This space is for CS 100 students to share their experiences from participating in festivals, talks, hackathons, and other CS-related extra-curricular activities.
Within 7 days of attending a prescribed activity, you should select the appropriate pre-loaded post below to find the comment form. Read the other student comments and either (1) scroll to the bottom to compose a response and “Post comment” or (2) “Reply” to an existing comment. Either way, your response should be 200-300 words in length and contain at least 3 of the following:
How you felt about the activity before going to it.
Something new you learned at the activity.
How the activity helped you understand more about computer science.
Would you attend an activity like this again?
Expand /make observations based on another student’s comment.
The Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science https://voices.uchicago.edu/dhcs2019/ will be held November 9-10 at the University of Chicago. Students must attend a talk from a list we provide in mid to late September. CS Dept. will cover entry cost. Use your CTA U-Pass to get there.
Chicago Humanities Fest https://www.chicagohumanities.org/ The annual Fall Festival will take place at venues across Chicago from October 26–November 10. Students must attend a talk from a list we provide in mid to late September. CS Dept. will cover entry cost. Use your CTA U-Pass to get there.
https://chihacknight.org/ Attend the talk and then pick a “learning group” to participate in. First timers typically attend the Intro to Civic Tech group. Every Tuesday from 6-10pm on the 8th floor of the Merchandise Mart. RSVP required usually 1 week in advance. Use your UPass to get there.