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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


GlowLime Games is searching for new student managers to help shape the future of game development in the Five Colleges! We’re a for-education student organization serving the Five Colleges.
The management team is the force which makes sure our projects stay on track, involves the community, schedules GlowLime for events like PAX East, [ >> more ]

March 27th, 2017 · Tags: 5 College, 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

ID Tech is recruiting staff for its summer programs

My name is Anna Fearheiley, and I am a Hiring Manager for iD Tech, a STEM-focused summer education program.  I am contacting you because I am currently hiring staff for our summer programs to be held at university locations throughout the Northeast, including Amherst College, Harvard, and MIT. We are looking to fill over 1600 summer [ >> more ]

December 2nd, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Internships, Jobs, Summer Jobs

Talk at MtHolyoke on Speech and Language Processing

An Introduction to TTI-Chicago, and Research in Speech and Language Processing
Karen Livescu  – Assistant Professor at TTI-Chicago
December 1st
4:00 p.m. – Kendade 305 

This talk will have two parts.  In the first, I will give an overview of TTI-Chicago (TTIC) and our PhD program.  In the second part, I will give a taste of current research at [ >> more ]

November 29th, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Talk

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

HackHolyoke Nov. 4-5

Dear creative minds and code aficionados,
HackHolyoke is the first women’s college hackathon and also the first hackathon with a 50:50 gender ratio. It is a 24-hour hackathon that welcomes 200 students to be creative, fearless and innovative as they develop brilliant new and disruptive projects! There is no programming experience required and all majors are [ >> more ]

September 26th, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Events, Hackathon

Five College Digital Humanities Fellowships

Five College Digital Humanities (5CollDH) is now accepting applications for its 4th year of Student Fellowships!

We’re reaching out to you because we think you might know some incredible undergrads who would benefit from the resources, mentorship, and public platforms that we provide with our Digital Humanities fellowship program.
Since this is the 4th year of the [ >> more ]

September 20th, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Scholarships

Two events at Umass, Sept. 26th

Two events at Umass were recommended to Smith CS majors by Beth Andres-Beck, Class of 05.  Beth’s father, who works at Facebook, will be visiting the UMass CS department and will give a talk (12:30-1:30 p.m.) and then attend a Facebook recruiting event targetting internships & jobs (5-7 p.m.)
More information can be found here:

September 17th, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Events, Internships, Jobs, Talk

Senior at Amherst College seeking help

(Message received from Kira Skaggs, working at
My name is Kira Skaggs, and I am senior at Amherst College and intern at MotherWoman ( MotherWoman is a local organization that aims to support and empower mother while battling postpartum depression. We have recently been working with Baystate hospital to create a resource and referral guide [ >> more ]

March 22nd, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Help