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Events this term

The events for Fall 2016 are listed here. You can also download an ICS of them.

Fall 2016 Elections

MC Comfy Lounge, 2016-09-19, 6:30 pm: The Computer Science Club will be holding elections for the Fall 2016 President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. Additionally, the Systems Administrator, Office Manager and Librarian will be appointed.

Bringing OOP Best Practices to the World of Functional Programming

MC 4021, 2016-10-06, 6:00 pm: The CSC will have its first talk of the term this Thursday, October 6th. UW alumna and CSC member Elana Hashman will be giving a talk on using functional programming languages (like Racket!) in industry, and how some concepts from the more common object-oriented paradigm are translated to the functional paradigm. The abstract for the talk is below.

CSC and WiCS Go Outside

Columbia Lake 2 Fire Pit, 2016-10-13, 6:00 pm: The CSC and WiCS (Women in Computer Science) are co-hosting a social event on Thursday, October 13th (the day after reading week). We will be Going Outside to the Columbia Lake 2 Fire Pit; there will be a campfire, s'mores, lots of food, frisbees, grass, etc. Bring your friends!

Feminism in STEM - a 101 Panel

QNC 1507, 2016-10-18, 5:30 pm: An introductory feminism in STEM panel, free food.

UNIX 101

MC 3003, 2016-11-09, 6:00 pm: The CSC is having its next event, UNIX 101, on Wednesday November 9th at 6 PM in MC 3003 (the mac lab across from the CSC). UNIX 101 is a tutorial where we teach the basics of using a command-line (terminal) environment in UNIX. Knowing how to use the command-line and UNIX is an invaluable skill in CS, and helps prepare you for future projects and co-ops.

General Meeting

M3 1006, 2016-11-16, 8:30 PM: This general meeting will be held to discuss changes to our Code of Conduct.

Code Party

M3 1006, 2016-11-16, 6:30 pm: Come code with us, eat some food, do some things. Personal projects you want to work on? Homework projects you need to finish? Or want some time to explore some new technology and chat about it? You can join us at Code Party and do it, with great company and great food.

Richard Mann Prof Talk

MC 4063, 2016-11-21, 6:15 PM: Professor Richard Mann will be giving a talk, titled "Open Source Software for Sound Measurement and Analysis". He will be presenting information about his new course, CS 489, Computational Sound, which will be running in Winter 2017.

Edmund Noble Member Talk

MC 4063, 2016-11-25, 6:00 PM: CSC member Edmund Noble will be giving a talk, titled "Purely Functional Programming with Freely-Generated Domain Specific Languages". The talk will focus on embedded DSLs that exist within other languages, and how they can easily be constructed.


MC 4063, 2016-11-30, 6:00 PM: Various members of the CSC will be giving brief, 25 minute talks on CS-related topics. An list of the talks being delivered can be found if you follow the event page link in this description. There will be food provided.


MC Comfy, 2016-12-05, 6:00 PM: The CSC and the PMAMC&OC (aka pure math club) are hosting our end of term events together! We'll be taking over MC Comfy to hang out, eat lots of food (from Kismet!), and play board games.