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CS Lunch Talk, 4/27/17, 12:15 p.m.

Please join us for a lunch talk by a visiting-faculty candidate, this Thursday, 4/27/17, at 12:15 p.m. in FH241.   Lunch will be served.
Dr. Soukayna Ghandour will be presenting her research on Multi-hops Amplify-and-Forward relay channel transmission.
Soukayna holds a Ph.D. in Signal Processing from the University of Grenoble, France, and is currently a visiting scholar in the ECE department at Northeastern.

April 24th, 2017 · Tags: Talk

Collective Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Scholarship

Collective Inc. is proud to announce that the application process for the Collective Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Scholarship has begun, and we hope to award a talented, diverse student with a $10,000 scholarship to be applied to his/her fall semester. The Collective Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Scholarship was established in 2015 by Collective LLC, through [ >> more ]

April 21st, 2017 · Tags: Scholarships

ClojureBridge: 1-day Functional Programming Workshop

ClojureBridge is a free 1-day beginner-friendly programming workshop aimed at increasing the participation of women, non-binary folks and people of color in computer science. It will be held at Smith College, on Saturday April 29th, 2017 with a required installfest on Friday April 28th, 2017 in the evening. The workshop is intended both for those [ >> more ]

April 20th, 2017 · Tags: Conference, Events, Student Activities

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Summer Program

I am writing you to let you know about an excellent opportunity for undergraduate students, graduate students, instructors, or adjuncts in your department who may be interested in summer employment as a computer science teaching assistant or instructor with the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) summer programs. CTY offers challenging academic programs [ >> more ]

April 8th, 2017 · Tags: Summer Jobs

Internship Opportunities

(Received from Alejandra Ruiz, Smith ’17)
I am emailing in regards to a few opportunities available in the Silicon Valley this summer, associated with the NASA-Smith College pilot program. As you may know, NASA Ames accepted 10 students as interns, who were assigned to various projects such as sleep studies, programming, and working with startups. This [ >> more ]

April 5th, 2017 · Tags: Internships

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!
http://www.science.smith.edu/datafest/

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

NVidia: New AI Composer

AI music is improving rapidly.  You can listen to compositions by AIVA at this link:
AI Composer Creates Music for Films and Games

April 5th, 2017 · Tags: Articles

NY Times: Rise of Computational Thinking

The New York Times reports on the spread of computational ideas to early childhood education and the humanities.
https://nyti.ms/2nS72IU

April 5th, 2017 · Tags: Articles

In the Professional Sphere: Brianna Wu

In the Professional Sphere: Brianna Wu 
Friday April 14th, 12:30-1:30pm, Campus Center Carroll Room
Abstract: Are you interested in game design and programming? Are you interested in working in the game industry? Do you want to learn more about working in a male-dominated, competitive field? Come and meet Brianna Wu, a software engineer and co-founder of Giant Spacekat!  She will be talking about her career as a female game designer and her running for Congress in 2018 to address [ >> more ]

April 5th, 2017 · Tags: CS Lunch, Events

Info Session of Interest to CS Majors

From: Gwen Spencer <gspencer@smith.edu>
Hi All,
Next Wednesday, April 12, at 4:30 in Ford 240 we’ll have an info session on Analytics: a fast-growing field that is hungry for quantitatively-strong applicants. Analytics is a close relative of Data Science, and focuses on extracting actionable insights from data and mathematical models. This is a great career [ >> more ]

April 4th, 2017 · Tags: Events, Grad School