Deciding between graduate school vs. industry?

April 18th, 2014

Applying to Graduate Schools

Question and Answer Session

 
Are you considering going to graduate school to continue studying computer science?  Thinking you'd like to know more about the process and get some info from others about it?  Then come to our Q&A session on Tuesday, April 22 at 12:15pm for a PIZZA LUNCH and more info.  King 235. Topics to be covered include:
  • What CS grad school is like -- the first two years and beyond
  • What is CS research like?
  • Is grad school right for me?
  • Masters or PhD?
  • How do you apply?
  • How to choose schools/advisors?
  • Getting good letters of recommendation
  • Things you can do now to improve your chances of being accepted
  • and any other questions you might have
RSVP required! Sign up in the CS office (King 223) by Monday to attend.

CS Community Art Show

April 18th, 2014

CS Community Art Show

CS Art Show Flyer

When: Saturday, April 26th Time: Opens at 8pm, Performances and readings at 9pm Where: Harkness Dining Area What: Art and creative things of many kinds created by the CS Community Like What? Video games, video game art, comics, drawings, painting, musics electronics, crafts, knitting, etc. Want to submit something? Send the CSMC some email:
csmc@cs.oberlin.edu

Bravest Warriors Marathon!

April 17th, 2014

Become a Warrior

Join the CSMC this Saturday, April 19 for a Bravest Warriors marathon in the downstairs lab starting at 7pm.

Popcorn will be provided!!!

Everyone should come, majors and non-majors alike.

Putting Healthcare in Your Hands

April 9th, 2014

Join us on Friday, April 9 for a 12-1pm talk by Beenish Chaudhry entitled: "Putting Healthcare in Your Hands" in King 235. Abstract: Our healthcare system is undergoing a seismic shift that is breaking the old information asymmetry – where doctors had all the information and patients had very little – now technology is being used to collect data to give patients an easy way to access key facts and gain knowledge for decisions about health. While we know how to target this information for the affluent and their lifestyles, what are we doing for those with low socioeconomic background? In this talk, you will learn about technology design challenges and solutions for this population, and what needs to be done in the future.

Set up your laptop for programming!

April 8th, 2014

Have burning issues getting your laptop set up to work on your fun CSCI assignments?
burning laptop

I think they took overclocking too far!

Want some help getting Python/Java installed?  Some hands-on assistance on how to transfer files back and forth? The CSMC is hosting a drop-in session to help students get it all figured out!
  • Date: Wednesday, April 7
  • Time: 7:30-9:00pm
  • Where: King 201 (Upstairs CS lab)
There will be people there to help setup Windows, Mac, and Linux laptops.  Hope to see you there!