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Cisco Programming Competition Photos

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Hope everyone is enjoying their long weekend! Thanks to everyone who showed up to the seventh annual UMass Amherst ACM Cisco Programming Competition. We hope you all enjoyed the event! Here are some photos taken at the event by Michael Markman:                

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Spring into Action!

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Kick off April by competing in the Cisco Programming Competition, signing up for our annual Cambridge Company tour, and playing foosball against other students, staff and faculty in the 9th annual CS Foosball Tournament. 7th Annual UMass Amherst ACM  Cisco Programming Competition Thursday, 04/14/2016 5:30pm to 8:00pm CS Building 150/151 The 7th annual Five College […]

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Hackers of UMass: Intro to Web Development

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Hello ACM members! The Hackers of UMass interest group will be hosting an interactive web development tutorial with Dr. Tim Richards of the Computer Science Department next Thursday, April 23rd, from 7 to 9 PM in room 150/151 of the CS Building. Join us and learn about HTML, CSS, and the tools of the web […]

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ACM-ICPC Problem for April 4th

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Here is a link to this week’s problem. The basic idea of the problem, ignoring the silly acronyms, is to determine the number of distinct grids that can be formed from two types of vertices. One type of vertex (a “hive”) must be linked to any 4 other elements, while the other type (“couches”) must be linked only […]

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Hackers of UMass: Weekly Meeting

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Hello ACM members! This Thursday (4/2), at 7 PM in the CS U-Space, the Hackers of UMass interest group will be holding our second meeting. It will feature a guest speaker, Dr. Rui Wang of the CS Department, who will be giving a brief talk about his open source hardware startup and offering advice to undergraduates […]

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Hackers of UMass: Event #1

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Mark your calendars, ACM members! On Tuesday, March 24th, at 7 PM in the CS U-Space, the Hackers of UMass interest group will be hosting our first event: a fun and interactive tutorial on the Git version control system. Learn how to manage your projects just like the top developers and corporations, meet other hackers, […]

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University of Rochester Hackathon!

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Hello everyone! I’m excited to announce an opportunity for ACM members to attend DandyHacks 2015, the University of Rochester’s 36-hour hackathon. The event will take place from April 3rd to the 5th, and is free of charge. Read more about it and register here! More importantly, the school has reached out to us, offering free […]

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ACM-ICPC Problem for March 7

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Here is a link to this week’s problem. As mentioned in the problem description, the task is to retrieve m items from a set of n items on a conveyor belt. An important restriction is that the belt moves along at a rate of 1 minute per item, and each item takes a certain (positive) number […]

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Officer Meeting Notes: 2/3/15

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Our official meeting time for this semester is Tuesday, 5:00 pm in CS USpace in the Computer Science Building. 2/3/15 is a Cisco talk: Cisco Tech Talk and Recruiting Yedidya Dotan, Cisco Principal Engineer Wednesday, February 4, 2015 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.; CS 151/150 Lunch will be provided. Recruiter will be available.  Other upcoming talks […]

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Follow-up: 2014 Annual General Meeting

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The slides from the 2014 Annual General Meeting can be viewed here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/deq4btdnf0zgsvf/AABYMNzHzndlNNTlM77SO_fOa?dl=0. Be sure to check out MLH too! Here is a spreadsheet with some upcoming hackathons: https://docs.google.com/a/umass.edu/spreadsheets/d/1GT2BsXoxcr6YOJRu5tYYjPtT2VmC7tiNd7jvVt2f-Qc/edit#gid=0. Thanks to all who attended!