Highlight index

CS students participate in business accelerator (posted May 06, 2016)
2016 UPE induction ceremony (posted Apr 27, 2016)
CS students and alumni among 2016 Entrepreneurs Fund winners (posted Apr 09, 2016)
Students and faculty attend NYCWiC (posted Apr 08, 2016)
Colgate students teach coding at local elementary school (posted Mar 07, 2016)
Lillie Pentecost '16 presents her research at HPC workshop (posted Feb 15, 2016)
Women in Computer Science Club does outreach program to Hamilton Central School for CS ed week (posted Feb 15, 2016)
Professor Hay earns $500,000 data security grant (posted Feb 15, 2016)
Work co-produced by Professor Sommers featured in Technology Review (posted Feb 15, 2016)
Four students attend 2015 Grace Hopper conference (posted Dec 11, 2015)


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Colgate University
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Hamilton, NY 13346
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CS students participate in business accelerator
  • CS major Rohan Chaudhari '19 participates in bootcamp

Colgate University's Fox Leadership Program supported a group of students, including several computer-science majors, participate in a winter break business accelerator bootcamp formed by a partnership between Colgate's career services and General Assembly. Read more in the Spring 2016 issue of the Colgate Scene.

Full posting and slideshow (Updated May 6, 2016, noon)
2016 UPE induction ceremony
  • UPE induction photo by Ryan Diew '17

Twenty-seven computer-science students are members of the Upsilon Pi Epsilon honor society, and we welcomed new inductees at a ceremony on April 27. Congratulations to all our successful students!

Full posting and slideshow (Updated April 27, 2016, 5:30 p.m.)
CS students and alumni among 2016 Entrepreneurs Fund winners

Four computer-science students and two computer-science alumni were among the 10 winners of this year's Colgate Entrepreneurs Fund, providing seed funding, incubator space, and support for their ventures. Read more about the projects here.

Full posting and slideshow (Updated April 9, 2016, noon)
Students and faculty attend NYCWiC

Colgate was a silver-level sponsor at the New York Celebration of Women in Computing conference held April 8-9, 2016 in Lake George, NY. Students and faculty attended various events at the conference including presenting their work at a poster session.

Full posting and slideshow (Updated April 8, 2016, noon)
Colgate students teach coding at local elementary school
  • Samantha Braver ’18 helps teach computer coding at Hamilton Central School as a member of the Colgate Women in Computer Science club. (Photo by Andrew Daddio)

Three volunteers from Colgate's Women in Computer Science Club will run a computer-science club offered for students in grades 3 through 5 at the local Hamilton school. For more information, see this Colgate news story and this article from the Utica Observer-Dispatch.

Full posting and slideshow (Updated March 7, 2016, 4:39 p.m.)
Lillie Pentecost '16 presents her research at HPC workshop

Lillie Pentecost '16 presented the research paper that she co-authored with visiting Prof. John Stratton at the Second International Workshop on Hardware-Software Co-Design for High Performance Computing (Co-HPC 2015) (http://codaash.org/co-hpc). Lillie did the research under Prof. Stratton's supervision this past summer.

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Feb. 15, 2016, midnight)
Women in Computer Science Club does outreach program to Hamilton Central School for CS ed week

The Women in CS club ran an outreach program for grades 3-5 at Hamilton Central School for CS education week (first week of December, every year).

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Feb. 15, 2016, midnight)
Professor Hay earns $500,000 data security grant
  • Assistant Professor Michael Hay (photo by Susan Kahn)

DARPA awarded Prof. Hay nearly $500,000 to participate in Project Brandeis, a new program that challenges researchers from across the country to develop systems that facilitate data analysis while preserving privacy. Read more...

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Feb. 15, 2016, midnight)
Work co-produced by Professor Sommers featured in Technology Review
  • A map of the U.S. Long-haul Fiber-optic Infrastructure

Working with a team of researchers, Prof. Sommers created a map of the cables that power the Internet by putting together ISP maps and cross referencing against a massive set of public records. Read more...

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Feb. 15, 2016, midnight)
Four students attend 2015 Grace Hopper conference

Four of our students attended the recent Grace Hopper Conference.
Sam Spano, Bria Vicenti, and Courtney McGill were selected as Grace Hopper scholars, winning support to attend the Grace Hopper celebration of women in computing conference in October. Samantha Braver was selected as a Hopper, a conference volunteer. Prof. Fourquet attended as well.

Thanks to the scholar and volunteer program sponsors. Also, thanks to the Division of Natural Sciences and ...

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Dec. 11, 2015, 3:55 p.m.)