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  • Student Summer Research Opportunity April 9, 2021
    The Center for Research in Open Source Software (CROSS) at the University of Santa Cruz is now accepting student proposals for their Open Source Research Experience (OSRE) Program Summer 2021. Deadline is April 30th. The goal of this program is to increase student capabilities ...
  • New Resources April 7, 2021
    Several new resources have emerged recently that the TOS community may find helpful in getting students and others started participating in open source communities. Marco Gerosa (POSSE alum), Georg Link, Gregorio Robles, Anita Sarma, Igor Steinmacher, Christoph Treude, Bianca Trinkenreich, Igor Wiese have updated the study ...
  • Colloquium on Teaching Open Source for Educators March 28, 2021
    The Institute of Applied Open Source at Johns Hopkins University in combination with the OSPO++ Network.is presenting an online Community Colloquium on Teaching Open Source for Educators Fri, 16 April 2021, 10:00 – 15:30 EDT. The focus of the event is on the who, what, ...
  • GSoC Opens March 29th March 15, 2021
    Google’s Summer of Code starts accepting student applications on Monday, March 29. The deadline to submit is Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 19:00 UTC. This year there are 202 open source mentoring organization with 31 organizations new this year.  There are helpful resources for students ...
  • Mario Nakazawa Named to POGIL Steering Committ March 6, 2021
    Our very own Mario Nakazawa from Berea College has been named to the POGIL Project Steering Committee.   POGIL, standing for Process Oriented Guided Inqiury Learning, uses scaffolded, inquiry learning to support student learning. The CS-POGIL project provides learning materials for a variety of computing courses. Congratulations ...
  • Interview with Dr. Kari Jordan, Executive Director at The Carpentries February 28, 2021
    David Yakobovitch from the HumAIn Podcast interviewed Dr. Kari Jordan, Executive Director at The Carpentries, on how to get started in open source. The article also talks about how they are translating their existing in-person two day workshops to an online format while maintaining a ...
  • Applications for GitHub (Student) Campus Experts Open! February 15, 2021
    GitHub has a GitHub Campus Experts Program which supports student leaders who foster student communities on their campuses in order to help other students learn industry skills and become better software developers. Applications are open now through February 28th. To qualify for the GitHub Campus Experts ...
  • FarmData2 in Phase 3 of GNOME Challenge!! February 10, 2021
    The saga continues!!!  The FarmData2 project has been selected to continue to Phase 3 of the GNOME Community Education Challenge! The team of  Grant Braught, Farhan Siddiqui, Michael Skalak, and Allen Tucker is one of only five teams to make it to the final round ...
  • Open Source Projects for Students January 30, 2021
    The Geeks for Geeks site recently published a list of avenues for student contributions to open source projects.  There are a variety of communities represented including Outreachy, Hyperledger, and the Free Software Foundation.   
  • Outreachy Internships – Deadline Feb 1 January 21, 2021
    Outreachy has announced applications will open February 1st for their next round of internships that start  May 2021.  If you’re in an open source project interested in mentoring students, sign up here. Details about the internships: remote internships with communities located around the world diversity is supported: ...
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