undergraduate students

"Rewriting the Code" Recruits Dartmouth Tennis & Computer Science Woman

Allison Chuang, a rising junior majoring in CS, participated in Rewriting the Code this summer in Durham, NC. Rewriting the Code is focused on recruiting,
retaining and advancing women in tech. Sue Harnett recently wrote an article about the program and Allison's involvement in it. Check out the full article here.

Jessica Fan wins Gazzaniga Family Science Award

Jessica Fan won the Gazzaniga Family Science Award, which is given to a graduating senior in the sciences for scientific accomplishments. Jessica had two published papers by the time she graduated, and she will be presenting her paper, “Dense Gray Codes in Mixed Radices,” this week at the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), in Aachen Germany.

Emily Greene '17 wins NCWIT Collegiate Award Honorable Mention

Congratulations to Emily Greene ’17, who just received Honorable Mention for the NCWIT Collegiate Award from the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT).

Emily received a cash prize and a expense-paid trip to the NCWIT Summit on Women and IT in Tucson, Arizona on May 22-24.

Here is her video submission:

The list of all award winners and their projects is available here.

Congratulations Emily!

Jessica Fan '17 wins CRA's Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Honorable Mention

Congratulations to Jessica Fan '17, who received the Computing Research Association's (CRA) Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Honorable Mention for PhD-granting institutions. This award program recognizes undergraduate students in North American universities who show outstanding research potential in an area of computing research.

Jessica Fan worked together with Professor Tom Cormen on the research paper:

Cormen, T. H. and Fan J. C., "Dense Gray Codes, or Easy Ways to Generate Cyclic and Non-Cyclic Gray Codes For the First n Whole Numbers," 54th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, October 2016.

Kaya Thomas '17 quoted in "Mercury News"

CS major Kaya Thomas '17 was quoted in a story in "Mercury News" about diversity in STEM:

STEM itself is what is going to change the world and contribute to our society with new ideas. New groups of people bring innovations, and there's not as much diversity in the field as it could be.

Read more at: http://dartgo.org/ar/rr/quotethomas3.

Dartmouth Now features CS student Kaya Thomas '17

Dartmouth Now is running a story about CS student Kaya Thomas '17 and her app for young readers. "Thomas developed 'We Read Too' as a mobile device app, one that now has over 4,000 users. It showcases more than 500 books written by authors of color and featuring characters of color."

Read the full story at Dartmouth Now.

Kaya Thomas '17 Speaks at BookNet Tech Forum

Our very own Kaya Thomas '17 spoke recently at the BookNet Canada Tech Forum about her experience creating the app We Read Too. The app, which she developed in 2014, helps readers find children’s and YA books written by authors of color and featuring characters of non-white ethnicities.

Read more in the Publisher's Weekly story.

COSC 98 Demo Session

COSC 98 is a culminating experience for Dartmouth's CS Major program. In Monday's demo session, 6 student teams will showcase the results of their hard work and ingenuity. Come to see an impressive range of software projects built by student developers. The event is open to the public.

 

Date: Monday, March 7
Time: 6:30 - 8:00pm
Location: DEN (Dartmouth Enterpreneurial Network)
Projects: Ping, Dartbook, Tabletop.js, Flavor Finder, @now, and Dartmunch

 

CS major Anna Knowles’16 becomes a National Champion

Read the full story, published by Dartmouth Athletics.

In the storied history of the Dartmouth equestrian program, there has never been a national champion—until now.

Anna Knowles ’16 was the 2015 National Champion in the McDonald Scholarship Challenge on May 2 at the 2015 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Championship Show at the Eastern States Exposition Fairgrounds in West Springfield, Mass. Nathalie Ferneau ’18 was the Reserve National Champion in the same event.

 

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