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Charles Severance

Charles Severance

Clinical Professor of Information, School of Information Email: [email protected] Phone: 000/000-0000
Office: SOI/105 S State St Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: No Personal website News About Charles Severance


Charles is a Clinical Professor and a founding faculty member of the Informatics Concentration. Charles also works on developing standards for teaching and learning technology. Previously he was the Executive Director of the Sakai Foundation and the Chief Architect of the Sakai Project. He has written several books including "Using the Google App Engine", "Python for Informatics", "High Performance Computing", and "Sakai: Free as in Freedom".


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Quoted by The Hindu Business Line. Clinical Professor Charles Severance. Breaking down barriers. Dr. Chuck's efforts to teach computer languages to the most unlikely people.
Severance: “Anyone can learn Python and even be a cab driver, so why not?”

UMSI clinical professor Charles Severance is on a mission to “create people who are not afraid of learning programming.” 

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Faces of UMSI: Steven Ong, Master of Applied Data Science. Steven Ong wearing a University of Michigan tank top on a tennis court. He's holding a tennis racquet in one hand and a white cat in the other.
Steven Ong brings data science into his everyday life with the Master of Applied Data Science program

MADS student Steven Ong discusses his favorite UMSI courses and the ways the MADS program has impacted his life.

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