Swarthmore College Department of Computer Science

2012-13 cs events & talks

event: she++ screening
date: Monday, Apr 8

time: 4:30pm
where: Science Center 101

We will be screening she++, a new documentary from Stanford University about women programmers and why all women can be programmers...(more)

event: Google Interview Workshop
date: Wed, Feb 20

time: 6:00pm
where: SciCen 199

Google Technical Interview Prep Workshop

event: Google Tech Talk
date: Wed, Feb 20

time: 12:30pm
where: SciCen 183

Jeff Kaufman, '08, will talk about PageSpeed "Speeding up the Web"

event: Faculty Panel: Who Owns an Idea?
date: Tue, Feb 19

time: 4:30pm
where: Bond Memorial Hall

The Writing Associates Program will be hosting a faculty panel discussing the question - Who Owns an Idea? (more...)

event: Sorelle Friedler talk
date: Wed, Feb 13

time: 4:30pm
where: SciCntr 240

Sorelle Friedler will talk about Understanding Objects in Motion

event: Kevin Webb talk
date: Mon, Feb 11

time: 4:30pm
where: SciCntr 240

Kevin Webb of UCSD will talk about "Will it Blend? An App Store Framework for Data Center Network Services".

event: Joshua Brody talk
date: Fri, Feb 8

time: 4:30pm
where: SciCntr 240

Joshua Brody of Aarhus University will talk about "Communication Complexity and Lower Bounds in Computer Science".

event: Matt Lang talk
date: Mon, Feb 4

time: 4:30pm
where: SciCntr 240

Matt Lang of Moravian College will talk about "Maximal Systems".

event: summer research info session
date: Fri, Nov 30

time: 12:30
where: main lab

This Friday Nov 30 at 12:30 in the main lab we will hold an information session for students interested in summer research opportunities in our department... more

event: Cathy Polinsky talk
date: Thur, Nov 8

time: 4:15pm
where: CS Main lab (240)

Cathy Polinsky '99, Senior Director of Software Development at SalesForce, will give a talk about interviewing tips and skills for landing a job in the software industry... more.

event: Google Lightning Talk
date: Wed, Nov 7

time: 7pm
where: SciCen 101

Come join us for an evening of pizza and swag with Google Engineers and Swarthmore alums Alexander Benn, Tom Stepleton, and Phillip Koonce. They will be talking about 'Doing Cool Stuff That Matters', and the exciting stuff that is happening at Google...more.

event: summer opportunities talk
date: Fri, Nov 2

time: 12:30-1:30pm
where: CS Main Lab (240)

Three students will discuss what they did last summer. One did an REU, one did a summer internship, and one stayed at Swarthmore and did research with a faculty member. Find out what it's like...more.

event: grad school info session
date: Fri, Oct 5

time: 12:30
where: cs main lab

Are you thinking about applying to graduate school in computer science? If so, you should attend the CS Graduate School Information Session on Friday Oct 5 at 12:30pm.

event: Sundae-Friday
date: Friday, Sept 7

time: 3:30-4:30pm
where: Science Center Courtyard

The CS and Math/Stat Departments will be hosting a Sundae-Friday this Friday from 3:30-4:30 in the Science Center Courtyard. All students in CS courses are encouraged to attend.

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