Innovation Palooza + Game Design Scholarship + BXA Info Session + Heinz College Micro Course
Join the College of Engineering and the Integrated Innovation Institute at Innovation Palooza and the Rothberg Catalyzer Impact-a-Thon on Monday, February 12th, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. in Rangos Ballroom in the Cohon University Center. Students, faculty, and staff from across the university are invited to gather with industry leaders to exchange ideas and see demo products and designs in an event that bridges the gap between the innovators of today and tomorrow. Details and schedule are available on engineering.cmu.edu.
The ESA Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2018-19 Computer and Video Game Arts Scholarship program. The program provides financial assistance to women and minority students pursuing computer science or video game arts-related degrees at accredited four-year colleges and universities across the United States. Students interested in applying for a 2018-19 ESA Foundation scholarship they should visit ESAFoundationScholars.org for additional information, to view testimonials from last year’s recipients, and the application form. Answers to frequently asked questions about the scholarship application process are also available on esafoundation.org.
Are you interested in combining your academic and creative interests in an intercollege degree? Would you like to know more about the BXA Programs? You're invited to a BXA Internal Transfer Info Session & Student Social, Monday February 12th at 4:30 p.m. in MMCH 121! We'll be going over the BHA, BSA, and BCSA programs, the transfer process, and what BXA students accomplish both during their time at CMU and after. Interested students can talk to BXA Director Stephanie Murray and BXA Associate Director Carrie Hagan about the programs, as well as to current BXA students with a variety of academic and creative concentrations. Come socialize, create DIY valentines, and enjoy refreshments!
Heinz College is offering a two-day, three-unit micro course on February 17th and 18th called Societal Implications of Technological Change: Education (90-850). Seats are open to seniors and master's students with a 3.0 QPA or above. The course is an opportunity to explore a big, technology-enabled idea with the potential to transform K-12 eduction, analyze the implications and anticipate the impact of the idea on society, and develop solutions to improve the potential effect on the human condition. More information on the course is available on heinz.cmu.edu. To be registered, contact Brian Fernandes.