October 2014

LERSAIS Colloquium Series: Dr. Mustaque Ahamad
The Growing Attack Surface: Has the Telephone Gone the Internet Way?
Friday, October 3 | 2:00 pm
IS Building, Room 404

iSchool Social Hour
Friday, October 3 | 3:00—6:00 pm
3rd floor iSchool student space, IS Building

Debating Visual Knowledge
Friday, October 3 - Monday, October 5
Carnegie Museum of Art Theatre
more information | PDF flyer

iFest|TechShop Design Challenge Proposal Deadline
Friday, October 10
submit proposals as a PDF to Mike Depew: mdepew@pitt.edu
more information

LERSAIS Colloquium Series: Dr. Anupam Datta
Privacy through Accountability: A Computer Science Perspective
Friday, October 10 | 3:00 pm
IS Building, Room 404

Fall Break (No classes)
Monday, October 13

Pitt Childhood Studies Speaker Series: Mizuko Ito
"Connected Learning"
Wednesday, October 15 | 10:30-11:45 am
William Pitt Union, Lower Lounge
more information

Big Data Colloquium Series: Dr. Jimeng Sun
Do it once, do it right:
Building a scalable predictive modeling platform for healthcare applications

Thursday, October 16 |12:00 pm
IS Building, 3rd floor

iFest|TechShop Design Challenge: Announcement of Proposal Funding Winners
Friday, October 17
Up to 3 teams will be selected to receive funding from the iSchool to build prototypes of their game designs. Funded projects will be announced in a school-wide message.

2014 Legacy Laureate and Distinguished Alumni Award Winner
Debra King speaks to iSchool students
Thursday, October 23 | 2:30 pm
IS Building, 3rd floor

Alumni Awards
Friday, October 24 | 6:00-7:30 pm
3rd floor iSchool student space, IS Building

Pitt Welcome Back Reception
Friday, October 24 | 6:30-8:30 pm
Cathedral of Learning

Pitt Homecoming
Saturday, October 25 | TBA
Heinz Field
Watch your Pitt Panthers take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets!

iSchool Social Hour and Team-Based Design Challenge
Friday, October 31 | 1:00 pm
IS Building, 3rd floor