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Arts and Letters students play integral role in new on-campus location of St. Joseph County Cyber Crimes unit

Author: Sue Ryan

The unit recently relocated to Hammes Mowbray Hall, home of the Notre Dame Security Police department, to provide the county with expanded working space and greater access to a larger group of student interns. The Notre Dame students chosen this year are studying in a variety disciplines including economics, political science, and film, television and theater, as well as computer science and information technology management. Four of the students also have a minor in the Arts and Letters interdisciplinary Idzik Computing and Digital Technologies Program.

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Idzik Computing and Digital Technologies Program prepares students to launch successful careers

Author: Teagan Dillon

Now in its third year, the College of Arts and Letters' Idzik Computing and Digital Technologies Program is helping students supplement their education with technological and programming skills. The program was endowed and renamed this year in honor of its generous benefactors, Paul and Ruth Idzik. Designed to help students obtain skills needed for success in the modern digital world, the CDT minor can be extremely appealing for prospective employers who are already attracted to the communication, organization, and analytical skills honed through the liberal arts.

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New CDT Requirement

Author: Charles Crowell

CDT is organizing a Fall, 2017 Speaker Series as a precursor to a new required 1-credit professionalization seminar, entitled “Technology as a Profession.”  This new professionalization seminar course will be offered each semester starting in Spring, 2018 and does not have pre-requisites.  All CDT students who declare the minor after August 22, 2017 must take the new seminar once prior to their graduation.  This course, along with the two required programming courses, will constitute the core course requirements for CDT.   …

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NEW Cyber Safety and Security Internship

Author: Prof. Chuck Crowell


The CDT program announced a new internship program in Cyber Safety and Security.  This program is jointly sponsored by the CDT program and St. Joseph County Law Enforcement.  Interns will work along side County Cyber Crime Unit personnel to identify, investigate, and prosecute cybercriminals.  The application process for this internship is now open.  Please see the document at the link below for more details and information about this internship program.…

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Breaking New Ground in the Digital Humanities

Author: Aaron Smith

Matthew Wilkens

Matthew Wilkens, an assistant professor in Notre Dame’s Department of English, recently won a prestigious fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) for his groundbreaking digital humanities research. In naming Wilkens one of seven scholars to receive its 2014 Digital Innovation Fellowship, ACLS described his Literary Geography at Scale as “one of the largest humanities text-mining projects to date and the first truly large-scale study of 20th- and 21st-century literature.”

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Computing for the People—A 45 Year Journey of Computing for Good at Notre Dame


Location: 116 DeBartolo


A 45-Year Journey of Computing for Good

Join CS for Good and Prof. Crowell. Director of the Computing and Digital Technologies Program, for another talk about using software for social good. In this talk. Prof. Crowell will his most impactful projects over his years of using computing on fields such as productivity, education, therapy, and cybercrime.…

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Lecture: Digital Innovation at the Bodleian Library


Location: 246 Hesburgh Library, Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship

Digital Humanities Speaker Series

The Digital Humanities Speaker Series presents a lecture by Neil Jefferies, Head of Innovation at Oxford’s Bodleian Library. In this role, Neil has a wide remit to research and develop future technologies that are relevant to libraries. This talk will cover some of his current areas of interest:…

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Lecture: “Computational Transformation and Distributed Digital Objects” by Peter Cornwell


Location: 246 Hesburgh Library, Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship

Center for Digital Scholarship Lecture

The Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship presents a lecture by Peter Cornwell, a British software engineer and media theorist. Cornwell is known as a pioneer of computational transformation of digital corpora for long-term preservation, standards compliance, and the reclamation of research data isolated by obsolete technologies.…

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Saturday, March 30, 2019

Sunday, March 31, 2019