Modeling Across The Curriculum – Tony Starfield, University of Minnesota (emeritus)

April 24th, 2009

Join us for a Reception on Wed 4/29/2009 4:00 King 223 before the Talk at 4:30 in King 221.

Modeling Across The Curriculum

Tony Starfield has earned a reputation as the best modeling instructor in the world. Starfield constantly refines group activities that one student describes as “partly fun mind-benders and partly challenging real-world conservation scenarios.” Starfield’s illustrious career has included hands-on contributions to engineering, applied mathematics, and biological modeling, and he brings those experiences to the classroom.  Tony Starfield will be the Fall Instructor for  CSCI 190 – How to Model it and CSCI 390 Seminar in Modeling for the Natural and Social Sciences

Alumni Talk: Antonio Garcia Castaneda '01

April 21st, 2009

Join us on Thursday, April 23rd to hear Antonio Garcia Castaneda (Oberlin Class of 2001) give a talk on “Everything you ever wanted to know about the games industry* … but had no one to ask.”

Antonio has worked in the video game industry for 8 years, most recently for Sony.  He is currently a graduate student at the University of London.

Reception at 4:00pm in King 223, Talk follows at 4:30pm in King 221.

Are you considering graduate school?

April 15th, 2009

Come to our info session to hear about
* types of CS graduate programs
* what one does in graduate school
* what kind of funding is available for this extended education
* application processes
* how and when to register for GREs

Pizza will be provided in King 223 at noon on Wed. 4/22/09
Sign up in the CSCI office King 223 or email if you plan to attend.

Honors proposals for 2009-10 due no later than April 17, 2009

April 1st, 2009

What is Senior Honors? In the spring of every year juniors in Computer Science are invited to submit an Honors Proposal. On the basis of these proposals persons are invited to participate in the Honors program. The Honors program at Oberlin is campus-wide in the sense that almost every department and program has some sort of procedure for determining Honors at Graduation.