Weekly CS Undergraduate Newsletter  #13
February 17th, 2020



Announcements:

         The CS Department needs your help!

o    Request #1: Our Department is currently conducting a national search for a new department chair and your input as a computer science major is invaluable. Please consider attending tomorrow's meeting with Dr. Armin Mikler, Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of North Texas

  When: Thursday, February 20th from 3:30pm - 4:30pm in Conference Room 755 on the 7th floor of 25 Park Place (CS Department).

  Please come to the meeting with questions and/or concerns that you may have in a myriad of areas ranging from: (number of courses offered each semester, number of seats in those courses, content of courses, lab space, resources, career opportunities, etc)

o    Request #2: Consultants from NSF will be visiting the STEM Tutoring Center to make recommendations on improvements. Please consider meeting with the NSF consultant team on Friday, February 21st, from 10:30am to 11:30am in the Petit Science Center, Room 303, to voice your concerns


Events:


         STEMulate - will be hosting their Inclusivity and Diversity in STEM (IDS) Conference this Thursday, February 20th (see flyer)<http://grid.cs.gsu.edu/~jhayes14/CSnewsletter/STEMulate%20Visix%20Screen.jpg>

o    Volunteer form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1vx0DGbT6l0tvYORS5b0Tf68_wxDJZ0KTNBtNEbdS4ZY/viewform?edit_requested=true

         Capital One Challenge  - Build a web app to help people pick the right restaurant at https://bit.ly/2HyJ3sO (sponsored by MindSumo Inc. www.mindsumo.com<http://www.mindsumo.com> )

         [REMINDER] PantherHackers - Cybersecurity Workshop with Undergraduate CS major Mia Stroud -  Starts Feb 17th - Apr 2nd; 3:30pm - 5:00pm       (see flyer)<http://grid.cs.gsu.edu/~jhayes14/CSnewsletter/PantherHackers-Cybersecurity%20Workshop-Spring%202020-Updated.pdf>


Research Opportunities for Undergraduates:


         GSU Computer Science REU - Developing Smart and Autonomous Internet-of-Things (IoT) Systems (Summer 2020), Early application deadline: March 6th (see flyer)

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         IEEE TryEngineering Summer Institute - Know a student who has a passion for engineering, but who doesn't have the financial means to attend the program? Let them know to apply for a need-based scholarship before March 6th, 2020 ( https://tryengineeringinstitute.ieee.org/ )



         Johns Hopkins REU - RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR UNDERGRADUATES IN COMPUTATIONAL SENSING and MEDICAL ROBOTICS - Deadline Extended! Accepting applications through March 1st (see link: https://lcsr.jhu.edu/reu/ )





Mr. Jamie Hayes, M.A.
Undergraduate Academic Coordinator | Department of Computer Science
Georgia State University - College of Arts and Sciences
25 Park Place, 7th Floor |Atlanta, GA 30303
P: (404)-413-6107