Past Events

WiCS - Cookie Decorating promotional image

WiCS - Cookie Decorating

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 6:30pm to 7:30pm
MacLean Hall
Join WiCS for a fun cookie decorating social! During this event, we will be distributing WiCS shirts to those who have been registered and handing out pottery from our previous pottery painting event!
CS Colloquium - Going From Strength to Strength: Synergizing Formal Methods and Cryptography promotional image

CS Colloquium - Going From Strength to Strength: Synergizing Formal Methods and Cryptography

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Ning Luo (Northwestern) on "Going From Strength to Strength: Synergizing Formal Methods and Cryptography."
Canceled
CS Colloquium - Democratizing Verification: Overcoming Expertise Gaps using Logic Learning and New Predictable Paradigms promotional image

CS Colloquium - Democratizing Verification: Overcoming Expertise Gaps using Logic Learning and New Predictable Paradigms

Monday, April 8, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Adithya Murali (UIUC) on "Democratizing Verification: Overcoming Expertise Gaps using Logic Learning and New Predictable Paradigms."
CS Colloquium - Disentanglement of Variations via Multi-view Representation Learning promotional image

CS Colloquium - Disentanglement of Variations via Multi-view Representation Learning

Friday, April 5, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Weiran Wang (Google) on "Disentanglement of Variations via Multi-view Representation Learning."
ACM@UIOWA: Introduction to Transformers promotional image

ACM@UIOWA: Introduction to Transformers

Thursday, April 4, 2024 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Pappajohn Business Building
ACM invites you to attend an "Introduction to Transformers," the foundation under GPT and other models. Free Pizza! Those who are not ACM@UIOWA members should go to Chapter website for more information and to join!
CS Colloquium - The Limits of Model Selection, Link Prediction, and Community Detection promotional image

CS Colloquium - The Limits of Model Selection, Link Prediction, and Community Detection

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Amir Ghasemian (U Penn) on "The limits of model selection, link prediction, and community detection."
CS Colloquium - Efficient Parallel Algorithms for Large-scale Graphs promotional image

CS Colloquium - Efficient Parallel Algorithms for Large-scale Graphs

Monday, April 1, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Nairen Cao (Boston College) on "Efficient Parallel Algorithms for Large-scale Graphs."
ACM@UIOWA: Pickleball and more! promotional image

ACM@UIOWA: Pickleball and more!

Friday, March 29, 2024 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Field House
ACM invites you to play pickleball at the Field House. Come play pickleball, or explore the other options such as basketball with us!    Those who are not ACM@UIOWA members should go to Chapter website for more information and to join!
Computer Science - Founders Day Celebration promotional image

Computer Science - Founders Day Celebration

Friday, March 29, 2024 3:30pm to 5:00pm
MacLean Hall
On the occasion of our 59th anniversary, the Department of Computer Science at Iowa cordially invites you to attend our 2nd Annual Founders Day Celebration. This event will be held Friday, March 29, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Muhly Lounge (3 MLH). Please join us for ice cream sundaes as we celebrate the achievements of the extraordinary students and faculty in our department! RSVP by Tuesday, March 26.
CS Colloquium - Towards Distributed and Overparameterized Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning promotional image

CS Colloquium - Towards Distributed and Overparameterized Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Lingxiao Wang (Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago - TTIC) on "Towards Distributed and Overparameterized Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning."
One Day for Iowa | The University of Iowa's 24-Hour Giving Day promotional image

One Day for Iowa | The University of Iowa's 24-Hour Giving Day

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 (all day)
Every year, thousands of Hawkeyes come together to make an important—and meaningful—impact for Iowa. All gifts made in March will count toward the One Day for Iowa total.
CS Colloquium - Distributed Machine Learning for Intelligent Edge Computing Systems promotional image

CS Colloquium - Distributed Machine Learning for Intelligent Edge Computing Systems

Monday, March 25, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Jyotikrishna Dass (Rice) on "Distributed Machine Learning for Intelligent Edge Computing Systems."
CS Colloquium - Understanding and Improving Evaluation: People, Algorithms, and Design promotional image

CS Colloquium - Understanding and Improving Evaluation: People, Algorithms, and Design

Friday, March 22, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Jingyan Wang (Georgia Tech) on "Understanding and Improving Evaluation: People, Algorithms, and Design."
ACM@UIOWA: Leepfrog Résumé (and more!) Workshop promotional image

