We are very happy to say that we have recruited 28 awesome participants for CS KickStart 2012! Thank you everyone for applying! Once again, the participants come from around the globe (California, Kenya, Taiwan, Florida) and span many majors, bringing diversity to our humble program. (: This year will surely be amazing and we organizers are extremely excited to get to work with all of them!
Click here to meet our participants!
The evaluation responses from the participants of the 2011 Session has been put up on the website! Please click here to view it (or just click on the link above that says "Evaluation 2011").
Thanks for all of your support and have a wonderful day! :D
CS KickStart was mentioned in Dean Sastry's message in the College of Engineering's "Innovations" publication!
CS KickStart made it to the front page of the EECS Department's website! Click on this link and check it out! :-)
CS KickStart was an enormous success!!! 24 incredibly motivated and talented student took part of last week's CS KickStart. They were taught how to program in python and worked on projects related to image editing such as matting your photo onto a new background. Aside from classes, we were lucky to be able to visit the Google San Francisco office and have lunch with some Googlers. We also visited the Exploratorium on our field trip. Lastly, we are really grateful for all the inspiring speakers that came to visit us this week, including Prof Kathy Yelick, Cindee Madison, Bjoern Hartmann, Sarah Van Wart, Joe Hellerstein, Marie-Ange Eyoum, Mira Dontcheva, Sharena Pari-Monasch, David Wagner, Tsu-Jae King Liu, Christos Papadimitriou and Claire Tomlin. Thank you! And make sure to check out our photos!
A great set of guest speakers are going to visit us during the CS KickStart week! Our speakers come from various departments such as computer science, the school of information and a neuroscience lab, or visit us from companies like Intel, Adobe and Microsoft. We look forward to their visit!! For a list of our guest speakers, follow this link.
We are happy to announce that this year we will be visiting the Google offices in San Francisco for our field trip!! We will be having lunch with female computer scientists at the Google offices and will then tour their campus.
Thanks to Google for hosting us!!
We are happy to announce that we recruited 25 exceptional participants into our program! We were truly astonished by the number of great applications that we received. Thanks to all of you for sending in your applications! The students we selected come from California, Iowa, Virginia, Singapore, China and even Bahrain and range from EECS, BioEngineering and Chemical Engineering majors to Economics and Linguistics majors!
We can't wait to see you in the fall!
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