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Game developer James Portnow will talk at Hampshire, March 9


More than a pasttime:
A Promise to Future Generations
A talk by James Portnow
Hampshire College
March 9, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
FPH West Lecture Hall
(Game Developer Talk, Questions & Answers)
(Extra Credits)

March 1st, 2017 · Tags: Talk

CS Lunch Talk: Sadi Seker

Mach 2nd, 12:00 p.m., FH 241

February 27th, 2017 · Tags: Talk

Summer research opportunity at Stanford U.

Stanford University Center for the Study of Language and Information Summer Internship
In the Stanford CSLI Internship program, interns work closely with a faculty, postdoc, or grad student mentor on an original research project at Stanford (disciplines include Computer Science, Linguistics, Philosophy, and Psychology) . They will gain experience developing the project, collecting data, and analyzing the [ >> more ]

February 22nd, 2017 · Tags: Internships

Predoctoral Fellowship at Seattle Children’s Innovative Tech.

Seattle Children’s Innovative Technologies Lab at Seattle Children’s Research Institute/Autism Center is interested in recruiting highly qualified students from Smith College for a 2-year pre-doctoral fellowship for current graduates or graduating seniors. The position will commence the summer of 2017.
Successful applicants will be involved in a training program with opportunities to use eye-tracking and near infrared [ >> more ]

February 22nd, 2017 · Tags: Internships, Scholarships

Talk on Intelligent Systems at MtHolyoke, 2/23 @ 4:15 p.m.

Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar
Barbara J. Grosz
February 23, 4:15 PM
Hooker Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College
Intelligent Systems: Design and Ethical Challenges
For centuries, people have imagined smart machines inhabiting the earth in fictional stories. Computer systems now communicate in speech and text, learn, negotiate, and work in teams (with people and other systems). These intelligent-systems capabilities raise questions [ >> more ]

February 15th, 2017 · Tags: Talk

Prof. Laura Katz is recruiting CS majors/research assistants

We have numerous bioinformatics projects that would benefit from CS student involvement.  Most of these projects focus on analyses of genomic data (think >20,000,000 observations from single-cell and/or community samples) and/or phylogenomics (currently, we use ML approaches to create 13,000 evolutionary trees (one tree per gene) that include ~800 species covering ~2.6 billion years of [ >> more ]

February 6th, 2017 · Tags: Internships, Jobs

Summer job and full-time job opportunities at will  be at the Life Sciences & Technology Career Fair on February 2nd, and will be conducting interviews at the Lazarus Career Center on Friday, February 10th.  Opportunities should be in Eaccess by end of day today for FT Operations Associate, Software Engineer and Category Specialist, and Technology Summer Inter.
Information Session
Wednesday, February 1
5:00 pm
Smith [ >> more ]

January 27th, 2017 · Tags: Jobs, Summer Jobs

Trip to go see Hidden Figures at the Cinemark, 1/28/17

From the desk of the CS liaisons…
The CS department is organizing a trip to go to a 12PM showing of the Oscar-nominated movie, “Hidden Figures,” this Saturday, January 28th at the Cinemark in Hadley, on Route 9.  
We will be taking the PVTA to the movie theater, and tickets are free for the first 38 Smithies [ >> more ]

January 25th, 2017 · Tags: Events

List of Resources for CS Students & Minorities

Here is a list of resources for CS majors that might be of interest.  It was sent to use by Michael Hoffman, the author of the article.
A quote from the article:
This guide is meant to act as both an introduction to the issues surrounding minority student interest in computer science, as well as a [ >> more ]

January 24th, 2017 · Tags: Articles

Women in Data Science Conference 2/3/17

From: Martha Hoopes <>
Date: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 9:52 PM
Subject: WiDS Western Massachusetts, February 3, 2017, 11:00am to 5:30pm in Gamble
To: DataScience Faculty Group Distribution List <>
Hi all,
We are very excited to announce that we will be hosting a Women in Data Science (WiDS) livestream on Feb 3. Stanford has set up [ >> more ]

January 23rd, 2017 · Tags: Conference