12/05/07: Computer Science Faculty Candidate Presentations
    Students are encouraged to attend the sample teaching and research presentations of the candidates for the CS faculty position. Student feedback is important in the hiring process ... so be a part of it!

    • Monday, December 10, 1-2pm in Dar 28
    • Wednesday, December 12, 12-1pm in Dar 28

    12/05/07: CS Department Winter Celebration
    Let's all get together to celebrate the end of the semester this Thursday at noon in Darwin 102. We'll recognize our December graduates and other achievement in the department and celebrate Gayle Walker's retirement after 18 years of service. There will be free PIZZA and good times - BE THERE!!

    10/23/07:Upcoming Computer Club events:

    • CS Club Seminar, Sat Oct 2\ 7, 10-2pm in Darwin 28.
    • LAN Party, Sat Nov 3 (more info to come).

    09/19/07: SSU Undergraduate Research Funds
    Are you engaged in or considering an independent research project this year? The SSU Undergraduate Research Grant program is designed to aid undergrads with research expenses including supplies, equipment, or travel to present their research at professional or scholarly meetings. The max award is $500. Guidelines and application forms are available in the Academic Programs office, Stevenson 1041 or at http://www.sonoma.ed\ u/aa/ap. The application deadline is October 26, 2007.

    09/04/07: The CS Department is planning to offer 3 electives in the Spring: CS 340 Computer Security & Malware, CS 385: Selected Topics: Embedded Systems, and a third to be chosen from CS 452: Compiler Design and Construction, CS 360: Object Oriented Programming and CS 385: Selected Topics: Game Programming. What 3rd elective do you want? Go to the poll on the CS Club website and let us know what you think!

    08/29/07:NASA Education and Public Outreach at Sonoma State University is looking for student volunteers to help create interactive 3-D programs and animations to promote science education materials related to NASA space missions. If you are interested, please contact Kamal Prasad at kamal@universe.sonoma.edu. No prior science knowledge is required.

    07/20/07: Computer Networking and the Internet course this Fall!
    CS 365, Computer Networking and the Internet, has been added to the Fall 2007 schedule. The course is being taught by Mike Lyle and will meet Tu/Th 2:30-3:20 for lecture and Th 3:30-5:20 for lab experimentation with networking equipment. CS 365 can be applied toward the CS elective requirements in the CS major. Sign up for the course during your next registration. (Note that CS 385: Advance CS has been dropped from the schedule and replaced by CS 365.)

    05/08/07: New Section of CS 215 opened for Fall 2007
    A second section of CS 215 has been opened. You can add the course during REG 2. Email Dr. Watts (tia.watts@sonoma.edu) with any questions.

    05/17/07: Spring Celebration Slideshow
    The slideshow from the CS Department Spring Celebration can be accessed at http://www.cs.sonoma.edu/cs_dept/ssu2007/index.htm. Originals of the photos can be copied from /home/cs_dept/pics on the department linux server.

    05/08/07: Department Talks
    May 10, 10:45-11:35, Darwin 102, Dr. John Aycock, University of Calgary,\ "Think Big: Internet Crimes and Attacks"

    May 10, noon (cookies at 11:45), Darwin 102, Student Presentations
    Lincoln Peters, "Neural Networks in Game Development"
    Joe Andresen, "The Euphoria Animation Engine"
    Erik Taylor, "Ring Trees vs. 2-D Arrays"

    04/30/07: CS 385 Advanced Computer Science
    The exact topic for CS 385 in Fall 2007 is not yet determined. We are working to offer the course on networking. Watch this website for updated course topic details.

    04/19/2007: CS Graduates with Distinction
    The CS Department is pleased to announce that Stephen Foreman, Doug Lash, Steven Moore and Erik Taylor have been selected by the CS Faculty to graduate this May with honors of distinction for their outstanding acheivements in the major. Congratulations!!

    03/15/07: Photo from Math Club Pi Day
    Joe shows Dr. Stauffer who is the boss!

    03/05/07: ACM Turing Award
    ACM has named Frances E. Allen the recipient of the 2006 A. M. Turing Award for contributions that fundamentally improved the performance of computer programs in solving problems, and accelerated the use of high performance computing. This award marks the first time that a woman has received this honor. Read the press release.

    02/05/07: Research Experience for Undergraduates
    Paid Summer research opportunity is available through Valparaiso University. First generation college students, minority students and women are encouraged to apply.

    09/12/06 Friday Night Movie Series: Hackers
    Don't miss this *free* event! It's this Friday at 6:30 in Darwin 102 and is sponsored by the Computer Science Club. See the club website for more information (www.cs.sonoma.edu/CompClub).

    09/12/06 Open Lab Hours in Dar 25 and 28
    A few more students have volunteered as lab monitors (THANK YOU!!). Here is the latest list of open hours:

    Monday, 11:00-11:50, Dar 28 (Jeff)
    Monday, 4:00-5:50, Dar 28 (Derek, tutoring in Math & CS)
    Tuesday, 11:00-12:30, Dar 28 (Travis,tutoring for CS 110, 115, 215, 250)
    Tuesday, 2:00-4:30, Dar 25 (Hyun Ji)
    Wednesday, 11:00-11:50, Dar 28 (Jeff)
    Wednesday, 1:00-3:50, Dar 25 (Jeff)
    Thursday, 10:20-11:50, Dar 28 (Joe)
    Thursday, 1:00-3:30, Dar 28 (Travis,tutoring for CS 110, 115, 215, 250)
    Thursday, 4:00-6:00, Dar 25 (Ahren)
    Friday, 11:00-12:00, Dar 28 (Travis, tutoring for CS 110, 115, 215, 250)
    Friday, 12:00-2:00, Dar 28 (Karrah)
    Friday, 2:00-4:00, Dar 28 (Derek, tutoring in Math & CS)

    09/08/06 Experimental Mathematics Viewgraphs
    The viewgraphs of yesterday's Colloquium talk by David Bailey on experimental mathematics are available.

    09/04/2006: Darwin Hall Grand Opening, September 29, 1:00-6:00pm
    We need student volunteers to help host visitors at this event. Volunteers are needed in the main hallways and in our labs (Darwin 24, 25, 26). Demonstrations of student research and other projects are also needed. Please contact Dr. Stauffer (lynn.stauffer@sonoma.edu) if you are interested in being part of the Grand Opening.

    8/22/2006: New Job/Internship Openings:
    Click on the "JOBS" button to the left for a listing of job and intership openings.

    5/19/2006: Graduating Seniors - please follow this link to the Graduate Survey form.