Newsletter: Carleton Sentinel

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  • Scholarship Opportunity

    October 15, 2010

    $10,000 Scholarship Opportunity for Computer Science Majors from Minnesota High Tech Foundation.  Completed applications are due no later than November 23, 2010.  Click above for more information.

  • Attend this event to hear from Microsoft employees responsible for different aspects of the product development cycle.  This will be on Wednesday, October 20 from 2-3:30 p.m. in CMC 328.

  • Programming Contest

    October 15, 2010

    Programming Contest November 6, 2010

    Carleton will be assembling teams of students to participate in the ACM Programming Contest. The regionals for this year's ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest will be held at Macalester College on November 6. Regional winners will go to Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt next March for the finals. The official information can be found at the ACM Programming Contest site. The contest is always a lot of fun. If you would like to practice solving programming problems, learn some tricks for programming more quickly, and have some fun in the process, please contact Jeff Ondich or Sherri Goings to let them know you're interested. You don't need to be experienced to participate, so if it sounds interesting, join us!

  • Photo Contest

    October 15, 2010

    Have your photography displayed on the CMC lab walls!  Send your photos to Sherri Goings by November 1.  Click above for more information.

  • Daniel Ehrenberg will be presenting his publication at the Dynamic Languages Symposium on October 18 in Revo, NV.  His abstract, "Factor:  A Dynamic, Stack-based Programming Language" with Slava Pestov and Joe Groff.  It discusses the language that he has been working for the past few years. 

  • Looking for a campus job winter term and interested in getting involved in the Computer Science Department?  We are looking for someone that would like to grade CS 111 winter term for 6 hours per week.   If you have received a B+ or better in CS 111 and would like to grade contact Sue Jandro.

  • It's been a few years since the last Computer Science Departmental T-Shirt.  Submit your design ideas to Mike Tie, and he will post them in the student lounge (CMC 307); faculty will narrow the choices down to the top 5, and voting will begin on Oct 20.  The person who comes up with the winning design will win a free t-shirt.

  • Charlie Mandile '07 who is the Executive Director of HealthFinders Collaborative is looking for a Volunteer IT Consultant.  Click on the link for more information.

  • Talk by Tyler Odean '06

    September 30, 2010

    Are you interested in a career building the next generation of web technology? Are you prepared to tackle the largest problems in Computer Science to make world's information available to everyone? Do you enjoy free food? Tyler Odean ('06) is returning to campus to give a brief talk and then answer questions about the Associate Product Manager program and other career opportunities at Google. The APM program is an elite two year rotational program aimed at recent CS grads interested in exploring product development.  Come and talk with Tyler on Thursday, October 7 from 5-6 p.m. in CMC 206.

  • Computer Science Lunch Table

    September 24, 2010

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

  • Grader Needed

    September 24, 2010

    Need some extra work hours this fall term?  Due to an overwhelming demand for CS 111 we need another person to help grade CS 111 this fall.  If you have received a B+ or better in CS 111 and would like to grade contact Sue Jandro.

  • Talk by Chris Hoff '02

    September 24, 2010

    Chris Hoff '02 will be coming to Carleton on Tuesday, October 26.  He will be speaking on Intellectual Property Law and Computer Technologies.  The talk will be at 4 p.m. in CMC 206.