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Benya '14 Hired at NASA

Mark Benya '14 was hired by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) not long after graduating from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. But landing the software design seat was not surprising for the young graduate who is already the founder and chief executive officer of three successful online advertising companies. In his position at NASA, Benya will design and develop software ...  More >>

Young Adulterated Final Pilot Released

The final pilot of "Young Adulterated," a 10-part film series written, directed, and filmed by Steve Gemmiti '14, was released on the project's website on June 3. Nearly twice as long and more refined than the series premiere shown at The Smith Opera House in April, Gemmiti explains this new release is "Finally representative of the product I knew it could be--and it's only just the beginning. We...  More >>

Building Your Digital Toolbox

The departments of art & architecture, mathematics, and computer science will begin hosting a series of workshops focusing on AutoCAD and laser cutting digital fabrication technologies on Wednesday, Feb. 12. "This semester's Digital Workshop is a segue into the arena of new digital softwares and fabrication methodologies," says Assistant Professor of Architecture Gabriella D'Angelo. "Not only...  More >>

Schmidt ’14 Builds Weather Data Device

Blending his interests in computer science and environmental studies, Nick Schmidt '14 is working on an Honors project that has the potential to shape how weather information is gathered. Under the guidance of his Honors adviser, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science John Vaughn, Schmidt is developing a sensory station that measures weather profile features such as humidity and barometric...  More >>

China, India & Greece for Salisbury Winners

This summer, three students will pursue their ambitious academic passions across the globe with the assistance of the Charles H. Salisbury Summer International Internship Stipend Award. Founded in 2007, the annual award provides financial support to students pursing internships abroad. Annie Mandart '14, a writing and rhetoric and women's studies double major, will use her stipend to travel to Be...  More >>

Delving into Databases

This summer, Kieran Koehnlein '13, a double major in computer science and geoscience, participated in a summer internship with Scholastic, Inc., one of the world's largest publishers and distributors of children's books. "I've always found computers fascinating. When I was younger it was because of how mysterious they were to me," says Koehnlein. "Now, due to a slightly better understanding of th...  More >>

Houston, We Have an Intern

This summer Mark Benya '14 will find himself on the edge of the final frontier - casting his sights toward the dark expanse of outer space. The computer science and English double major recently accepted a prestigious summer internship with The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). At the organization's independent verification and validation facilities in Fairmont, W.Va., Benya w...  More >>

Beckett's Program Organizes Data

For the past several years, a collaborative effort has been underway to further understand Seneca Lake through the use of measuring instruments placed in the lake. The instruments measure a significant amount and variety of forms of data, such as meteorological conditions, water profiles, sedimentary data, and even data on zooplankton. Researchers found themselves awash in new data, but given the...  More >>

Computer Science Students Compete

Two HWS teams recently travelled to SUNY Fredonia to compete in the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) computer programming contest. The annual ACM contest required student teams to design and write computer programs to solve nine problems in five hours. The regional programming competition leads to the World finals held in Harbin, China, in the spring. The HWS team, consisting of seniors ...  More >>

A Technological Role

Lex Kridler '10 was selected to participate in a summer internship at Resource Interactive, one of America's leading digital marketing companies. Based in Columbus, Ohio, only a 10 minute drive from Kridler's home in Upper Arlington, Resource Interactive develops and maintains the digital presence for companies such as Wal-Mart, Wendy's, L.L. Bean, Victoria's Secret and many additional national ...  More >>