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 […]

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.

ICE 2011 Proposals Due October 1, 2010

Here’s a reminder that pro­pos­als to present work­shops at the Annual Illi­nois Com­put­ing Edu­ca­tors (ICE) Con­fer­ence  are due on Octo­ber 1, 2010. For more infor­ma­tion click here: http://www.iceberg.org/ice_conference