Archive for November, 2006

More Internships in North Mankato

As I pointed out at the beginning of September, one of the perennial limitations in the way our students take advantage of internship opportunities is that most seem to only look for full-time summer internships, rather than also considering part-time internships during a semester. There are some good reasons for that, one of which is […]

Computer Science Alumni, Students Discuss Careers

Nine recent alumni got together for informal conversation with ten current computer science students over pizza on November 20th. Pictured left to right in the upper photo are alumni Phillip Knoll and Josh Hill; students Justin Stevens, Tim Fontana, Josh Pioske, Tony Lapakko, and Karl Selander; alumnus Ben Hardy; students Ben Hays, Braden Rogness, and […]

Alumnae, Students Discuss Teaching Careers

Two recent alumnae teaching math in secondary schools got together for informal conversation with four current math education students over pizza on November 16th. Shown sitting around enjoying stories of the teaching life are (left to right) students Jenny Koffski, Sarah Manke, and Jake Mehr; alumna Jodi (Parks) Bang; and student Allison Mulvihill. Alumna Ally […]

Alumni Talk About Math Careers

Eight alumni gathered on November 15th for informal conversation with current students about math careers. Pictured from left to right are Anna Gutman, David Myers, Bill Kunze, Katherine (Pavelek) Kunze, Matthew Miller, Nathan Annis, Eric Peterson, and Justin Hanson. All are math alumni except Bill Kunze, who majored in computer science and classics. They represent […]

Dobler Elected As Next Chair

It was a big week for elections, and not just those the mainstream media chose to cover. Professor Carolyn Dobler was unanimously elected to serve as the Mathematics and Computer Science Department’s next chair, effective June 1, 2007. (Current MCS Department Chair Max Hailperin’s three-year term ends on May 31st.) In a preview of the […]

Students and Alumni to Discuss Careers Over Pizza

The MCS Department is sponsoring three discussions with recent grads about employment, all in the back room of Godfather’s Pizza with pizza and soft drinks. These events are for any interested students, not just those getting ready to graduate. Math careers: November 15, 6:30pm Secondary math education careers: November 16, 5:30pm Computing careers: November 20, […]