Fall 2015 Presentation of the Major in Computer Science
The presentation of the Computer Science major & minors will be held on Monday, October 26th in Ford 240 from 12:10-1:00 PM. Chinese food will be served.
Students going to Grace Hopper 15
Good luck to Alice, Ashley, Elyse, Giovanna, Lujun, Mariem, Ren, and Youyou who are on their way to the Grace Hopper conference, which takes place in Houston, TX, this year. Grace Hopper is the largest technical conference for women in computing. Some stats on the conference, gleaned from their Web site: GHC 2015 has grown [ >> more ]
Graduate Study Information Session at Dartmouth
Exploring Graduate Study in Computer Science
a FREE workshop at Dartmouth College
October 24, 2015 in Hanover, NH
Considering Grad School in CS? Go for it:
• Dig deeper into research.
• Make a difference…teach!
• Earn more when you graduate.
• Open more opportunities for advancement.
• Build cool tech tools for industry.
• Be your own boss and chart your own research path.
Dartmouth invites you [ >> more ]
New York Times Tech Information Session
Wednesday, September 30, 5:30-6:30pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
The New York Times will host an information session specifically targeting students interested in technology.
Come and meet representatives from The New York Times:
Tessa Ann Taylor, Smith ’08J – Tessa Ann Taylor is a software engineer at The New York Times, where she works on the CMS (content management [ >> more ]
Mass Big Data Tech Trek in Amherst
Student registration for the Mass Big Data Tech Trek in Amherst has just opened. Here are the materials to help get the word out to your students.
Five Colleges Mass Big Data Tech Trek – Amherst
Date: Monday, September 28th from 5-7
Location: Hosted at MassMutual’s Data Science Office | Kendrick Place | 57 E Pleasant St., Amherst, [ >> more ]
STEM Alumnae Panel, Friday April 10
Computer Science lecture on 3/27, 3:30 p.m., FH241
Mt. Holyoke Professor Heather Pon-Barry is going to give a Computer Science Talk about Sensing Speaker Affect in Conversational Dialogue on Friday, March 27th from 3:30PM in Ford 241.
All are welcome!
Hack Holyoke: April 3-4, 2015. Registration now open!
A woman of vision among us…
Congratulations to Julia Edwards, who was named one of two student finalists for the Anita Borg Women of Vision Award. Read more about this announcement at http://anitaborg.org/news/press-release/visionary-women-leaders-in-tech-recognized-by-the-anita-borg-institute/
You can watch the video Julia made to enter this national competition here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HjfYRee5NI
About the Anita Borg Institute: “In 1987, computer scientist Anita Borg started a digital [ >> more ]
Student Research Presentations, 2/25/15 @ 12:10 p.m., FH241
Interested in hearing about the research your classmates carried out in CS last semester? Come to a lunch talk on Wednesday the 25th at noon for pizza and presentations from your fellow students!
It’ll be a great opportunity both to catch up with other Smithies and to learn about some of the ways you could get involved with research at Smith!