Unless otherwise stated, these seminars are held in SB 010 from 3:30-4:30pm on Tuesdays. The following schedule is subject to change.

Date Description Notes
February 1
Richard Stallman
Free Software and Your Freedom
3:30–4:45pm, CFAC Recital Hall
Note the change in time/venue/length.
The Free Software Foundation is advertising this talk and
is supporting an optional registration service.
FSF merchandise will be available after the talk; the terms are cash-only.

February 7 Mock Interviews
Partners Council
1:30 –4:30pm
Tailored for CS 295
Sign up for a time in Moodle.
There is no formal seminar this week.
February 15 Career Fair Prep Session
Steelcase University Recruiter
3:30pm, HH 315
Note the changed day and location.
Calvin’s Career Development is offering a job fair prep session that teaches students
how to excel at a job fair. Students will gain tips first-hand from a recruiter about the
best way to set themselves apart. It’s also a great chance to network with Steelcase.
February 21 Etiquette & Networking Skills
Dana Hebreard & Brandon Jacob
3:30pm, SB 010
February 23 In Pursuit of the Traveling Salesman
Steven Dirkse, GAMS Development
3:30pm, SB 110
Note the change of time and venue;
this is a Mathematics & Statistics seminar on a computational subject.
February 23 GVSU Winter Career Fair
1-5pm, DeVos Place Convention Center
Sign up on your own. For more information, see GVSU Job Fair 2017.
Free shuttle to the GVSU fair leaves from Spoelhof flagpole by Admissions at 12:30, 1:30,
2:30 and 3:30. Go to to see the more than 200 employers attending this event.
February 28 Social Event
Volleyball & More
3:30–5:00pm, VanNoord
Meet at the North & South upper courts for volleyball and
VN 235 for food. If you’d rather not play volleyball, then
bring a board or card game to play with others.
March 7 It’s Not Cutting Edge…BUT It Is (Was) the Law
Rebekah VanBeek (OVD Insurance) & Patrick Bailey
3:30pm, SB 010
March 20–24 Spring Break
March 28 Field Trip
Meet at CQL, 3344 Grand Ridge Dr. NE
There is a 30-student limit; sign up in Moodle. Schedule:
  • 4:00 — Welcome & Tour (required)
  • 4:30 — Presentation (required)
  • 5:00 — Food & Social (optional)
April 4 Approaching your Career as an Adventure
J. Tower, Trailhead Technology Partners
3:30pm, SB 010
April 11 Data Analytics at Diematic
Terese Acou, Michael Steck, Dematic Corp.
3:30pm, SB 010
April 18 Innovation meets the Word: Exploring Technology and Bible Translation
Jim Leamer, Wycliffe Bible Translators
3:30pm, SB 010
This seminar is offered in conjunction with the
department’s planned January 2018 interim:
CS-W60 — Christian Computing: Thailand.
May 2 Processing Mass Spectrometer Data with the Graphics Processing Unit
John Hauck, Leco
3:30pm, SB 010
John’s slides
May 9 Senior Project Presentations
Senior project students
3:30pm, SB 010