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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 ]

October 13th, 2015 · Tags: Conference, Events

Grace Hopper Conference Travel Funds

Now that the registration for the Grace Hopper conference ( is officially closed, you may have registered for the conference but may find yourself short of travel funds.
The CS Department has some funds for students to attend the Grace Hopper conference.  See the attached pdf for more information.

June 29th, 2015 · Tags: Conference

Opportunity for all-expenses paid trip to Women in Tech summit.

Lucy Chikwetu, ’13,  contacted us with an opportunity for two students to go to a Women in Tech summit that will take place 17-18 July in San Diego.
The first 2 students to send me ( an email before tonight 11:59 p.m. EST, 6/29/15,  will have their name forwarded to Lucy.
Lucy’s message:  “I am interning at Qualcomm, [ >> more ]

June 29th, 2015 · Tags: Conference

Deadline for New England Undergraduate Computing Symposium March 9 @ 7 p.m.!

Dear Computer Science students,
You are invited to participate in the sixth annual New England Undergraduate Computing Symposium on Saturday 4/11/2015 from 10am-5pm at the Photonics Lab in Boston University.  
This free event gives you the opportunity to give a demo of a project you’ve worked on anytime in the past year and/or to present a [ >> more ]

March 9th, 2015 · Tags: Conference

Opportunity for Student Poster Presentation at CCSCNE

The Conference for Computing Sciences in Colleges, NorthEast region (CCSCNE), at the College of the Holy Cross, will be hosting a poster presentation contest for undergraduates on April 17-18, 2015 (  Please email us at {glevyhas, jedwards, mcheng55} @ smith dot edu if you are interested in presenting a poster, so we can arrange [ >> more ]

February 14th, 2015 · Tags: Conference, Events

Smithies in CS group receives NCWIT award to send 25 students to WECode conference

NCWIT has selected Smithies in CS to receive the NCWIT Student Seed Fund (sponsored by Symantec)!
Smithies in CS will be using this generous grant to send a group of 25 talented students to WECode (Women Engineers Code), a conference hosted by Harvard University that provides technical workshops, empowering talks, and networking [ >> more ]

January 22nd, 2015 · Tags: Awards, Conference

Mapping for Ebola, a Workshop

 Mapping for Ebola
Wednesday, October 8, 7:00 pm
Spatial Analysis Lab, Sabin-Reed 104

October 6th, 2014 · Tags: Conference, Events

Some announcements from the Anita Borg Institute

GHC Scholarship Grant Application – Deadline: April 16, 2014.
Grant recipients will gain visibility and be connected with leading technical organizations who are grant sponsors. Grants cover registration, meals, and lodging expenses for attending. Grants also include a reimbursable travel award. Undergraduate, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and faculty are encouraged to apply. Faculty grants cover conference [ >> more ]

April 9th, 2014 · Tags: Awards, Conference

Japanese-English bilingual CS majors wanted!

Hello, my name is Katie Yokota from DISCO International, Inc.  We organize job fairs for Japanese-English bilingual students.  More than half of  the companies we represent are seeking computer science majors this year, I wanted to make sure the information reached out to your department as well.
New York Career Forum 2014
Feb. 21 (Fri.) & 22 [ >> more ]

February 11th, 2014 · Tags: Conference, Events, Jobs

Grace Hopper Celebration

If you’re thinking about a career in computer science, or if you’d just like an opportunity to meet some wonderful and high-powered computer scientists in a variety of fields, the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is an excellent opportunity! It happens in the fall, October 8th–October 11th, and this year it will be [ >> more ]

January 28th, 2014 · Tags: Conference, Scholarships