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UPE Make program hosts 3D modeling workshop

Programs with 3D graphics are becoming more and more commonplace nowadays. Upsilon Pi Epsilon’s Make program was able to shed a little light on how 3D models are made. The goal of the UPE Make program is to teach students
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FIUCEC Spring 2019 Senior Design Project Showcase

Spring 2019 Senior Design Project Showcase will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at the FIU Ocean Bank Convocation Center. The event will bring several undergraduate students from different disciplines to showcase their final products as family, friends and
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Miami WICSCON 2019

Women in Computer Science (WICS) is excited to announce WICSCON: This is what a Programmer looks like, Florida International University’s first student-run women in technology conference happening April 20th, 2019 from 9AM-3PM in Miami, FL. Our goal is to bring
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PhD student wins 3rd place at 2019 GSAW FIU

Florida International University Graduate Student Appreciation Week recognizes the contributions, impact, and value of graduate and professional students on campuses throughout the United States. The 2019 GSAW will include the Scholarly Forum with 100+ research presentations, the Graduate Symposium, the
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Women in Computer Science: Maker of Merit Award

On April 5th and 6th, Women in Computer Science hosted their third annual Soldering Workshop at Maker Faire Miami 2019. With the support of the School of Computing and Information Sciences and this year’s lead organizer, Mario the Maker, we
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Upsilon Pi Epsilon hosts international convention at FIU, wins award

Every year, national representatives from the Upsilon Pi Epsilon Association hold an international convention in which all UPE chapters across the world come together to review the last year in terms of finances, new chapters initiated, and awards given to
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New CSTA Miami Chapter

A new regional chapter of the Computer Science Teachers Association will form soon in Miami. Local CS teachers gathered on February 28th and March 21st to meet each other personally, and to establish long-term goals for the Miami chapter. At
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Announcing ShellHacks 2019, Florida’s Largest Hackathon!

Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) is excited to announce ShellHacks 2019, Florida’s Largest Hackathon, taking place from September 20th – 22nd at FIU’s Ocean Bank Arena! This year, ShellHacks will welcome 1,000 students from all around the world to celebrate technology
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Dr. Finlayson has been awarded an IBM Faculty Award

Dr. Mark Finlayson, an Assistant Professor in the School of Computing and Information Sciences, has been awarded an IBM Faculty Award in the amount of $40,000. This award is to support his research in artificial intelligence and natural language processing in the
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MentorFIU Hosts Industry Professional Q&A Panel

The idea of getting an internship or a job after graduation can seem daunting. Upsilon Pi Epsilon’s MentorFIU program is trying to get students on the right track to internships, jobs, and more in the technology industry. This program matches
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Upsilon Pi Epsilon Announces New Program for Undergraduate Research

Upsilon Pi Epsilon FIU is proud to announce its new program, UPE Discover. This program, created by Adrian Perez, is for students to research topics they are passionate about in the computing and information sciences. All of the projects in
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Photo Code/Art Girls coding

Miami Herald Op-ed: Nurture Greater Miami’s future as a technology powerhouse

The first is Code/Art, a local nonprofit focused on using the arts to inspire girls throughout Miami-Dade County to learn to code. Our investment will help build the organization’s capacity and advance a train-the-trainer program to support art teachers across
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