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Monthly Archive for September, 2010

Professor Aaron notes that students of all backgrounds may be interested in the 2010 annual issue of cs4fn magazine (pdf). The magazine generally highlights topics of interest in computer science, but at a level which remains accessible to non-experts. The current issue highlights contributions of women in computer science, including a “gendered timeline of technology.” […]

Dear all, Professor Aaron sends the following information about a new study abroad program in Budapest that may appeal to students majoring in computer science: The program is called AIT (Acquincum Institute of Technology). The campus is on a lovely part of the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary. The program is friendly and intimate, enrolling […]

We will be holding a meeting on Thursday (Sept 16) at 8pm in SC618 to discuss the GRE math subject test. All math majors are invited and encouraged to attend to learn more about the exam and what to expect on it. This will also be a chance for those of you who are currently […]

WesWIS Opening Meeting

Wesleyan Women in Science (WesWIS) is open to all members of the Wesleyan community who are interested in issues affecting women in science, or in participating in our various activities, regardless of major, degree, or gender. The opening meeting of WesWIS will be Friday, September 17 at 12 p.m. in 84 Hall-Atwater. A pizza lunch […]

Each year, the National Science Foundation awards fellowships to graduate students in the sciences to support their pursuit of a Ph.D. at a research university. The NSF intends to fund roughly 2,000 such fellowships next year. The American Mathematical Society has noted that students pursuing graduate studies in mathematics rarely apply for these fellowships, and […]