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New Graduate Student's Orientation

Come to the New Graduate Student Orientation on Thursday, January 12, 2005 at 11:00 AM in the CS Conference Room. Donuts will be provided. This is a mandatory meeting for all graduate students who entered the program in Spring 2005 or are starting this Fall. If you have extenuating circumstances that will not allow you to attend please contact the Graduate Secretary, Mindy Varkevisser, to make arrangements for you to get the information that will be presented.

New Student Orientation

An orientation will be held for all new students and transfer students entering the computer science major on Friday, August 26 from 1:00 PM -3:00 PM. Students will meet in room WSC 3280 for an introduction to the college and then proceed to breakout sessions with their department. The computer science breakout session will be held in 1170 TMCB. The orientation will cover general department information, course requirements, preparing to work in the industry, insights on the program, and a question and answer session.

How To Succeed in IT

The field of information technology is a great career choice. Every industry is using IT to improve efficiency in their company. Knowing what direction to take once in the IT field and what obstacles to avoid "requires expertise and a steady hand on the compass to guide your career." Certification Magazine gives 5 essentials to staying on top in the IT Business world.

1.Use Certification as a Validation of Skills, 2.Use Value to Identify Career Direction, 3.Certify on Multiple Fronts, 4.Stay on Top of Trends

Research in Internet Security

Dr. Kent Seamons will be speaking on "Research Directions in Trust Negotiation" at the colloquium Thursday, January 20, 2005 at 11:00 AM in 1170 TMCB. In October Dr. Seamons and two of his student research assistants, Robert Bradshaw and Jason Holt, went to the ACM Computer Security Conference. This is considered to be the top internet security conference. Their paper, titled "Concealing Complex Policies in Hidden Credentials" was one of 250 submissions of which only 14% were accepted.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Need money? The CS Undergraduate Student Scholarship applications are now available! Click here for a complete list of the available scholarships for CS students and their criteria. Apply today!

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