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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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.
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. …
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.…
Beginning in the fall of 2015, the College of Arts and Letters will offer a new minor in Computing and Digital Technologies (CDT), which is designed to supplement a traditional liberal arts education with technical instruction.
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.”
The College of Arts and Letters will launch an interdisciplinary minor in Computing and Digital Technologies (CDT) starting in the fall of 2015. The CDT minor will offer a foundation for Arts and Letters students interested in all facets of technology—from technology consulting and cyber security to the digital arts and humanities. “One of the most exciting aspects of this program is that it was designed from the beginning with input from Arts and Letters alumni who are now leaders in the technology industry,” said Charles Crowell, associate professor of psychology and director of the program.
At the core of the University of Notre Dame is an aspiration to become a preeminent research university with a distinctive Catholic mission and an unsurpassed undergraduate education. Those values will find expression in the new Digital Media Center, a component of the Campus Crossroads project.