Newsletter: Carleton Sentinel

"Keeping you in the loop since 2005"

  • MidWIC Conference

    May 11, 2009

    The second Midwest Women in Computing (MidWIC) conference will take place at Saint Xavier University in Chicago on October 9-10, 2009. This is excellent opportunity for students at both the undergraduate and graduate level to present their work in progress (through posters and standard presentation sessions); hear inspiring talks by accomplished women in both academia and industry; meet others and network. Click above for more information.

  • NSF REU Site at the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh is accepting applications for summer 2009. Application deadline is May 11, 2009, or until all eight summer research positions are filled. Click above for more information.

  • Cover Design Contest

    April 22, 2009

    Help create the cover for the 3rd edition of the world's greatest book on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Prizes will be awarded. Deadline is June 15, 2009. Clink above for more information.


  • Join us for the Hashtable: the Computer Science Department's lunch table. We'll meet in the LDC Shearer Dining Room from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28. Professors, majors, and any student enrolled in a CS course are invited. Come socialize with your fellow majors and profs! Contact Sue Jandro for a meal ticket if you would like to attend and you are not on a board plan.

  • Ed Williams, 2007 Carleton CS graduate, has an opening for a summer internship at Excelltech Inc. This is a non-paid, work at home internship. You would be provided with an iPhone or iPod Touch. Click above for more information.


  • The object of the Tablet Accessibility Award is to create a new education application that uses Tablet technology while expanding the possibilities about how a user interacts with the computer. Applications are due by April 30, 2009. Clink on the link above for more information.

  • On Tuesday, April 21, we will be having a meeting for the computer science majors. This will be a meeting to welcome the new majors, announce next year's comps topics, and have a chance to mingle and get to know your fellow majors. Please join us at 4:30 p.m. in CMC 206.

  • Join us for the Hashtable: the Computer Science Department's lunch table. We'll meet in the LDC Shearer Dining Room from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14. Professors, majors, and any student enrolled in a CS course are invited. Come socialize with your fellow majors and profs! Contact Sue Jandro for a meal ticket if you would like to attend and you are not on a board plan.


  • Numerica is a small high-tech company in Loveland, Colorado looking to hire graduates with a strong background in mathematics and computer science. Their core technology is in tracking and data fusion. The main problems to be solved there include various flavors of the assignment problem, which boils down to combinatorial optimization, and issues in filtering and estimation theory. And, efforts involving algorithms for chemical detection, GIS data processing, and many other areas. If you are interested contact Jeff Ondich for more information.

  • The Computer Science Professional Program at the University of Chicago (CSPP) provides a Masters of Computer Science degree with strong emphasis in applied computing. This is a fast-paced, flexible, one year master program. Click on the link above for more information.

  • AuSIM Inc. is a software company out of California owned by a Carleton graduate and looking for a summer intern. Skills needed are: strong coding skills, fundamental understanding and interest in physics, and a strong sense of the engineering methods. This would be a one-on-one mentoring internship developing real systems to real customers. If you are intersted contact Jack Goldfeather for more information.


  • Research Opportunity

    March 11, 2009

    Collaborative Research Experiences for Undergraduates (CREU) Program. The application deadline is May 1, 2009. Click above for more information.