Seminar Videos

We bring in a variety of speakers to campus to talk about things that might not normally be covered in our classes. When possible, these seminars are recorded. Those videos are available below.


September 7, 2017:  Summer research presentations

Students from the 2017 summer research program will present their work. Amber Carnahan and Jori Gelbaugh will present Articulus, a Chrome extension whose goal is to allow readers of a web page to adjust the reading level required to understand the page’s content.  

View a video of Amber and Jori's presentation

Melissa Bazany and Cordell Engbers will present their work on the continued development of enhancing the Student Assessment of Learning and Teaching (SALT), a web application used by students at Hope to provide feedback about the effectiveness of their courses.

View a video of Melissa and Cordell's presentation

September 21, 2017:  Raspberry Pi showcase
Last spring several students took Raspberry Pi kits home with them to learn how to develop applications on them. These students will have a chance to show off their work at this seminar!
October 5, 2017:  Maria Eguiluz, General Electric

After graduating from Hope with a B.A. in Computer Science, Biology, and Spanish, Maria started working for GE Digital as part of their two-year Digital Technology Leadership Program. This program provided her the opportunity to explore front-end development as well as experiencing what working on enterprise Java applications is really like. Since ending the program, Maria has started learning and working in User Experience Design. Outside of work, she enjoys spend time with her dog, Cosmo, traveling, and reading.

October 19, 2017:  Paige Rodeghero, University of Notre Dame
Title, abstract and bio to be determined
November 2, 2017:  Will Polik, Hope College Chemistry (tentative)
November 16, 2017:  Kevin Fu, University of Michigan (tentative)
Title, abstract and bio to be determined
December 7, 2017 (10:30 a.m.): Senior Project Seminar final project presentations
Students from the Senior Project Seminar course will present their work on their capstone projects.  Note that these presentations will start at 10:30 a.m.


March 30 2017: Exploring Bioinformations through Distributed Computing | Nicholas Hazekamp

March 2 2017:  American Self-Defense in Cyberspace | Dr. Josiah Dykstra and Dr. Joel Toppen
February 16 2017: Student Presentations | Nathan Gingrich and Dane Linsky
October 27 2016: Everything is "in the cloud" ... so what's the big deal? | Anita Bateman
October 27 2016: The W. Mich. Anti-Fraud Research Collaboration | Dr. Tim Bergsma

October 6, 2016: Learning how to Learn — Studying Deep Learning as a Graduate Student in Computer Science | Joel Brogan