Newsletter: Carleton Sentinel
"Keeping you in the loop since 2005"
- March 14, 2007
The University of Virginia has announced an REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) for undergraduate students this summer on the topic of Computer Applications for Medicine. The dates are June 11-August 8, and they provide housing, meals, and a $3200 stipend. The target audience is (current) 3rd year undergraduates, although (current) 2nd years and 4th years will also be considered. If interested, visit their website. Applications are available on the website and are due at the end of March. Questions should be sent to email@example.com.
- March 12, 2007
Margaret Moore of Google has contacted us, indicating that Google is interested in hiring. Click above for more information.
- February 28, 2007
Come hear the talks from our seniors as they demonstrate the awesome work that they've done on their comps projects! The event is in Boliou 104 on Saturday, March 3, starting at 10:00 am. Lunch will be served in the middle. Here is the detailed schedule:
- 10:00: "Recommender Systems for Choosing Movies and Courses" -- Daniel Lew, Ben Sowell, Leah Steinberg, and Amrit Tuladhar
- 11:00: "Natural Language Grocery Shopping Assistant" -- Erica Bolan, George Kachergis, Jamie Olson, Kevin Reschke, and Thomas Smith
- 12:45: "Windmill Web Site" -- Mark Dyson, Glen Friedman, Ben Kazez, Arthur Lewis, and Wain Yee
- 1:45: "3D Interactive Model Of The Carleton Campus" -- Deborah Chasman, Henry Gross, Edward Williams, and Paul Wilmes
Hope to see you there!
- February 23, 2007
Carleton student Evan Hatampour tells us that he is looking to hire another Carleton student to do some web development. Specifically, he needs assistance in constructing a website with a database back end. He indicates that he has money to pay, so this is effectively a short-term consulting gig. If you are interested, contact him directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- February 22, 2007
Frances E. Allen has long been known in computer science for her work in compiler optimization, parallelization, and high performance computing. She was recently granted the Turing Award, which is considered by many to be the equivalent of a Nobel Prize for computing. Allen is particularly noteworthy as she is now the first female recipient of the Turing Award! Visit the ACM website for more information.
- February 9, 2007
Dave is looking to hire two students for summer 2006 and beyond to work on his atmospheric chemistry data mining research project. Click above for more info.
- February 9, 2007
Advising Days are coming soon: February 12-20. Click above for descriptions of the computer science courses (above CS 127) that will be offered this spring. In addition to your own advisor, remember that you can contact our Student Departmental Advisor (Debbie Chasman, email@example.com) if you have questions.
- February 8, 2007
Carnegie Mellon University has announced a new conference for undergraduate women in computer science to be held at Carnegie Mellon on October 5-7, 2007. The conference is research focused and will provide opportunities for undergraduate women to work on exploratory problems in teams led by researchers from industry and academia.
Participants will also be able to
- meet others who share their curiosity and interest in computer science
- discuss their research
- explore the research experience in academia and industry
- present a talk and/or poster: great for first-timers!
For more information, visit http://www.cs.cmu.edu/ourcs/.
- January 31, 2007
Carleton alum Kevin Dill '92 is currently working for Blue Fang Games. He tells us that they are currently looking for people in general, and a junior AI engineer in particular. Click above for more information.
- January 31, 2007
Carleton alum C. Liang '94 is currently working for Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She tells us that they have an opening for a system administration and programming job. See http://www.cites.uiuc.edu/jobs/20070111-smg.html
for more information.
- January 30, 2007
Epic Systems Corporation in Madison, WI has hired a number of our graduates in the past. They recently sent our department an email advertising open positions. Click above for more information.
- January 22, 2007
Hope College is hosting a Computer Science NSF REU summer undergraduate research program in the summer of 2007. They have support for at least five undergraduate researchers who are not Hope students, and they have a special initiative to encourage the participation of students from underrepresented groups. Application materials and other information are available on their Web site at http://www.cs.hope.edu/reu.