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Women in Data Science 2018 Datathon Workshop 

Harvard Institute for Applied Computational Sciences, MIT Institute of Data, Systems and Society, and Microsoft New England R&D are hosting a Datathon Workshop for those who are interested in participating in the 2018 Women in Data Science Datathon competition, are a beginning data scientist, and/or would like to find and form a team.
Women in [ >> more ]

January 27th, 2018 · Tags: Hackathon

Big Challenge with P&G

We are hosting a big challenge with P&G and they would love to hear from Smith students!
P&G CEO Challenge – North America
About the P&G campus challenge:
– Students must form groups of 3-5 that are diverse in ethnicity, skills and backgrounds
– The entire P&G CEO challenge is divided into 3 parts. The North American leg [ >> more ]

January 12th, 2018 · Tags: Competitions, Hackathon

SheHacks Boston, January 26th-28th, 2018

My name is Sreeya and I am a Junior at Northeastern University.
I am on the leadership board for a new hackathon called SheHacks Boston that is aiming to be the largest all female and femme non-binary hackathon in the world. Our mission is to empower women and femme non-binary individuals in computer science to achieve; provide them with opportunities to explore the [ >> more ]

December 18th, 2017 · Tags: Hackathon

Hackathon for Undergrads

Possibly of interest to data science undergraduates across the Five Colleges:
The MITRE Corporation is hosting a hackathon for undergraduates in the area of developing “geospatial analytics and applying machine learning to locate disaster response resources and their movements, understand patterns and anomalies in geospatial data, and develop analytics on big data.”  It assumes that participants [ >> more ]

December 7th, 2017 · Tags: Hackathon

SheHacks Boston

We invite you to participate in
the SheHacks Boston
hackathon at Boston University on January 26-28, 2018!
SheHacks Boston is a 36-hour, student-run hackathon open to all female and non-binary students.
Led by women from across Boston’s universities, SheHacks is set to be the largest female and non-binary hackathon in the world!
The mission of SheHacks Boston is to empower women and [ >> more ]

December 6th, 2017 · Tags: Hackathon

Opportunity for a “Mapathon” with Moovit

(passing along an email from Hannah Katz, who is interested in helping setup some form of “Mapathon” with Smith students)
Reaching out to you about an engaging activity for students that promotes accessibility to public transit to improve urban mobility. My company, Moovit, uses local knowledge and our intuitive platform to map a city’s, or university’s, transit system. 
To assuage any concerns, this simply [ >> more ]

November 21st, 2017 · Tags: Hackathon

Smith Wins Datafest 2017!

A team of Smith CS students has won Best in Show at the 2017 UMass Datafest.  Congratulations to Zainab, Subashin, Ji Young, Ji Won, and Van!

April 5th, 2017 · Tags: 5 College, Awards, Competitions, Events, Hackathon, Student Activities

Hamp Hack is back!

Hope you’re doing great! Last year, we were absolutely thrilled to see you get excited for Hamp Hack. This year, it is my pleasure to invite you at Hamp Hack, once again! 
Hamp Hack, as you know, is a dynamic 24 hour Interdisciplinary Hackathon event in the Pioneer Valley.
A hackathon, is a type of an event, [ >> more ]

March 22nd, 2017 · Tags: 5 College, Awards, Competitions, Hackathon

Smith Teams Win Prizes at HackHolyoke

Congratulations to all the Smith students who won prizes at the Hack Holyoke ( competition!  Sarah Abowitz, Juliane Donahue-Bombosch, and Minyue Dai won the prize for Most Innovative with their team’s entry.  Meanwhile the team of Ariana Meredith, Anjali Desai, Perla Garcia, and Michelle Wong won the #HackHarassment prize.  Well done all!

November 7th, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Awards, Competitions, Events, Hackathon

Hackathon at MtHolyoke College

We would like to bring to your attention the opportunity for your students/network to get involved in the upcoming HackHolyoke taking place at Mount Holyoke College on November 4th and 5th. Please forward the invitation below and flyer attached with more information.
Dear creative minds and code aficionados,
HackHolyoke is the first women’s college hackathon [ >> more ]

September 26th, 2016 · Tags: Hackathon