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Computer Science Career/Internship Fair at UMass

The College of Information and Computer Sciences will be holding its annual Computer Science Career/Internship Fair on Thursday, October 22, from 1:30– 4:30 p.m. in the Computer Science Building (140 Governors Dr., Amherst), Rooms CS 150/151.
The following companies will be represented: Akamai, AlphaSights, Amazon, Associated Environmental Systems, BBN/Raytheon, Cisco, EMC, Google, HP, Liberty Mutual, MassMutual, TripAdvisor, ViaSat, and Yahoo!.
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October 19th, 2015 · Tags: 5 College, Internships, Jobs

Analysis Group Recruiting Event Sept. 24

Analysis Group, an economic consulting firm that has over 600 employees across eleven offices, will be giving a presentation at Amherst College on September 24th at 7pm.
Company & Analyst Description:
Analysis Group (AG) provides economic, financial and strategic counsel to corporations, law firms and government agencies.  We work with top professors from leading institutions to create [ >> more ]

September 14th, 2015 · Tags: 5 College, Jobs

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 ]

September 9th, 2015 · Tags: 5 College, Events

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!

March 22nd, 2015 · Tags: 5 College, Events

Talk at Amherst College: Algorithms for DNA Sequencing,

The Amherst College Department of Computer Science will host speaker Brian Tjaden at a Colloquium this Wednesday, 2/25/15.  Refreshments will be served before the talk in Seeley Mudd 208 at 3:30.
Computer Science Colloquium
February 25, 2015.  4 PM.  Seeley Mudd 206.
Brian Tjaden, Theresa Mall Mullarkey Associate Professor of Computer Science at Wellesley College
Title: Algorithms for DNA Sequencing
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February 23rd, 2015 · Tags: 5 College, Talk

Global Game Jam at Hampshire: Friday, January 23

Would you like to make a game in a weekend, alongside 25,000+ game developers around the world? If so, the Global Game Jam is for you! Sign up for free at
When: 6pm Friday, January 23
Where: Hampshire College (all Five College members are welcome!)
What: A weekend full of game making fun (ends 6pm Saturday)
Who: Anyone with an interest in [ >> more ]

January 16th, 2015 · Tags: 5 College, Events, Hackathon

Free screening: SIGGRAPH 2014 Electronic Theater Program, Dec 6 @ 7pm

Hampshire College’s First Year Program is proud to present the SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival (CAF) Electronic Theater on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm. We are fortunate to be able to screen a very special version of the Electronic Theater from the SIGGRAPH 2014 Conference held in Vancouver, British Columbia this past August. [ >> more ]

November 30th, 2014 · Tags: 5 College, Events

HackHolyoke Makerjam coming up

Exciting news – Mount Holyoke’s very own embedded-systems hackathon, HackHolyoke, is only a few weeks away (Nov. 7-8).


A free 24hr hackathon/makerjam for any and all college students.
Food is provided, as well as a place to nap, and fun activities and contests to keep your energy up.


5 pm on Friday, 11/7 – 5 pm on Saturday, [ >> more ]

October 31st, 2014 · Tags: 5 College, Competitions


“Evolved to Run, Evolved to Win: Using Darwinian Evolution to Evolve Java Programs and Game Strategies”
Moshe Sipper, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
2:00-3:20, Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Franklin Patterson Hall, East Lecture Hall
Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
In this talk I will describe two projects I’ve been involved with over the past several years: FINCH and Game Evolution.
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September 29th, 2014 · Tags: 5 College, Talk

Five College Fellowships & Microgrants

Five College Digital Humanities is pleased to announce the 2014–2015 round of our Student Fellowship program, as well as a new category of student-focused Microgrants. Our undergraduate fellows are offered a range of resources, including honoraria, travel stipends, and funding for project expenses. The Microgrant program offers undergraduates small stipends intended for travel, research, or the purchasing of materials integral to their interests as scholars. Learn more on our website!

September 17th, 2014 · Tags: 5 College, Scholarships