School of Engineering News

NEW! B.S. DEGREE IN CYBERSECURITY & DIGITAL FORENSICS

Christian Brothers University is offering the Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics degree beginning August 2012. This interdisciplinary degree provides an integrated curriculum that will prepare you to pursue employment or graduate school in a fast-growing field. CBU’s degree integrates courses in computer science, electrical engineering and management information systems. You’ll learn how to protect confidential data stored within computer networks. You’ll also learn how to engage in computer crime investigations – an emerging field known as digital forensics. As part of the academic program, you’ll also participate in an internship with one of CBU’s corporate partners. Computer science and engineering courses focus on subjects such as digital design, data structures, programming, networks and database design. Business coursework covers topics such as business applications, management information systems, information security and digital forensics. For more information on CBU’s new Cybersecurity and Digital Forensic program, visit www.cbu.edu/cyber or contact Dan Brandon at dbrandon@cbu.edu.

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FREE TUTORING FOR ENGINEERING & SCIENCE STUDENTS

Tutoring for Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Physics, Chemistry, Statics, and Dynamics is available at the Living Learning Center in the evenings from 8:00 – 10:00pm, Sunday through Thursday, every week of the fall semester from August 26 to December 9. (The only exceptions are October 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, and November 21, 22.)
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FALL 2012 LUNCH & LEARN SERIES

The schedule for the Fall 2012 Lunch & Learn Lecture Series has been set. The Lunch & Learns are for engineering students, faculty, and alumni. They are every month from 12:30 to 1:50pm in Nolan 241.

  • September 20 - Jim Burkhead, Vice President of Applied Technology, will give a talk titled “Microalgae Biofuels and Food: A Current Perspective”
  • October 11 - Hugh Teaford will give a talk on the railroad museum and Harahan Bridge.
  • October 25 - Major Gast will give a talk about opportunities with the ROTC
  • November 8 - Mark Cooper (FedEx)

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LANDS’ END COMPANY STORE FOR THE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

In case you didn’t already know about it, the School of Engineering has a company store with Lands’ End! The School of Engineering logo can be applied to any Lands’ End product through the online store at http://ces.landsend.com/cbuengineering.

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ONLINE GIFT FORM

The CBU Annual Fund now allows alumni to designate their gifts to a particular school or area. The online donation page is set up so you can specify where your gift should be used. In addition, you can dedicate your gift to the honor or memory of someone special in your life. Because of its simplicity, giving cash is the most popular form of giving. Cash gifts may be made by currency, check, money order, bank draft, or credit card. The applicable income tax deduction reduces the actual cost of the gift. If you would like to make a donation online, you may do so by visiting https://commerce.cashnet.com/cashnete/selfserve/EditItem.aspx?PC=ADVANCE-GFT&ItemCount=1