Archive for May, 2012

Brad Duhaime ’85 Reconnects at Commencement

The post-commencement reception provided a happy meeting for Brad Duhaime, a 1985 MCS major, and his old advisor, Professor Terry Morrison. Duhaime was there to celebrate graduation of his son, Chris. Left to right: Chris Duhaime ’12, Brad Duhaime ’85, and Prof. Morrison.

Holte Honored by Students at MCS Picnic

Professor John Holte, who is retiring after 36 years of service to Gustavus Adolphus College, was honored by current students with a gift of a framed Word Cloud created on the Worldle web site.  Meghan Peterson, President of the MCS Club, presented John with this framed gift at the annual MCS Department picnic held on May […]

Graduating Math Major to Deliver Commencement Address

Senior Mathematics major Chloe Radcliffe has been chosen to deliver the 2012 commencement address.  Read the official announcement for more information about Chloe and the 2012 Gustavus Adolphus Graduation ceremony.

Ada Lovelace: To Dream Tomorrow

When: Monday, May 14, 2012, 1:30-2:20pm Where: Olin Hall 320 This documentary describes the life of Ada, Countess Lovelace (1815-1852), providing context for her seminal contributions to computer science: describing how a general-purpose digital computer could be programmed and providing the insight that algorithmic manipulation of symbols could be used for non-numerical purposes. This video […]

MCS Club Codefest

When: Thursday, May 10, 2012, 12:30pm-1:20 pm Where: Olin Hall 320 The MCS Club Codefest is a chance for any students to demonstrate their programming projects they have been working on. Come and see the following presentations! Lunch will be served.   Ben Bickel (Computer Science ’12)   A real-time strategy game for iPad and/or a […]