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Arthur Burkart CS’14 is a coauthor on the paper “A database of annotated promoters of genes associated with common respiratory and related diseases,” published in American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology. During his summer research internship in 2011, Arthur worked at the Biomedical Informatics Research Center in Wisconsin, where he used the R […]

In Fall 2010, the Computer Science Free and Open Source Software Development Tutorial students wrote a suite of unit tests for a component of the Django web application framework (https://code.djangoproject.com/ticket/17193). We’re happy to announce that the suite has been accepted. Congratulations to all the students involved!

The ACM Women in Computing group has funding available to send graduate and undergraduate students to attend research conferences ┬áin computer science. Note that the attendee does not have to be presenting at the conference. Awards are made on a rolling basis; for more details, visit the scholarships program’s webpage: http://women.acm.org/participate/scholarship/index.cfm

In Summer 2011, Computer Science students Jeff Ruberg ’12, Michael Vitale ’11, and Katie Wagner ’12 participated in the Humanitarian Fee and Open Source Software Project Summer internship program. For their project, they worked on software that is part of the Tor network. Tor is software that allows users to browse the web anonymously, and […]

The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Security and Privacy (CRISSP) is now accepting applications for their two-year ASPIRE cyber-security scholarship. This interdisciplinary scholarship will train students from a variety of backgrounds in an approach to security that builds technical sophistication while looking beyond technology when approaching problems. It draws on a unique faculty from several […]

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 […]

Three COMP students presented posters about their research recently, and these posters are all up on the sixth floor. Please come by and take a look! Sam DeFabbia-Kane’s poster is titled “Detecting Denial of Service Attacks on a Simulated Tor Network,” and is based on research he conducted during his independent study with Professors Danner […]

The Computer Science department is looking to hire a systems administrator to manage its two servers and the CS Lab and preform other miscellaneous related duties. This is an hourly position starting in Fall 2010 (though availability in Summer 2010 would be nice) with a pay rate in the $10-$12/hour range, depending on experience. The […]

CONNECTICUT – TRINITY – WESLEYAN COMPUTER SCIENCE CONSORTIUM DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES Speaker: Nick Mathewson, The Tor Project Title: Tor: Anonymous communication for everybody Time/place: Wednesday, 07 April 2010 at 7:00pm in Woodhead Lounge. Dessert reception to follow the talk. See the CTW Events Website for more details about this and other events. Description: This talk […]

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