web developers at an all-time high, University of Minnesota’s College of Continuing Education will launch a 24-week Coding Boot Camp in November 2017. “The innovative, full-stack program is ideal for motivated individuals looking for a new career challenge or advancement in their current job,” said Sue Borowick, Executive Director of Professional…