ACM@UIOWA: Leepfrog Résumé (and more!) Workshop

Thursday, March 21, 2024 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Pappajohn Business Building
ACM invites you to attend a Résumé Workshop by Leepfrog, an education technology company known for CourseLeaf, a product used by more that 500 universities globally.   Free Insomnia Cookies will be provided! Those who are not ACM@UIOWA members should go to Chapter website for more information and to join!
WiCS - Pottery Painting promotional image

WiCS - Pottery Painting

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Renee’s Ceramic Cafe
WiCS will be having a pottery painting event at Renee's Ceramic Cafe!
CS Colloquium - Towards Deterministic and Reliable Real-Time Cyber-Physical Systems promotional image

CS Colloquium - Towards Deterministic and Reliable Real-Time Cyber-Physical Systems

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Tianyu Zhang (UConn) on "Towards Deterministic and Reliable Real-Time Cyber-Physical Systems."
CS Colloquium - Achieving Compositional Safety and Security in IoT Environments promotional image

CS Colloquium - Achieving Compositional Safety and Security in IoT Environments

Monday, March 18, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
M. Ozgur Ozmen (Purdue) on "Achieving Compositional Safety and Security in IoT Environments."
CS Colloquium - Empowering People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities through Cognitively Accessible Visualization promotional image

CS Colloquium - Empowering People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities through Cognitively Accessible Visualization

Friday, March 8, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Keke Wu (UNC at Chapel Hill) on "Empowering People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities through Cognitively Accessible Visualization."
ACM@UIOWA: Tech Talk by Amazon SDE promotional image

ACM@UIOWA: Tech Talk by Amazon SDE

Thursday, March 7, 2024 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Pappajohn Business Building
ACM invites you to attend a Tech Talk by Darsh Dalal, a SDE at Amazon. If you’re interested in software engineering, this is the perfect talk to attend! Free Pizza will be provided! Those who are not ACM@UIOWA members should go to Chapter website for more information and to join!
WiCS - Game Night @ HawkeyEsports Arcade promotional image

WiCS - Game Night @ HawkeyEsports Arcade

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Join WiCS for a Game Room social at the IMU HawkEyesports Arcade room!
CS Colloquium - Building the Future of Educational VR: Towards an Immersive and Social Learning Experience promotional image

CS Colloquium - Building the Future of Educational VR: Towards an Immersive and Social Learning Experience

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Georgie Jin (University of Minnesota) on "Building the Future of Educational VR: Towards an Immersive and Social Learning Experience."
NSF x NIH symposium on Technology to Improve the Lives of Older Adults promotional image

NSF x NIH symposium on Technology to Improve the Lives of Older Adults

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual
Prof. Octav Chipara will be one of three featured speakers at this NSF | NIH Symposium entitled "Smart Health Frontiers: Driving Innovation with Fundamental - Technology to Improve the Lives of Older Adults"
CS Colloquium - Towards Multi-Device Ecosystems for Personal and Family Health Tracking promotional image

CS Colloquium - Towards Multi-Device Ecosystems for Personal and Family Health Tracking

Monday, March 4, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Lucas M. Silva (UC-Irvine) on "Towards Multi-Device Ecosystems for Personal and Family Health Tracking."
 CS Colloquium - Investigating the Latent Security and Privacy Risks in Consumer Software Systems promotional image

CS Colloquium - Investigating the Latent Security and Privacy Risks in Consumer Software Systems

Friday, March 1, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Kaushal Kafle (College of William and Mary) on "Investigating the Latent Security and Privacy Risks in Consumer Software Systems."
ACM@UIOWA: Interviewing promotional image

ACM@UIOWA: Interviewing

Thursday, February 29, 2024 6:30pm to 7:20pm
Pappajohn Business Building
ACM invites you to attend our weekly meeting discussing our personal experiences with interview processes for companies.   Free Pizza will be provided! Those who are not ACM@UIOWA members should go to Chapter website for more information and to join!

