Newsletter: Carleton Sentinel

"Keeping you in the loop since 2005"

  • On Saturday, November 10, 2012, Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin will hold a Graduate Studies in the Sciences Open House from 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  They will have faculty and students available to meet with prospective students.

  • Registration for winter term courses is coming up soon:  it begins on Monday, October 29.  Click above for descriptions of computer science courses (above Intro to CS) that will be offered in the winter.  In addition to your own advisor, remember that you can contact our Student Departmental Advisors Rebecca Gelles and Alexandra Price.

  • Carleton students are invited to attend the third Intel Code for Good Hackathon at St. Olaf October 26-28.  This event will gather students from St. Olaf and nearby colleagues to work together as teams.  Interest forms are due ASAP.  Click above for more information.

  • The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest regionals are being held on November 3. This day-long event is always a lot of fun, and Carleton teams usually do very well (and have even occasionally made it to the international finals). Interested in practicing your programming problem solving skills? Come to the CS lounge (CMC 307) at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 24. If you have questions or are interested but can't attend the meeting, contact Sherri Goings (sgoings).

  • Computer Science Colloquium

    October 22, 2012

    Loren Terveen from the University of Minnesota will be giving a talk this Thursday in CMC 206 at 4 p.m. on Crowdsourcing:  From Analysis to Design to Evaluation. 

  • SmartGeo Research Program

    October 10, 2012

    Are you interested in going to graduate school to work on inter-disciplinary real-world applications (avalanche monitoring, health monitoring of earth dams, and underground tunneling)?  SmartGeo is looking for CS students to join their graduate program next fall. If you are interested, apply online to SmartGeo

  • Come to the weekly CS Lunch Table in the LDC Shearer Room each Thursday from 12-1.   All are welcome - seniors, freshmen, professors, majors, and non-majors.  Note on November 1 lunch will be in Sayles.  Last lunch of the term will be on November 8. 

  • Digital Humanities Lunch

    October 8, 2012

    The Humanities Center is hosting a lunch on Tuesday, November 6 from 12-1 p.m. in the Gould Library Athenaeum with Doug Casson and Dick Brown from St. Olaf speaking.  Click above for more information.

  • Majors and potential majors are invited to the first CS bowling event of the term on Monday, October 29 starting at 8 p.m. at Jesse James Lanes.  Costumes are welcome.  The department will cover games and shoes and several of the professors will be present.  The sign-up sheet for bowling is posted in the CS lounge (CMC 307).  Meet in the CMC lobby at 7:45 p.m. if you need transportation. 

  • Code 42 Hiring

    September 21, 2012

    Code 42 is looking for someone with linux and/or network skills and also enjoys 17Gbps connection.  You can contact Ethan Sommers who is a Carleton alum if you are interested.

  • Morningstar is now accepting applications for individuals interested in joining their career development program.  Deadline to apply is
    September 25. 2012.  Click here for more information.

  • Epic on Campus Next Week

    September 21, 2012

    Carl Smith, Tanya Bui, and Merritt Swain who are Carleton alums and work for Epic will be on campus on Thursday, September 27.  Click above for more information.