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Hood has chance to see NASA rocket launch from campus

On Friday, Septembr 6, a rocket launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia was visible from campus. The CS department's Hood College Weather Station (HCWS) created a graphic showing the trajectory of the Minotaur V rocket carrying the LADEE satellite into orbit. We've archived the HCWS news announcement, which provides the graphic, background information on the launch, and some cool photos of the launch area, rocket, and satellite.

New Academic Resource: ACM Digital Library

Library Director Jan Samet reports that the Hood community now has access to ALL ACM journal publications (as well as many proceedings and a handful of journals published by other computing organizations) through the Library's web pages in the form of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)'s Digital Library. If you go to www.hood.edu/library you can either

Hood Weather Station 2.0 goes live on the Internet

Check out up-to-the-minute Hood weather right on the spot. And check the parking situation in Whitaker lot too!

Changes to undergraduate course numbers

We have changed the numbers on several of the undergraduate CS courses. The changes will take effect with the spring semester, 2014, schedule. The courses themselves have not changed, only the numbers. This change will not affect the courses that you take or that are required for your program. The Courses page has a complete list of the changes.

Adjunct Faculty Positions

The Department of Computer Science at Hood College regularly seeks adjunct faculty in selected areas of computer science and information technology. These are part-time, temporary appointments to teach single courses. The specific courses are dependent on the class offerings each term. Areas of interest include software testing, applied database systems, computer security, IT management, information systems and engineering, and computer networks.

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