Virtual All Majors Career Fair

Thursday, February 29, 2024 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
This fair will focus on recruiting students pursuing any and all majors! All students are invited to attend! There will be a variety of industries of employers represented. Visit: https://careers.uiowa.edu/virtual-career-fair for more details.
CS Colloquium - Security, Explainability and Trustworthiness of AI-Enabled Systems promotional image

CS Colloquium - Security, Explainability and Trustworthiness of AI-Enabled Systems

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Thai Le (Ole Miss) on "Security, Explainability and Trustworthiness of AI-Enabled Systems."
CLC Seminar - Constraint-based Abstraction of Reaction Networks to Boolean Networks promotional image

CLC Seminar - Constraint-based Abstraction of Reaction Networks to Boolean Networks

Monday, February 26, 2024 5:00pm
Jessup Hall
Athénaïs Vaginay (University of Lorraine, France) on "Constraint-based Abstraction of Reaction Networks to Boolean Networks."
CS Colloquium - Harnessing Mobile Technologies for Healthcare Equity and Fairness promotional image

CS Colloquium - Harnessing Mobile Technologies for Healthcare Equity and Fairness

Monday, February 26, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Huining Li (Buffalo - SUNY) on "Harnessing Mobile Technologies for Healthcare Equity and Fairness."
CS Colloquium - Towards Trustworthy AI-Generated Text promotional image

CS Colloquium - Towards Trustworthy AI-Generated Text

Friday, February 23, 2024 8:30am to 9:30am
Virtual
Xiuying Chen (KAUST) on "Towards Trustworthy AI-Generated Text."
WiCS - Speaker Event: Phillipa Gill [Google | U.Mass - Amherst] promotional image

WiCS - Speaker Event: Phillipa Gill [Google | U.Mass - Amherst]

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 6:30pm to 7:30pm
MacLean Hall
Phillipa Gill is a professor and researcher who will be joining us to do a presentation and Q&A. Her fields of expertise include computer networking, security, and more.

All Majors Career Fair

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
This job and internship fair will focus on recruiting students in ALL MAJORS! Typically about 100+ employers attend and 1,000+ students attend! Visit careers.uiowa.edu/all-majors-career-fair for more details.
CS Colloquium - Backdoor in AI: Algorithms, Attacks, and Defenses promotional image

CS Colloquium - Backdoor in AI: Algorithms, Attacks, and Defenses

Monday, February 19, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Ruixiang (Ryan) Tang (Rice University) on "Backdoor in AI: Algorithms, Attacks, and Defenses."
The University of Iowa Computing Conference (UICC) 2024 promotional image

The University of Iowa Computing Conference (UICC) 2024

Saturday, February 17, 2024 11:00am to 7:00pm
"The UICC is hosted by the students and for the students to promote computing as a science and a profession." Date: Feb. 17 Check out past conferences! [ 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 20202021, 2022, 2023] ACM@UIowa welcomes students, faculty, and all members of the community to our annual UIowa Computing Conference! The theme for UICC 2024 is "Computing in Entertainment." On Feb. 17, join us at the AJB and the Main Library SHAM auditorium for a deep exploration of how computer science and...
CS Colloquium - Types and Metaprogramming for Correct, Safe, and Performant Software Systems promotional image

CS Colloquium - Types and Metaprogramming for Correct, Safe, and Performant Software Systems

Friday, February 16, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Guannan Wei (Purdue) on "Types and Metaprogramming for Correct, Safe, and Performant Software Systems."
ACM@UIOWA: Tech Talk by Microsoft SWE Ryan Wedoff (UIowaCS alum) promotional image

ACM@UIOWA: Tech Talk by Microsoft SWE Ryan Wedoff (UIowaCS alum)

Thursday, February 15, 2024 6:30pm to 7:20pm
Pappajohn Business Building
ACM invites you to attend a Tech Talk by Ryan Wedoff (CS|Music BS ’17; MCS ’18), a SWE at Microsoft. If you’re interested in software engineering, this is the perfect talk to attend!  Free Pizza will be provided! Those who are not ACM@UIOWA members should go to Chapter website for more information and to join!

