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Bring Your Parent to Code Day

Bring Your Parent to Code Day is a community event where participants of the FIU Coding Clubs share their coding abilities with parents and siblings. On Saturday, February 17, 2018, the event was held at FIU SCIS Tech Station. These
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Hacking with Amazon Alexa!

The workshop will be held TODAY, FRIDAY, February 16th, 12-2pm in PG6 112, and is designed for beginners interested in creating your first skill for Amazon Alexa, the voice service that powers the Amazon Echo. The presenter for this workshop will be Krista Shuckerow, current
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2018 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge

Do you have a business idea? Participate in the 2018 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge for a chance to get covered in The Miami Herald and get exposed to potential investors. The Business Plan Challenge is sponsored by Pino Global
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Panther Alumni Week with guest Mr. Rick Tuttle

SCIS had special guest alumni visit, Rick Tuttle, class of 87′, for FIU’s Panther Alumni Week (P.A.W.). Rick Tuttle is a Senior Web Developer at National Auto Lenders in Miami Lakes where he leads a team building web and mobile apps.
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MangoHacks: Building code for fun can lead to students landing jobs

From improving your rehab to rehabbing your nightlife – these are just some of the problems that about 550 students tried to solve at the recent MangoHacks hosted at FIU’s School of Computing & Information Sciences‘ PG6 Tech Station. Participants
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Experience Organizing MangoHacks 18′

Author: Maria-Jose Ramos | Medium On multiple occasions, MangoHacks has been described to me as the most fun hackathon they have ever been to. As an organizer, that is what we sacrifice our sleep for. That is why we spend
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SCIS student – Got my first job at Google!

Krista Shuckerow, B.S in Statistics, second major – Economics; minor in Computer Science has accepted her first job at Google. As a sophomore, I went to my first hackathon, MangoHacks, at FIU in spring of 2016.  I walked in, joined a
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Dr. Mark A. Finlayson on Artificial Intelligence: convenience or threat?

Another of the most promising applications refers to the time you spend driving to your job and back home. The next time Waze helps you get out of unbearable traffic on US1 or another of the congested highways of South
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Welcome to MangoHacks 2018

MangoHacks is a place for discovery. It’s a 36-hour hackathon that encourages learning, collaboration, growth, innovation, and fun. We will welcome 350+ students from Florida and across the country with amazing mentors, and wonderful sponsors to create amazing things. MangoHacks is
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FIU I-CAVE featured on Mechdyne

Integrated Computer Augmented Virtual Environment (I-CAVE) has a feature case study on Mechdyne, partners to create new innovations to improve collaboration and research, resolve workflow inefficiencies, and fill technology gaps. FIU I-CAVE is an instructional and research visualization facility located on
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Accelerate your career with a Masters Degree in Data Science

Data Science has become a hot career option for the past few years and is trending to grow in demand and salary for years to come. The data-driven marketplace has been growing its demand for people capable of generating insights and
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Dr. S. S. Iyengar has been selected to receive the Distinguished Engineering Educator Award.

SCIS is honored to announce that Dr. S. S. Iyengar, Ryder Professor & Director, has been selected by the Engineers Council Honors and Awards Committee, representing engineering societies from across the United States, to receive the “Distinguished Engineering Educator Award.” This
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