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SDS Launch Party, Tuesday Nov. 17, 12 p.m., FH240

The Stats & Data Science program will be holding a “launch party” for SDS tomorrow, Tuesday, November 17th at 12 pm in Ford 240.   This is the first Presentation of the SDS major.
All are welcome!

November 16th, 2015 · Tags: Presentation of the Major

Opportunity for an M.S. Computational Biology at CMU

Please see below an email received from CMU:
The professional M.S. in Computational Biology, a joint effort between the Department of Biological Sciences and the Lane Center of Computational Biology, offers tailored education in this integrated discipline, which applies modern computer science, statistics, and mathematics to biological and biomedical problems. Our students explore a wide [ >> more ]

November 10th, 2015 · Tags: Grad School

CS-Related Math Lunch Talk on Thursday, Nov. 19

What Can We Learn from Software Failure Data
Veena Mendiratta, Bell Labs
Failure detection and fault correction are vital to ensure high quality software. During the development and deployment phases detected failures are commonly classified by severity and tracked to meet quality and reliability requirements. Besides tracking failures, this data can be analyzed and used to qualify [ >> more ]

November 6th, 2015 · Tags: Events, Talk

Job: Assistant Patient Simulation Lab Technician (part time position)

This is a copy of an email from Kevin Bradshaw, and received by the department
Again, any questions can be directed to Kevin ( or the Simulation Specialist Michelle Sherlin:
Job Posting:
We have posted a part time position for an Assistant Patient Simulation Lab Technician within the Department of Nursing in our brand new Center [ >> more ]

November 5th, 2015 · Tags: Jobs

Better Education through Software: Jobs and Internships at Clever

Right now the market for educational software is a mess.  It’s incredibly difficult for developers to get their products into schools, and it’s even harder for them to scale.  School districts spend tons of money on learning applications, but they have no way of knowing if students are even using the apps [ >> more ]

November 3rd, 2015 · Tags: Internships, Jobs

JLT Re looking for entry-level hire with CS or Engineering background.

JLT Re is looking to make an entry-level hire in the Catastrophe Modeling department before the end of this year and we are still looking for good candidates. We are looking for math, CS or engineering backgrounds (CS would be especially welcome right now). This job has lots to offer a Smith grad – we [ >> more ]

November 3rd, 2015 · Tags: Jobs