Bob Geitz recognized for Excellence in Teaching

February 28th, 2014

Our very own Bob Geitz was awarded Oberlin’s 2013-14 Excellence in Teaching award for the Natural Sciences and Mathematics division.  Click on the image below to read more.
Oberlin's 2013-14 Excellence in Teaching awardees

Oberlin's 2013-14 Excellence in Teaching awardees

2014 CS T-Shirt Contest – due March 15

February 25th, 2014

Get your CS T-Shirt design in by March 15!!!!

Students compete at the Denison Programming Contest

February 22nd, 2014

Five teams of Oberlin students competed at the Denison Programming Contest this past weekend.  All of them placed in the top half of the 18 teams competing. The final rankings and problems are here: http://personal.denison.edu/~lalla/DSPC/results14.html Our teams were:
  • Amanda Strominger, Scott Hulver, Nathan Klein (1st)
  • Peter Fogg, Sayer Rippey, Oren Shoham (2nd)
  • Meg Davis, Kira Goldner, Devon Wells (4th)
  • Eli Rose, Gabe Richman, Clay Hudgens (8th)
  • Mischa Lewis-Norell, Chris Egerton, Robin Wong (9th)
Congratulations to all of them!

Cynthia Taylor Publishes on Peer Instruction In Small Liberal Arts Colleges

February 13th, 2014

https://oncampus.oberlin.edu/faculty-staff/notes/2013/09/04/cynthia-taylor-publishes-peer-instruction-small-liberal-arts-colleges

Women in STEM Faculty Panel

February 11th, 2014

Roots & STEM logoJoin professors Kate Jones-Smith (physics & astronomy), Chelsea Martinez (chemistry), Cynthia Taylor (computer science), and Leslie Kwakye (neuroscience) for a panel discussion on their careers in the sciences. We invite scientists and non-scientists alike to attend and participate in what we hope will be an interesting, informative, and fun event. When: Tuesday, February 11 at 4:45pm to 6:00pm Where: Norman C. Craig Lecture Hall, Science Center The session is part of the Roots & STEM events series exploring the human makeup of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. https://calendar.oberlin.edu/event/women_in_stem_panel_part_2