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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 A Guide for Women in STEM Graduate Schools

A guide for women interested in STEM graduate school:

April 7th, 2016 · Tags: Articles, Grad School

Guide to STEM careers for Women and Minorities

“The outlook for STEM careers is exceedingly promising. According the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, both the number and breadth of positions are set to expand over the next decade.”
See for more information.

March 28th, 2016 · Tags: Articles

New fast algorithm for graph isomorphism

Computer science theorist László Babai at the University of Chicago has published a new algorithm that purports to solve the graph isomorphism problem in quasi-polynomial time.  Read about the new algorithm here, or the original paper here.

December 18th, 2015 · Tags: Articles

NYT Article: Making Computer Science More Inviting: A Look at What Works

Sent to us by Joe O’Rourke:

May 22nd, 2015 · Tags: Articles

Interesting Statistics about Coders who use Stackoverflow

Stackoverflow has published stats on some of the coders who access its pages. Some interesting discoveries in the stats: only 5.8% of the coders who responded to the survey are women. The country with the most coders per capita is Luxembourg. The largest percentage of coders are in the 25-29 age group. The US coders [ >> more ]

April 8th, 2015 · Tags: Articles

Article in the Huffington Post about STEM summer students

Huffington Post Article on STEM students.
Check out this article in the Huffington Post about what some STEM students are doing over the summer.   And look for our own Mariem Ayadi who’s spending her summer at the Technical University in Berlin, Germany.

July 24th, 2014 · Tags: Articles

The Whole Story Behind Low AP CS Exam Stats

An interesting comment on Slashdot about the low percentage of girls taking the CS AP exam:

January 20th, 2014 · Tags: Articles

Award for AIT Budapest: IIE Europe Award for Excellence

Some good news for AIT Budapest, a place where several CS majors have spent their junior semester abroad or summer internship.  You can see pictures of the event (and of Naomi and Pratistha who are finishing their fall semester there) here:
AIT-Budapest has some exciting news to share as 2013 winds down. Just last week the [ >> more ]

December 16th, 2013 · Tags: Articles, Events, Study Abroad

New Facebook Group: Smithies in CS

The CS student liaisons invite you to check out a new Facebook page:
More information about this page to come at a later date…

November 18th, 2013 · Tags: Articles