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March 17, 2014JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  |  By: Ben Nuelle

Bartik Program

A program on the life of a Northwest Missouri State pioneer computer programmer will take place Thursday night in Jefferson City. It will feature the life of Jean Jennings Bartik and begins at seven at the Missouri State Archives.
Dr. Jon Rickman and Kim Todd will present information about Bartik's autobiography. Rickman & Todd edited the autobiography which was released in November 2013.
Todd serves at Northwest as user consultant in the Department of Information Systems.
Rickman implemented the nation’s first Electronic Campus at Northwest in 1987. He says Bartik was a brilliant lady.

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The program on Jean Jennings Bartik will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at the Missouri State Archives in Jefferson City.
The Bartik program is in honor of National women's History Month.