Archive for October, 2004

MCS Seminar, Nov 3

_____________________________________________________________ Graduate Schools in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics Wednesday, November 3, 2004 at 11:30am in Olin 320 _____________________________________________________________

New general education CS course

This spring we will start offering a new general education course in computer science, MCS 170: The Nature of Computer Science. This course presents a general introduction to the concepts and issues of computer science and is designed for those students who do not plan to take MCS 177 (Computer Science I), but still have […]

Computing Careers: What’s the “Real World” Like?

A discussion with recent grads about employment Godfather’s Pizza, back room, 6:15pm, November 18, 2004 Pizza and soft drinks will be served This event is for juniors and seniors interested in computing careers, whether they are majoring in computer science or in math. MCS majors who graduated over the last handful of years will come […]

Grokster case: predictions

I haven’t posted a commentary in so long, I’m going to do a bonus one in which I give myself two opportunities to be wrong in one commentary. Last week the recording industry, movie industry, and an assortment of songwriters and publishers asked the Supreme Court of the US to review the Grokster case. I’ll […]

MCS Seminar, Oct 19

______________________________________________________________________ Routing Signal Nets in VLSI Design Sarnath Ramnath Tuesday, October 19, 2003 at 3:30pm in Olin 320 ______________________________________________________________________

MCS vs SPS Softball Game!

The MCS Club will be beating the SPS at Softball late Friday afternoon. The game will start at about 5:45 pm, but we’d like people to be there at about 5:00 pm – 5:15 pm to practice / warm up. A lot of people have said they’d like to play, but just don’t have gloves […]

MCS Seminar, Oct 12

______________________________________________________________________ William Granville, an Early Son of Gustavus Adolphus George Rosenstein Tuesday, October 12, 2004 at 3:30pm in Olin 320 ______________________________________________________________________

Problem Solving Contest Now Even Bigger!

I know how everybody loves BIG math problems, so I printed out the problems for the contest in a bigger font. They’re on the bulletin board. Or, maybe I can figure out how to leave a link to the contest page. Yeah, that’s the ticket. I should point out that there really will be prizes […]