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I am a Sophomore, now what?

“Do today what others won’t, so tomorrow you can do what others can’t” It’s been close to two years since I moved to the United States from India to attend the Honors College at Florida International University (FIU) majoring in Computer Science.
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FIU’s ACM Student Chapter has been recognized for Outstanding Chapter Activities

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Florida is the winners of the 2018-2019 ACM Student Chapter Excellence Awards in Chapter Activities. FIU’s ACM student chapter, led by chapter president Rahul Mittal and committee members,
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Dr. Monique Ross receives NSF Career Award

Join us as we congratulate Dr. Monique Ross for being awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Award. Under her direction the project, CAREER: Cracking the Diversity Code: Understanding Computing Pathways of those Least Represented, was awarded over $600k in
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IT Software Project Showcase

Professor Greg Reis worked directly with his students during his course, Component-Based Software Development – COP 4814, in development of applications. Applications using API requests, frameworks such as Flask and Django, programming languages such as Python and Java. “It is
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Two SCIS Students recognize as Worlds Ahead Graduates

FIU will hold the College of Engineering & Computing commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 1 at 10 a.m. at the Ocean Bank Convocation Center on FIU’s MMC Campus, 11200 SW 8th St. in Miami, Florida. For the first time ever,
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SCIS World Ahead Graduates

Summer 2019 Julian Alarcon Julian Alarcon’s mother, migrated from Colombia 19 years ago and a few years later brought her son to the United States for a better future. At FIU, Julian worked as an IT specialist for the Robert
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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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Ph.D. student wins 3rd place at 2019 Florida International University Graduate Student Appreciation Week

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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