Spring 2024 In-Person Engineering Career Fair

Thursday, February 15, 2024 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Each year the College of Engineering holds two career fairs, one in late September/early October and another in early February. This is a great way for students to meet over 100 engineering, manufacturing, consulting and governmental organizations to discuss full-time, co-op and internship opportunities in the areas of Biomedical, Chemical, Civil & Environmental, Electrical & Computer, Industrial & Systems, and Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science. The Spring 2024 Engineering Career...
CS Colloquium - Towards a Future Powered By Safe and Human-Centered AI and ML promotional image

CS Colloquium - Towards a Future Powered By Safe and Human-Centered AI and ML

Wednesday, February 14, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Anshuman Chhabra (UC-Davis) on "Towards a Future Powered By Safe and Human-Centered AI and ML."
CS Colloquium - Building Trust and Safety on Content Creation Platforms promotional image

CS Colloquium - Building Trust and Safety on Content Creation Platforms

Monday, February 12, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Renkai Ma (Penn State) on "Building Trust and Safety on Content Creation Platforms."
CS Colloquium - Designing AI-infused Supertools with Interactive Visualization promotional image

CS Colloquium - Designing AI-infused Supertools with Interactive Visualization

Friday, February 9, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Naimul Hoque (Maryland - College Park) on "Designing AI-infused Supertools with Interactive Visualization."
ACM@UIOWA: Résumés and more! promotional image

ACM@UIOWA: Résumés and more!

Thursday, February 8, 2024 6:30pm to 7:20pm
Pappajohn Business Building
This meeting will go over résumés and opportunities within CS, as well as upcoming events to pay attention to. Please be prepared to ask questions! Free Pizza will be provided! Those who are not ACM@UIOWA members should go to Chapter website for more information and to join!
WiCS - Valentine's Social promotional image

WiCS - Valentine's Social

Wednesday, February 7, 2024 6:30pm to 7:30pm
MacLean Hall
Join us for crafts and treats! We will be holding a social and food drive! Bring in a food item to donate, and we will sign you up for a free WiCS T-shirt!!
CS Colloquium - Exploring the Adversarial Robustness of Language Models promotional image

CS Colloquium - Exploring the Adversarial Robustness of Language Models

Wednesday, February 7, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Muchao Ye (Penn State) on "Exploring the Adversarial Robustness of Language Models."
CS Colloquium - The Design of Virtual and Mixed Reality Interfaces for Human-Robot Interaction promotional image

CS Colloquium - The Design of Virtual and Mixed Reality Interfaces for Human-Robot Interaction

Monday, February 5, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Michael Walker (UNC at Chapel Hill) on "The Design of Virtual and Mixed Reality Interfaces for Human-Robot Interaction."
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WiCS - Intro Meeting

Wednesday, January 24, 2024 6:30pm to 7:30pm
MacLean Hall
Building a community of technical women at the University of Iowa! Informative tech talks Career-building workshops Résumé, interview, career fair, etc. Fun social events Game Room Night, Cookie Decorating, Pottery etc
CS Colloquium - Tracking the Spread and Sway of Misinformation Narratives at Scale promotional image

CS Colloquium - Tracking the Spread and Sway of Misinformation Narratives at Scale

Friday, December 8, 2023 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Zakir Durumeric (Stanford) on "Tracking the Spread and Sway of Misinformation Narratives at Scale"
WiCS - Cookie Decorating promotional image

WiCS - Cookie Decorating

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 6:30pm to 7:30pm
MacLean Hall
Join us for our last meeting of the semester!
Academic interview: What to expect promotional image

Academic interview: What to expect

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
In "The Academic Interview: What to Expect", faculty at the Department of Computer Science at The University of Iowa will demystify various components of the academic job interview process. You will gain insights into the types of interactions to expect at your job interviews and topics you should deliberate on prior to your first interview. Faculty participants include UIowa Department of Computer Science's Hiring Committee, current Department Chair, former Dean, Director of Undergraduate...

CS Colloquium - Rising Stars in Social Computing and Public Policy

Friday, December 1, 2023 3:30pm to 4:30pm
MacLean Hall
Shiza Ali [Tackling Toxicity Online: Developing Comprehensive Approaches for Online Risk Detection]; Johanna Gunawan [Understanding and Regulating Dark Patterns]; Vinay Koshi [Supporting Governance of Dynamic, Diverse Online Communities]
Wide Lens: Artificial Intelligence promotional image

Wide Lens: Artificial Intelligence

Thursday, November 30, 2023 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Stanley Museum of Art
In the past week, you’ve probably asked Google to answer questions, chatted with Siri, rocked out to a new band recommended by Spotify, or asked Chat GPT to produce a first draft of a form letter for you—reminders that our lives are already deeply entwined with artificial intelligence. The term "AI" covers a host of technologies. What connects them? Our very human ambition to create machines that can learn to solve problems. Join us for the next Wide Lens panel as experts from computer science...
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