CUIP Office Move is complete

CUIP Office Move is complete

As we pre­vi­ously posted, dur­ing the Spring and Sum­mer quar­ters the CUIP staff packed up our assorted equip­ment and fur­ni­ture in prepa­ra­tion for a move to an entirely new build­ing, along with our gra­cious hosts, the Astron­omy and Astro­physics Depart­ment.   Though the move didn’t take place as early as those pre­vi­ous posts antic­i­pated, it […]

CUIP At Beasley

CUIP At Beasley

CUIP is pleased to be engaged in some tech sup­port and setup work at Beasley Aca­d­e­mic Cen­ter. Work­ing closely with Assis­tant Prin­ci­pal Ms. Jaidah Wil­son and Media Cen­ter Spe­cial­ist (Librar­ian) Mr. Chris Dow­ell, CUIP has been assem­bling some of the school’s older and some newer com­put­ers into a work­ing Library Com­puter Lab. The school’s plan for […]

Student assistants working with CUIP over the summer

Student assistants working with CUIP over the summer

Dur­ing the sum­mers, when we are not vis­it­ing our part­ner schools on a reg­u­lar sched­ule, CUIP’s In-The-Schools group works on a vari­ety of behind-the-scenes projects and also some CPS-teacher and CPS-student spe­cial pro­grams on cam­pus. This sum­mer we are very happy to have the help of two UChicago stu­dents who dur­ing the school year have […]

Capstone 2011

Capstone 2011

This Sum­mer, CUIP Founder Don York and CUIP Staff Mem­bers Mitch Marks, Russ Revzan, and Terry Jones plan to con­tinue work with the CPS Office of Math & Sci­ence on the Cap­stone Course for Space Sci­ence.   The sum­mer course will con­tinue to pro­vide learn­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties for teams of CPS High School Stu­dents and their […]

CPS Tech Talk

CPS has announced the 2013 Tech Talk Con­fer­ence.  The con­fer­ence is being held at the Dis­ney Mag­net Ele­men­tary School on Feb­ru­ary 1, 2013.  This annual con­fer­ence is for teach­ers, tech­nol­ogy coor­di­na­tors, and admin­is­tra­tors.  It will high­light how the lat­est tech­nolo­gies can be used to sup­port teach­ing and learn­ing.  The event web­site is at  https://sites.google.com/site/cpstt13/home for more information.  […]

U of C Student Jobs

Good with com­put­ers? Good with school teach­ers and stu­dents? NSP / CUIP Tech Copy the URL below into your browser. http://marketplace.uchicago.edu/still-needed-current-students-for-cuip-chgo-publ-schls-technology-assistants If the Mar­ket­place post­ing has expired, here is the equiv­a­lent text: Still needed: CURRENT STUDENTS for CUIP Chgo Publ Schls tech­nol­ogy assis­tants Are you handy with com­put­ers and print­ers? Do you com­mu­ni­cate well with ele­men­tary school […]

CUIP Office Moving

CUIP Office Moving

Along with the Astron­omy and Astro­physics depart­ment, our host at the Uni­ver­sity of Chicago, CUIP’s cam­pus offices will be moved dur­ing the sum­mer of 2011, to make way for a ren­o­va­tion of the Research Insti­tutes. We will be housed in a “tem­po­rary” struc­ture while the cur­rent Astron­omy and Astro­physics Cen­ter (AAC build­ing) is cleared away! […]

ICE-CAP Mini-Grant Applications due February 4, 2011

If you are a mem­ber of the Illi­nois Com­put­ing Edu­ca­tors you are eli­gi­ble to apply for an ICE-CAP mini-grant. All appli­ca­tions are due on Feb­ru­ary 4, 2011 and the win­ners will be noti­fied by Feb­ru­ary 18, 2011. For more details visit the Illi­nois Com­put­ing Edu­ca­tors Chicago Chap­ter web­site at http://www.iceberg.org/icecap.