CAST announces Three Minute Thesis competition finalists

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On December 3, the College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) held its Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a research communication competition that challenges master’s and doctoral students to describe their research topic and its significance in just 3 minutes to a general audience.

FBI virtual internships fair was successfully hosted by IT students October 7

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On October 7, the School of Information Technology Registered Student Organizations hosted a virtual internship fair with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for summer 2022 recruitment opportunities. Due to COVID restrictions, the FBI (along with many other organizations) was unable to attend the in-person internship fair. The student club leaders identified technology-enabled career fairs as an opportunity to bring these internship prospects to ISU students. The FBI event is the first of what they hope will be many such events.

School of IT to host CyberGen Summer Camp

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Dr. Sumesh Philip is leading an initiative for the School of IT to host the GenCyber Summer Camp at Illinois State University in July 2022. GenCyber camps are a part of the federal government’s solution to the nation’s shortfall of skilled cybersecurity workers. The GenCyber camp is a free residential summer camp supported by a grant from the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation.